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Multi-Unit Chef

Company: Lucas Group, A Korn Ferry Company
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Lucas Group, a Korn Ferry company has partnered with our client on their search for Multi-Unit Chef.TITLE: MULTI-UNIT CHEFREPORTS TO: CORPORATE EXECUTIVE CHEFOur MissionOur mission is to enrich the lives of our guests and our team members. We do this through serving the highest level of food quality, bar drink quality, and legendary guest service in a clean and comfortable environment with an energetic ambiance while maximizing profit through sales growth and meeting our annual budget by controlling labor costs, costs of goods sold, and operating expenses. We believe in treating our team members and guests like family and we know that our success depends upon creating and retaining a team capable of delivering an exceptional dining experience to every guest, every time and creating memories our guests will never forget.Summary of PositionThe Corporate Chef assists the Corporate Executive Chef in overseeing the daily operations of BOH operations of all 6 concepts. They help ensure that that all performance goals are reached, including facility profitability through revenue generation, cost control, guest satisfaction, and development of team members. Performance includes but is not limited to guest satisfaction, maintaining, and improving our standards, achieving financial objectives, and maintaining a positive work environment. Responsible for ensuring that guests receive the highest level of food quality and superior service in a clean, comfortable environment with an energetic ambiance while maximizing profit from meeting our annual budget by controlling labor costs, costs of goods sold, and operating expenses.Duties & Responsibilities:BOH Training

