Ken B

Executive Chef for Amazing Event Company

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Executive Chef A Boston catering and special events company Responsible for all food production including that used for events, wholesale and other outlets. Develop menus, food purchase specifications and recipes. Supervise staff. Develop and monitor food and labor budget for the department. Maintain highest professional food quality and sanitation standards. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES - Plans menus for all events. -Schedules and coordinates the work of chefs, cooks and other kitchen employees to assure that food preparation is economical and technically correct and within budgeted labor cost goals. - Approves the requisition of products and other necessary food supplies. -Ensures that high standards of sanitation, cleanliness and safety are maintained throughout all kitchen areas at all times. -Seeks out innovation in food preparation and design. Is energized to discover and employ new techniques and recipes in theatrical ways. -Establishes controls to minimize food and supply waste and theft. -Safeguards all food preparation employees by implementing training to increase their knowledge about safety, sanitation and accident prevention principles. -Develops standard recipes and techniques for food preparation and presentation which help to assure consistently high quality and to minimize food costs; exercises portion control for all items served and assists in establishing menu selling prices. -Prepares necessary data for applicable parts of the budget; projects annual food, labor and other costs and monitors actual financial results; takes corrective action as necessary to help assure that financial goals are met. -Attends food and beverage staff and management meetings. - Consults with the Director of Operations about food production aspects of special events being planned. -Cooks or directly supervises the cooking of items that require skillful preparation. -Ensures proper staffing for maximum productivity and high standards of quality; controls food and payroll costs to achieve maximum profitability. - Evaluates food products to assure that quality standards are consistently attained. -Interacts with sales and event managers to assure that food production consistently exceeds the expectations of guests. -In conjunction with event management team, assist in maintaining a high level of service principles in accordance with established standards. - Evaluates products to assure that quality, price and related goods are consistently met. -Develops policies and procedures to enhance and measure quality; continually updates written policies and procedures to reflect state-of-the-art techniques, equipment and terminology. -Establishes and maintains a regular cleaning and maintenance schedule for all kitchen areas and equipment. Provides training and professional development opportunities for all kitchen staff Regularly visits events Support safe work habits and a safe working environment at all times. - Perform other duties as directed. EXECUTIVE CHEF SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES - Interview, select, train, supervise, counsel and discipline all employees in the department. - Provide, develop, train, and maintain a professional work force. -Ensure all services to members are conducted in a highly professional and efficient manner. - Ensure a safe working environment and attitude on the part of all employees in areas of responsibility. OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES -Ability to interact positively with executive team, event planners, coworkersand the public to promote a team effort and maintain a positive and professional approach. - Ability to produce a high volume of work in a timely manner, which is accurate, complete, and of high quality. - Ability to come to work regularly and on time, to follow directions, to take criticism, to get along with co-workers and supervisors, to treat co-workers, supervisors and guests with respect and courtesy, and to refrain from abusive, insubordinate and/or violent behavior. QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, committees, suppliers, members, and employees. COMPUTER SKILLS Working knowledge of various computer software programs. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra. REASONING ABILITY Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Certificate of completion from culinary education. Serve Safe Certified. Allergen Awareness. Drivers License. PHYSICAL DEMANDS While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

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