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Job Description


Amoura, a family-owned restaurant located in South San Francisco, is looking to hire an Executive Chef/Kitchen Manager to join our team! You will directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in preparing and serving food. Our ideal hire would be able to perform the following duties:



  • Designing new recipes, pricing, planning menus, and selecting plate presentations

  • Menu development for a fine-casual Mediterranean restaurant

  • Oversee the daily operation of the food service staff

  • Manage inventory of ingredients and supplies

  • Maintain health standards for raw and finished products

  • Ensuring promptness, freshness, and quality of dishes

  • Coordinating cooks' tasks

  • Adjust daily schedule for shift personnel to ensure optimal efficiency

  • Implementing hygiene policies and examining equipment for cleanliness

  • Reviewing staffing levels to meet service, operational, and financial objectives

  • Hiring and training kitchen staff, such as cooks, food preparation workers, and dishwashers

  • Performing administrative tasks, taking stock of food and equipment supplies, and doing purchase orders

  • Setting and monitoring performance standards for staff

  • Obtaining feedback on food and service quality, and handling customer problems and complaints

  • Stay current on restaurant industry trends


Qualifications:



  • Must have a passion for gastronomy

  • 2 years minimum of kitchen management experience, preferably in fine dining

  • Must possess culinary creativity 

  • Knowledge of common food safety practices 

  • Previous experience in food service or other related fields

  • Must be dependable

  • Must be able to work in a team environment

  • Strong leadership qualities

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent written and communication skills

  • High school diploma/GED required (culinary degree preferred)


Company Description

A family-owned business serving quality food and great customer service for the past 50 years.


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Job Description


Oversees a restaurant's kitchen by managing other members of the food preparation team, deciding what dishes to serve and adjusting orders to meet guests' requests. May assist in prep work, such as chopping vegetables, but more often will be involved in cooking specialty dishes. Must posses and have strong passion for the culinary arts and is a people person.


Chef Job Duties:



  • Cooks guests' orders according to their preferences

  • Must expedite the pass through cook’s window to maintain proper consistency in food quality and service between the hours of 12 – 1 PM and or 5:30 – 7:30 PM daily.

  • Employs food safety best practices and makes sure that all kitchen staff members do the same

  • Acts with appropriate caution in a dangerous environment where there are knives and high-temperature surfaces

  • Selects choice ingredients that will give dishes the best flavor and presentation.

  • Experiments to come up with new specialties that will draw diners into the restaurant

  • Coaches the lead cooks and other members of the kitchen staff, so they perform at their best

  • Determines how much food to order and maintains an appropriate supply at the restaurant

  • Keeps up with trends in cooking and the restaurant business to ensure that guests have a positive experience

  • Works quickly and accurately during busy periods, such as weekends and evenings

  • Occasionally takes on extra duties, such as cleaning, when the kitchen is short-staffed or the restaurant is particularly busy

  • Takes direction and works with the restaurant's administrative team

  • Must Conduct daily kitchen briefing with Cooks and servers to discuss the service and business at hand.


Chef Skills and Qualifications:


· Training in Culinary Arts,


· Minimum 5 years Experience in leadership position.


· Works Quickly


· Physical Stamina


· Creative Flair


· Flexible Schedule


· Strong Communication, Organizational Skills


· Team Mentality


· Leadership Skills


 


 


 



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