EXECUTIVE CHEF – ITALIAN (Ft. Lauderdale) Authentic Italian Trattoria

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!

** 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! <=*


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