This niche, upscale foodservice concept is seeking an Executive Chef for a complex operation in Lower Manhattan. Featuring a brand-new open kitchen and onsite dietician, this dynamic global media company aims to serve its employees the most creative, nutritious meals possible. With a mainly Monday-Friday daytime work schedule and freedom and support to explore your wildest culinary ideas, you just might become the chef that other chefs envy, in this role. If you thrive in high energy, creative, and collaborative culinary settings, we want to hear from you!
-Qualified candidates will have 5 or more years of recent restaurant, events/catering, multi-outlet hotel, or similar leadership experience in a high volume, creative culinary setting.
-Must be comfortable pushing culinary boundaries and find excitement in tackling challenges.
-Dedication to responsible sourcing and food production practices including carbon footprint reduction, water conservation, waste reduction/repurposing.
-Hands-on upscale culinary experience is required in addition to strong business administration skills including hiring, scheduling, food cost management, inventory, and ordering.
-Candidates must be able to successfully undertake a mentoring and coaching role to support the development of all members of the kitchen team.
-Strong decision-making and ability to proactively make changes as needed.
-A culinary degree will be looked upon favorably.