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Executive Chef

Company: Freemason Abbey Restaurant
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

Freemason Abbey Restaurant is looking for an experienced and creative Executive Chef to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for food and commitment to creating unique and delicious dishes. The Executive Chef will be responsible for overseeing the entire kitchen staff, developing menus, creating new recipes, and ensuring all food is prepared to the highest standard. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual to take their career path to the next level in a fast paced and rewarding environment. Freemason Abbey Restaurant is a successful 35 year old local business, that is iconic in our community. We have a scratch kitchen, with our menus featuring fresh seafood, steaks, pasta dishes and more. We are well known for our award winning she crab soup! Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Develop and maintain menus Manage and oversee daily operations of the kitchen creating an atmosphere of focusing on guest satisfaction Ensure food safety regulations are strictly followed Train and develop staff to ensure high standards of food preparation, presentation and consistency Monitor costs and adjust prices accordingly while maintaining food cost budget Maintain highest levels of cleanliness and organization Order food/supplies as needed Partner with GM and/or designated managers/chefs to regularly review all kitchen staff members to give specific and focused feedback Create new and maintain existing recipe costing in partnership with GM and designated chefs Partner with GM and management team to interview, hire, onboard, train, supervise and develop all BOH employees and teams as needed Model and promote teamwork across all teams Use tact and good judgment when dealing with challenges pertaining to guests, vendors and employees, and respond with patience and courtesy Work a variety of days and night shifts (including mornings, nights and weekends, Holidays) in setting that seats a capacity of 185 guests including bar with average guest counts ranging from 70 to 300 depending on the shift with holidays reaching 500-600 guests Salary Range : $60,000 - $80,000 per year including bonus pay Benefits included: Health Insurance allowance $400 monthly (includes dental and vision) Paid vacation days 401K with up to 3% match employer contribution Monthly bonus opportunities based on bottom line profit Several staff events throughout the year Education/Experience: 3 years of experience as an Executive Chef in an upscale, full service restaurant Strong communication and computational skills required culinary school a plus Employment Type: Full Time Salary: $60,000 - $80,000 Annual Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Freemason Abbey Restaurant, Norfolk , Executive Chef, Hospitality & Tourism , Norfolk, Virginia

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