Kansas City MO Executive Chef – Upscale Casual Dining

MO Kansas City
$75,000 to $85,000 plus benefits, bonus and PTO

A new upscale casual concept opening in early Spring 2020 in Kansas City's Crossroads Art District. We are seeking an Executive Chef with experience managing high volume, scratch cooking with great systems. The concept will need a chef that's highly creative while having a strong focus on the number and daily operations. The ideal candidate has worked in restaurants that have done a minimum of $3 million a year. The shared goal is to serve a great product with a focus on exceeding guests' expectations while building a culture that shares a common desire to serve one another in a professional, fast-paced environment.


*Directing and checking the progress of the prep staff and checking for food quality and consistency
*Assisting in the hiring and training of back-of-the-house employees
*Taking full responsibility for inventory and cost centers for all food
*Checking all kitchen equipment and setting it up for daily use
*Enforcing safety and sanitary practices, maintenance and regulatory compliance for the kitchen area
*Ensuring that operational basics and standards are adhered to with total commitment and passion: includes line checks, testing, training, recipe adherence, window management, cook times, etc.
*Supervising the set-up and food production areas within the kitchen to maximize productivity and minimize waste
*Managing staffing levels and shift assignments
*Keeping kitchen, dish, and storage areas clean and organized
*Checking and balancing product inventory from the previous day of business as well as placing food and supply orders
*Serving as a role model and a source of inspiration to our Associates and Managers

For CONFIDENTIAL and IMMEDIATE consideration, please apply through the button below, or email your resume directly to Richard Haake at richard@talentserved.com