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Executive Chef - The California Endowment - Patina Restaurant Group job in Los Angeles

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Delaware North THS LAX jobs

Los Angeles, California (CA)

Job ID:  527970
Employer:  Delaware North THS LAX
Job Category:  Concessions

Location
City:  Los Angeles
09/22/2018

Description
Our Exciting Work Environment
At Golden State Cafu00E9 at the California Endowment healthy choices are easy and celebrated. Here, fresh foods are prepared to serve the needs of The California Endowment community and made to be enjoyed over welcome conversations in the open-air courtyard. Our chefs at Golden State Cafe understand that preventive health starts at the dining table and make it easy to enjoy delicious fresh-made organic options daily. Our seasonal menu celebrates the flavors of each crop and aligns with the initiatives of The California Endowment. From a grab-and-go meal to a fully catered meeting or event, we take pride in providing the best whole foods to each and every one of our guests.

An immediate opportunity exists for a dynamic Executive Chef. This person will oversee and provide support to the cafu00E9, catering department and overall facility operations at the California Endowment. Duties and responsibilities will include: manage daily operations, formulate policies and procedures, collaborate with General Manager and Catering Department to plan the use of food & beverage and human capital. The Executive Chef should nurture the client relationship. He or she should be a natural leader, championing the development of his or her team.
Responsibilities
  • Coordinate hiring and training activities for kitchen and back of house employees while continuously monitoring their performance.
  • Develop and maintain recipes, portion specifications, and standard prepar ation procedures for all dishes and ensure that all cooks are following these standards.
  • Determination of purchasing specifications and budgetary allotments for all menu items.
  • Lead and cook by example and provide guidance to any subordinates.
  • Ensure kitchen operations can run smoothly and efficiently in your absence.
  • Make periodic and regular inspection to observe quality of food preparation and service, food appearance, cleanliness and sanitation of production and service areas, equipment , and employee appearance.
  • Prepare operational reports and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends and make appropriate recommendations for success.
  • Maintain complete knowledge of and compliance with all company policies/service procedures/standards.
  • Have a working knowledge of company invoice tracking, labor tracking, schedule preparation, food cost management, labor cost management, inventory control and hiring/counseling/termination policies.
Qualifications
  • Minimum 5 years experience as an Executive Chef, Chef de Cuisine or Executive Sous Chef in a concept with a similar style of dining, capacity and volume .
  • Certificate or degree in Culinary Arts preferred.
  • Servsafe and Food Safety Handler certification s required.
  • Strong financial and computer skills; has experience working with and an understanding of P&L's and budgeting .
  • Possess a passion for culinary excellence with incredible skill to create exciting and accessible new dishes, appropriate for the venue's concept.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays in addition to normal business hours, as needed. This concept is primarily Monday-Friday day shifts, but there may be occasional catering events outside of this.
  • Proven ability to direct staff clear and concisely while positively influenc ing employee behavior and performance .
  • Maintains o penness and willingness to learn new techniques and improve abilities.
  • T hink quickly , multitask, and adapt to changing situations while maintaining the highest quality of product and other establis hed standards.
  • Ability to navigate and utilize Microsoft Office Suite programs (especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook), appropriate point of sale (POS) systems, and any other required operating machines (i.e. cooking machinery ).
Equal Employment Opportunity
Delaware North Companies, Incorporated and its subsidiaries consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Delaware North is an equal opportunity employer.
Who We Are
Take your career beyond the ordinary-to the extraordinary, with Patina Restaurant Group and Delaware North.

Patina Restaurant Group, a bi-coastal boutique company, continues to grow as a leader in the premium segment of the restaurant industry! Boasting approximately 80 restaurants and hospitality venues in performing arts centers, Patina Restaurant Group offers outstanding career opportunities for talented & highly motivated professionals who have an eye for detail and an appreciation for the exceptional quality and level of service they stand for.

Our family of restaurants are aligned with unique architectural landmarks and cultural institutions that strive to enrich the American experience through fine arts, dance, music, theatre and performance. PRG operates exciting restaurants in world famous locations: from Lincoln Ristorante at Lincoln Center to the Sea Grill at Rockefeller Center; timeless spaces like the Michelin-starred Patina at Walt Disney Concert Hall, or fresh new collaborations like Morimoto Asia - our restaurants offer the finest in artisanal culinary inspirations.

Patina Restaurant Group is a proud subsidiary of Delaware North. And at Delaware North - whether it's in sporting venues, casinos, airports, national parks, iconic hotels, or premier restaurants - there's no telling where your career can ultimately take you! We empower you to do great work in a company with 100 years of success, stability and growth. Delaware North is one of the largest and most admired, privately-held hospitality companies in the world, and when put together with Patina Restaurant Group's exceptional cuisine, landmark locations, and genuine hospitality - the sky is the limit.
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