HEAD CHEF to lead a very popular authentic neighborhood Italian trattoria in vibrant Ft. Lauderdale (Lauderdale By The Sea), FL! Charming ‘neighborhood’ trattoria featuring Chef-driven, all-scratch kitchen using only fresh and artisan ingredients (NO walk-in Freezer or Microwaves!), including fresh-made pasta, signature entrees, and hand-crafted wood oven pizzas, and an authentic WOOD-Fired brick oven!
* Incredible opportunity to play a major role and in this unique and very personable LOCAL restaurant – with great opportunities for growth and ownership interest!
** == >> REQUIREMENTS:
** Resume absolutely MUST include your CITY, Phone #, and E-MAIL! <= *
1) 3+ years EXECUTIVE / HEAD CHEF experience with full-serve, scratch kitchen operations. Particular experience with ITALIAN Cuisine including FRESH PASTA and PIZZA required. Additional expertise with WOOD-BURNING OVEN, and Fresh Fish & Seafood strongly preferred. Outstanding Culinary Skills & Creativity, able to create signature dishes and nightly specials. Strong FOOD & WINE PAIRING knowledge.
2) Excellent KITCHEN MANAGEMENT skills. A strong leader, with proven ability to command a fast-paced kitchen smoothly & efficiently, while maintaining cool composure. Control & manage costs, inventories, schedules, ordering, vendor relations, hire, train, & mentor cooks, etc.
3) Hands-on and hard working, able to oversee entire BOH operations and work the line as needed (No “Clipboard Chefs”). A Team Leader who motivates by example and works well with others (“No Prima Donnas here!”). Strong personal work ethic and commitment to excellence.
DINNER ONLY – NO late night or morning shifts!
Base Salary plus generous BONUSES, and Health Insurance payments – plus tremendous opportunities for advancement & growth – and Partnership / Ownership interest!
Please E-mail resume in WORD (.docx or .doc) format if possible
* => Resume absolutely MUST include your Name, CITY, E-Mail, and working Phone Number! <=*
STRICT CONFIDENTIALITY assured.
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