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Executive Chef

Company: Gala Event NYC
Location: Melville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

----REPORTS TO: Owner & General Manager
POSITION SUMMARY: To execute and deliver menus for catering events ranging from small (150) to large (500 +). Chef will work with manager to execute events based upon client's expectations and our best capabilities.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:

--- Oversees banquet and full kitchen staff
--- Creates menu cooperatively with owners, sales team, and clients
--- Manages with a high degree of organization.
--- Manages inventory, sets par levels, and provides order and quantity list for events.
--- Ensure sufficient kitchen staff are scheduled to properly handle each banquet and prior day(s) prep work
--- Assists with training of newly hired kitchen staff.
--- Meets with potential banquet clients to discuss menu options.
--- Ensures that all standards of safety are strictly observed.
--- Supervises junior cooks and other members of the kitchen staff.
--- Presents the finished product to the owner and customer for approval.
--- Monitors the quality of the banquet meal during the event and continuously seeks to improve execution
--- Looks for ways to save the facility money while still providing top quality products and services for clients.
--- Possesses the ability to handle any menu ranging from breakfast buffets to corporate lunch meetings with sandwiches to formal dinners with multi-course meals that are individually plated.
--- Able to work independently
--- Ability to inspire staff and seeks long-term professional and personal growth for him/herself and the team
--- Maintains a safe and sanitary kitchen cleaning up spills and other potential hazards immediately.
--- Must be focused and patient.
--- Must be familiar with kosher catering
--- Ability to standardize and cost all recipes
--- Food decor, garde manger, and flavor profiles must be executed in a manner expected at premier-tier, first-class, high volume banquet operatio

Keywords: Gala Event NYC, New Haven , Executive Chef, Hospitality & Tourism , Melville, Connecticut

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