Chef de Cuisine – Multi-Concept Project


Brad Metzger Restaurant Solutions

Chef de Cuisine – Multi-Concept Project Los Angeles CA
$90000 – $120000

New project with multiple concepts launching in LA! The team is looking for a talented Chef de Cuisine to collaborate closely with senior leadership on menu development, opening SOPs, hiring and training. This unique, thoughtfully designed venue will feature two concepts + event space, highlighting California Cuisine with Mediterranean and Italian nuances. There is a strong and respected Chef in place who will be overseeing the project as a whole, with this role supporting in oversight. STRONG benefits!!


Chef de Cuisine Responsibilities:

  • Support Culinary Director and senior leadership
  • Core menu and seasonal menu R&D
  • Assist in leading a successful opening – including developing pre-opening SOPS and refining post-opening 
  • Proactively managing costs and budgets
  • Maintaining proper ordering, inventory and other administrative items
  • Leading and mentoring a strong team, including scheduling, hiring, and training, performance management
  • Ensuring best practices for safety and sanitation in the kitchen

Chef de Cuisine Preferred Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience in a senior leadership role (Executive Chef, CDC, Executive Sous Chef)
  • Chef-driven background with preference towards California Cuisine or Western Mediterranean familiarity (Spanish, South France, Italian, etc)
  • Past multi-unit familiarity a plus (such as boutique or luxury hotel experience)
  • Excellent communication skills and leadership qualities
  • Ability to thrive in a high-pressure environment
  • Exceptional standards for cleanliness, health, and safety
  • Creative, innovative thinking
  • Flexible schedule, including weekends, and on holidays

Compensation / Benefits:

  • Base salary in the $90-$110k range, potentially up to $120k for a Chef with a proven track record
  • Full medical coverage for individual and partial for dependents 
  • Robust PTO program
  • 401k Plan in development 

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