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Executive Chef
Salary Competitive salary
Schedule Full Time
Experience Minimum 5 years of experience
Location 25 11th Ave, New York, NY 10011, USA
Category Music Venue
Cuisine American

Executive Chef


Description
City Winery is proud to announce the grand return of our flagship location, City Winery New York, this spring 2020 at Hudson River Park.

City Winery, founded in New York City in 2008 by Michael Dorf, strives to deliver the highest-end combined culinary and cultural experience to our guests who are passionate in sharing enthusiasm around wine, music, and culinary arts. We are a unique facility, combining a fully functioning winery with intimate concerts, food & wine classes, private events in a variety of configurations, and fine dining.

We are seeking a high-powered Executive Chef to lead the reopening of our flagship location.

Job Summary
The Executive Chef is responsible for the overall management and oversight of culinary strategies, initiatives, and daily operation to ultimately ensure the highest standards are met for all food prepared in the kitchen and served at our property. This role is accountable for adhering to City Winery’s food culture and style, standards and expectations of food quality, freshness, and presentation, and maintaining compliance all associated regulatory guidelines. This individual will be creative thought leader with a passion for the culinary world and the ability to successfully execute culinary strategies. This role must lead by example in successfully creating and fostering an environment of mutual trust and respect.

Minimum Qualifications
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in an overall kitchen leadership or similar role
• AOS Culinary School Graduate and/or related training is a plus
• Functional working knowledge of all Health Department, OSHA, and all other related regulations
• Demonstrated knowledge of current culinary/ industry trends
• Ability to successfully multi-task, delegate, and manage several projects/tasks at once in a high pressure, fast paced environment
• Must have demonstrated decision making and trouble-shooting skills with superior level of attention to detail
• Financial/business acumen and excellent analytical skills. Ability to meet budgets including labor, food and applicable direct operating costs
• Ability to effectively train, develop staff and build team morale
• Ability to work collaboratively and professionally across company levels in achieving overall company and business goals
• Excellent interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to lead and work as a team
• Excellent time management and organization skills
• Must have demonstrated ability be a creative thinker
• Must be fluently literate including ability to read, write and communicate using English language, conduct business related mathematics and analyze data as required.
• Must have proficient computer and technological skills
• Must have Serve Safe food handler’s certificate
• Ability to perform physical requirements of position including standing and walking around for extended periods of time, bending, pushing, pulling, lifting and carrying loads of up to 50 pounds
• Able and willing to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays

Overview of Responsibilities
• Oversee all areas of culinary operations. Works hands-on to schedule, coordinate, and supervise all activities of multiple shifts. Manage all kitchen staff, delegate responsibilities, set deadlines, and maintain accountability
• Teach and adhere to City Winery philosophy, culture, and commitment to quality food and service
• Continually monitor production procedures to ensure quality, consistency, efficiency, productivity, and professionalism are at highest level
• Supervise kitchen management to ensure all daily and weekly standard operating procedures are followed, including but not limited to following recipes/methods, quality measures and specs, product utilization, deadlines, daily/weekly/holiday planning, purchasing communication and inventory planning
• Lead by example and enforce all Company policies, procedures, guidelines, and practices
• Direct and oversee proper training of kitchen staff in the proper storage, preparation, cooking, garnishing, and presentation of food.
• Establish goals, anticipate and resolve problems concerning all facets of the kitchen
• Execute, follow up, and ensure sustained future for all culinary related projects, tasks, initiatives
• Develop production methodologies to increase efficiency, productivity, quality and/or consistency in the kitchen
• Ensure that high standards of sanitation, cleanliness and safety are maintained throughout all kitchen areas at all times, in compliance with established standards. Inspect supplies, equipment, or work areas to ensure all kitchen equipment is cleaned and operating safely and properly i.e. refrigerators, ovens, freezers, stoves, etc.
• Report to work at scheduled time, neatly groomed and in the correct uniform
• Attend and participate in all scheduled meetings and training
• Partner with and work collaboratively with internal Company divisions to achieve overall company and business goals
• Perform and complete all projects/tasks/ objectives as requested by upper management and Company leadership


This is a full time role eligible for benefits including a generous paid time off package, medical, dental, vision insurance, life & ad&d, 401K, and flexible spending accounts.