  • Assist with and help create BOH training material, specs., checklists, spreadsheets, etc. for all restaurants.
  • Help ensure that all BOH employees are trained using the proper Company training materials, specs., policies and procedures
  • Help ensure that all training material, policies, and standards are being followed and maintained by the BOH staff.
  • Ensure all BOH employees are 100% knowledgeable of all recipes, portions, presentations, cooking procedures, proper ingredients etc.
  • Assist with the maintenance and updating of all Company BOH training materials
  • Constantly be training and developing BOH staff members into becoming our next KM's, Assistant KM's and BOH Supervisors
  • Constantly be training and developing the Expo position to perform on the highest level and ensure every dish gets delivered to our guests with the best flavor, presentation, freshness, portion control etc.BOH Staffing & Schedules
    • When necessary, assist with scheduling and ensuring that BOH work schedules are prepared accurately, on time and within budget
    • Help ensure that Kitchens are maintaining proper staffing levels for all positions
    • Assist with developing and training KM's on how to schedule for proper sales volumes and how to maintain our labor costs within our budgets
    • Ensure, participate in, and assist in being proactive in hiring to build up our staff levels when necessary and be proactive to trim down our staffing levels when necessary. Work directly with the Corporate Executive Chef on this responsibility.
    • Help ensure that all the schedules are accurately created with proper staffing levels in BOH positions and proper staffing levels according to business demands
    • Take corrective action and notify Corporate Executive Chef when BOH supervisors are not holding their staff accountable for their actions and help ensure the BOH supervisors are making the staff follow all the Company's Policies and Procedures
    • When working in a Kitchen hold the BOH staff 100% accountable for their actions
    • Acknowledge and reward the KM's, BOH Managers and BOH employees for their great job performanceBOH Staff Supervision
      • Assist Kitchen Managers, Supervisors and BOH staff.
      • When working in a Kitchen ensure the BOH staffs' daily duties and ensure all company standards, policies, and procedures are being met. This will be accomplished through holding Kitchen Managers, Assistant Kitchen Managers and BOH Supervisors accountable for their actions
      • When working in a Kitchen ensure all daily checklists, line check sheets, prep sheets and order guides are being filled out, completed, and filed 100% correctly
      • Show leadership through hard work, loyalty, dedication, and honesty to all the Staff and the Company
      • Earn and Maintain the respect of your fellow Managers and staff members through hard work, honesty, dedication, and strong Leadership
      • Assist with the disciplinary actions of BOH employees
      • Assist in Interviews and when necessary, participate in the hiring of BOH employees
      • Help ensure all food, beverage, paper, and chemical supplies are accounted for.
      • Ensure that there is no internal theft and that we are keeping product waste to a minimum
      • Constantly be developing/training the Expo position to perform at the highest levels
      • Keep constant communication with Corporate Executive Chef to develop, train and execute practices that will eliminate FOH issues with the BOH performance
      • Attend weekly meetings with the Corporate Executive Chef to ensure consistent communication
      • Acknowledge and reward KM's, BOH Managers and BOH employees for their great job performance
      • Assist stores as a fill-in manager to cover vacations, staffing shortages, and/or terminations.Food Standards
        • Work directly with the Corporate Executive Chef to research and develop to execute the best tasting food and the most beautiful food possible. R&D will be a constant practice for the Corporate Chef.
        • Help ensure all Restaurants' overall food quality meets or exceeds the highest standards. These standards will be set by the Corporate Executive Chef, Corporate Chef, Director of Operations, and the Owner as a TEAM.
        • Research, develop, execute, file, and help train the BOH staff on new food recipes, ingredients, complete dishes, and plate presentations
        • While working in the Kitchen ensure and enforce that all food recipes, ingredients, and plate presentations meet the company specs.
        • Ensure that all food dishes are portioned and priced within the Company's standards, specs. and budgets
        • While working in the Kitchen ensure that all plate presentations and garnishes are to the highest standards and company specs
        • Ensure and enforce that all shelf-life specs. are followed
        • While working in the Kitchen ensure that all recipes and cooking procedures are followed 100% during prep
        • Ensure and enforce that all line cooking procedures are following the company's established specs
        • Ensure all food is delivered appropriately hot or cold to the guest and as quick as possible
        • Help develop and execute new practices to ensure that our guests receive their food in a timely manner at the proper temperature
        • Help develop and enforce practices that ensure that all food dishes are prepared 100% accurate according to the guest's order
        • Work with Corporate Executive Chef to research, create, develop, price, and train each restaurants' BOH staff on our weekly/monthly food specials
        • Ensure and enforce that we are creating and serving the highest quality, best tasting and best-looking food is always our goal and that we will stop at nothing to accomplish this goalPurchasing
          • Notify Corporate Executive Chef when vendors provide improper pricing
          • Notify the Corporate Executive Chef of any product pricing concerns and assist with developing new ideas and products to maximize quality and reduce costs
          • Ensure food purchases meet or exceed our Food Quality Specs and Standards
          • Help ensure that our food and supplies from vendors are accepted at its highest point of freshness and that our vendors have used proper food handling practices
          • When necessary assist with and ensure that the KM's received exactly what they are ordering
          • Notify the Corporate Executive Chef when our vendors provide us products that do not meet our quality standards.
          • Notify Corporate Executive Chef when a kitchen is not maintaining proper inventory on china, silverware, small wares, kitchen supplies etc.., so he/she can purchase more productCost Control
            • Help ensure each store's BOH budgeted labor costs are being met
            • Help ensure that each store's budgeted food, paper, and chemical costs are being met. This will be accomplished through proper purchasing, portion control and product handling.
            • Help ensure each kitchen's budgeted fixed and variable Operating Expenses are being met
            • Work with Corporate Executive Chef to create, educate, and execute ideas, policies, and procedures to help the Company reduce food costs while maintaining and increasing food quality
            • Assist kitchens with counting and completing their weekly and monthly inventories
            • Help create and educate proper portion control methods, procedures, and portion control tools
            • While working in the kitchen ensure all portions are executed 100% to our recipes and plate specifications
            • Help train and ensure that proper pull thawing procedures are being followed to Company specs. and Health Department guidelines.
            • Help train and ensure that proper food chilling practices are being followed to Company specs. and Health Department guidelines
            • Ensure food waste is kept to a minimum and properly documented
            • Ensure and enforce that proper cooking procedures are being followed to Company specs. and Health Department guidelines.
            • Assist with the scheduling and preparing for BOH staff meetings. Attend BOH staff meetings.ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AVAILABLE CONCERNING:
              • CLEANLINESS/MAINTENANCE/HEALTH SCORE
              • CORPORATE OFFICE
              • QUALIFICATIONS: REQUIREMENTS/PREFERRED

Keywords: Lucas Group, A Korn Ferry Company, Knoxville , Multi-Unit Chef, Hospitality & Tourism , Knoxville, Tennessee

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