Chef de Cuisine – Celebrated Group


Brad Metzger Restaurant Solutions

Chef de Cuisine – Celebrated Group Ojai CA
$75000 – $80000

An exciting and unique opportunity to join a renowned multi-unit restaurant group as the Chef de Cuisine of their newest concept in Ojai. This charming eatery offers a fresh, artisanal bakery & café for breakfast and lunch, with full dinner service in the evenings. This is role is perfect for a genuine and passionate leader who is ready for a change of pace in a beautiful location!

Chef de Cuisine Responsibilities:

  • Be a team player, and find ways to serve the team
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with other members of the team.
  • Lead by example, working quickly and efficiently, respecting the ingredients and fellow teammates.
  • Oversee prep list is completed efficiently and according to the standard of the chef. Also ensure proper cooling of the prepped food items.
  • Make sure that proper sanitation is being practiced and maintained throughout the kitchen.
  • Help prepare the PM prep list as well as the AM prep list for the following day.
  • Review future Events and prepare items in advance.
  • Oversee PM deep cleaning projects to make sure they are done on time and to a high standard.
  • Manage the kitchen maintenance calendars and make sure all equipment is serviced properly. Record all service in the R&M log.
  • Assist with AM/PM prep list to allow the team to operate quickly and efficiently.
  • Ensure that food is not wasted and that surplus/aging product is utilized.

Chef de Cuisine Preferred Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience in a similar position (Senior Sous Chef, Executive Sous Chef, CDC, Executive Chef)
  • High level plating skills are a must 
  • Opening experience is a plus
  • Love for unique, quality ingredients 
  • Excellent communication skills and leadership qualities
  • Ability to thrive in a high-pressure environment
  • Creative, innovative thinking and ability to introduce new  ideas 
  • Exceptional standards for cleanliness, health, and safety
  • Experience in managing inventory and cost controls
  • Flexible schedule, including weekends, and on holidays

Benefits Include: 

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Medical insurance 100% covered
  • PTO plan
  • Continued education stipend
  • Cell phone reimbursement


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