City Winery is proud to announce the grand return of our flagship location, City Winery New York, this spring 2020 at Hudson River Park.

City Winery, founded in New York City in 2008 by Michael Dorf, strives to deliver the highest-end combined culinary and cultural experience to our guests who are passionate in sharing enthusiasm around wine, music, and culinary arts. We are a unique facility, combining a fully functioning winery with intimate concerts, food & wine classes, private events in a variety of configurations, and fine dining.

We are seeking a high-powered Executive Chef to lead the reopening of our flagship location.

Job Summary
The Executive Chef is responsible for the overall management and oversight of culinary strategies, initiatives, and daily operation to ultimately ensure the highest standards are met for all food prepared in the kitchen and served at our property. This role is accountable for adhering to City Winery’s food culture and style, standards and expectations of food quality, freshness, and presentation, and maintaining compliance all associated regulatory guidelines. This individual will be creative thought leader with a passion for the culinary world and the ability to successfully execute culinary strategies. This role must lead by example in successfully creating and fostering an environment of mutual trust and respect.

Minimum Qualifications
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in an overall kitchen leadership or similar role
• AOS Culinary School Graduate and/or related training is a plus
• Functional working knowledge of all Health Department, OSHA, and all other related regulations
• Demonstrated knowledge of current culinary/ industry trends
• Ability to successfully multi-task, delegate, and manage several projects/tasks at once in a high pressure, fast paced environment
• Must have demonstrated decision making and trouble-shooting skills with superior level of attention to detail
• Financial/business acumen and excellent analytical skills. Ability to meet budgets including labor, food and applicable direct operating costs
• Ability to effectively train, develop staff and build team morale
• Ability to work collaboratively and professionally across company levels in achieving overall company and business goals
• Excellent interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to lead and work as a team
• Excellent time management and organization skills
• Must have demonstrated ability be a creative thinker
• Must be fluently literate including ability to read, write and communicate using English language, conduct business related mathematics and analyze data as required.
• Must have proficient computer and technological skills
• Must have Serve Safe food handler’s certificate
• Ability to perform physical requirements of position including standing and walking around for extended periods of time, bending, pushing, pulling, lifting and carrying loads of up to 50 pounds
• Able and willing to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays

Overview of Responsibilities
• Oversee all areas of culinary operations. Works hands-on to schedule, coordinate, and supervise all activities of multiple shifts. Manage all kitchen staff, delegate responsibilities, set deadlines, and maintain accountability
• Teach and adhere to City Winery philosophy, culture, and commitment to quality food and service
• Continually monitor production procedures to ensure quality, consistency, efficiency, productivity, and professionalism are at highest level
• Supervise kitchen management to ensure all daily and weekly standard operating procedures are followed, including but not limited to following recipes/methods, quality measures and specs, product utilization, deadlines, daily/weekly/holiday planning, purchasing communication and inventory planning
• Lead by example and enforce all Company policies, procedures, guidelines, and practices
• Direct and oversee proper training of kitchen staff in the proper storage, preparation, cooking, garnishing, and presentation of food.
• Establish goals, anticipate and resolve problems concerning all facets of the kitchen
• Execute, follow up, and ensure sustained future for all culinary related projects, tasks, initiatives
• Develop production methodologies to increase efficiency, productivity, quality and/or consistency in the kitchen
• Ensure that high standards of sanitation, cleanliness and safety are maintained throughout all kitchen areas at all times, in compliance with established standards. Inspect supplies, equipment, or work areas to ensure all kitchen equipment is cleaned and operating safely and properly i.e. refrigerators, ovens, freezers, stoves, etc.
• Report to work at scheduled time, neatly groomed and in the correct uniform
• Attend and participate in all scheduled meetings and training
• Partner with and work collaboratively with internal Company divisions to achieve overall company and business goals
• Perform and complete all projects/tasks/ objectives as requested by upper management and Company leadership


This is a full time role eligible for benefits including a generous paid time off package, medical, dental, vision insurance, life & ad&d, 401K, and flexible spending accounts.



Details
Salary Competitive salary
Schedule Full Time
Experience Minimum 5 years of experience
Location 25 11th Ave, New York, NY 10011, USA
Category Music Venue
Cuisine American

Skills
Culinary Degree/Training
Cleanliness
Food Safety
Kitchen Safety
Kitchen Tools
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