We have an immediate need for a passionate, hospitality driven Chef de Cuisine at Lincoln, our fine dining Italian restaurant at Lincoln Center.
Plan, direct, and supervise the food preparation and cooking activities of multiple kitchens throughout the company.
Test and develop new recipes, staying one step ahead of the trends.
Work directly with the Executive Chef to ensure the highest quality of ingredients are purchased and received.
Work with and train all sous chefs and cooks.
Ensure specifics in all recipes and food apportionment for every dish is met and being followed by cooks.
Make periodic and regular inspections of units to observe quality of food preparation and service, food appearance, cleanliness and sanitation of production and service areas, equipment, and employee appearance.
Cook by example; demonstrate culinary techniques and/or methods to kitchen staff or guests.
Monitor guest satisfaction, ensuring a world class experience.
Minimum 5 years as Exec Sous Chef and/or Chef de Cuisine or other senior leadership role in in a restaurant and hotel with similar style of dining, capacity and volume.
Experience in fine dining or elevated Italian cuisine is preferred.
Servsafe, Food Safety Handler, and Training for Intervention Procedures (TIPS) certifications required.
Strong financial and computer skills; has experience working with and an¿understanding of P&L’s and budgeting.
Possess a passion for culinary excellence with incredible skill to create exciting new dishes, appropriate for the venue’s concept.
Think quickly, multitask, and adapt to changing situations while maintaining the highest quality of product and other established standards.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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