Head Chef About us: Citizens is an expanding farm-to-table brunch company with two locations in New York; Citizens of Chelsea & Citizens of Gramercy. We have immediate plans of growth within NY and other states. Our focus is on creating an exciting and healthy brunch experience that looks good and feels good for our guests. Our menu combines breakfast & lunch dishes with creative ingredients and plating methods. Please see: IG: Website: Citizens is built on a culture of ever growing innovation, healthy, affordable food and coffee. Our mission is to build urban cafes that become the touchstones of communities through vibrant food, coffee and hospitality. High-growth opportunity to lead, create and inspire a growing brunch cafe group You are a person who has experience in leading kitchens and effectively managing people and operations. As the group continues to expand, you're consistently in the process of building systems and developing team members in all things operations. You're a creative food driven leader who seeks challenges and growth while governing a high volume operation. Competitive Salary based on experience Health Benefits and Paid Leave You will be responsible for the entire culinary operation, as well as financial responsibilities such as food cost management, labor efficiency. Collaboration with seasonal menu creation Develop all BOH team members and keep retention rates high and promotions frequent Handle daily P responsibility- accountability for all food and labor costs Oversee the quality of fresh ingredients received from our suppliers Oversee inventory, supply & scheduling Achieve and maintain Department of Health Standards, holding your team accountable and role-modeling cleanliness from your tactics organizing the kitchen and all stations Handle all BOH employee relations communication (including disciplinary action) Hire and interview candidates while properly managing recruiting needs Review & collaborate on people development Communicate verbally and digitally on a daily basis across various systemic and organizational platforms such as Google Drive, Schedulefly, Slack, Breadcrumb You have: 2 - 5 years minimum kitchen management experience A passion for real, good food and the leadership skills to operate a high volume restaurant The willingness to roll up your sleeves and pitch in whenever necessary The necessary skills to motivate and develop a high performing team The discipline and desire to create systems and organization within fast changing environments Excellent communication skills Strong computer skills Ability to learn technological platforms and work systematically with them Familiarity with restaurant costing and inventory systems An eye for detail The desire for professional improvement and the process of learning The ability to take many variables to find the best solution to a problem An organized approach to achieving team goals Proven tactics to successful operations in an evolving environment More detail about Citizens of Chelsea, please visit Associated topics: baker, corporate, executive kitchen, pastry, restaurant chef, salad chef, service, service manager, sushi chef, team lead
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