Executive Chef – Creative Independent Concept


Brad Metzger Restaurant Solutions

Executive Chef – Creative Independent Concept Los Angeles CA
$110000 – $115000

Intimate new concept with less than 50 seats is debuting on the Westside! Looking for a Chef to lead the opening, oversee culinary, and creatively collaborate with passionate ownership. A la carte dinner only + special invite tasting menu dinners. Menu in the vein of Western Mediterranean with strong French and Italian influences. 

Past experience having traveled or staged in Europe a huge plus!

Executive Chef Responsibilities:

  • Creatively evolve the a la carte menu and create one-off dinner tasting experiences 
  • Ensure that all food and products are expertly and consistently prepared 
  • Maintain operational control of purchasing, receiving, and inventory of all kitchen items
  • Ensure that all equipment is kept clean and kept in excellent working condition
  • Schedule labor as required by anticipating business activity while ensuring that all positions are staffed as needed and labor cost goals are met
  • Provide employees and staff with proper training on all recipes as well as maintaining cleanliness, sanitation, safety and organization 
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to culinary team 
  • Create a work environment that promotes teamwork, representation, performance feedback, recognition, mutual respect and employee satisfaction

Executive Chef Skills/Qualifications:

  • 2 years senior culinary management experience (Executive Chef, Chef de Cuisine, Senior or Executive Sous Chef)
  • Dedication to excellent food quality and ensuring compliance with all health and safety, and safe food handling practices
  • Passion for food and guest experience! 
  • Ability to work effectively within a collaborative team environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a positive/upbeat fashion
  • Experience in food cost, labor cost, menu costing
  • Active ServSafe Management Food Safety Certificate
  • A flexible schedule. Mornings, nights, weekends and holidays are required

Compensation Package Includes:

  • Salary in the $110-$115k range, depending on experience
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Medical insurance
  • PTO Plan

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