Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants

Executive Chef

Location US-TX-Austin
ID 2024-1093
Category
Restaurant Management
Position Type
Full-Time
Location
Aba - Austin
Salary Range
USD $70,000.00 - USD $90,000.00 /Yr.

About US

Aba, located in Music Lane in downtown Austin, showcases Chef Partner CJ Jacobson's lighter style of cooking with influences from the Mediterranean including Israel, Lebanon, Turkey, and Greece.

Overview

Aba Austin is NOW Hiring an EXECUTIVE CHEF!

Lettuce Entertain You is looking for an EXECUTIVE CHEF with 5+ years of executive chef experience in a full-service high-volume restaurant.


Lettuce is a culinary-driven company with a genuine commitment to our people: we welcome unique perspectives and nurture diverse talents at 100+ locations, supported by our Culture of Caring. If you’re ready to be a part of what we do next, then explore your possibilities at Lettuce! EOE. We participate in E-Verify / Participamos en E-Verify

Some of Our Executive Chef Benefits:

  • Quarterly Bonus
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Medical Insurance
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Domestic Partner Benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401(k)

Responsibilities

  • Oversee, monitor and ensure effective and efficient BOH operations including monitoring and ensuring consistent purchasing standards and inventory, and tracking and controlling food costs
  • Provide guidance and leadership to hourly and management teams while fostering our Culture of Caring
  • Research, develop and execute seasonal menus and new menu items as directed in partnership with divisional leaders 
  • Ensure effective BOH training in collaboration with divisional trainers and chefs
  • Conduct quarterly in-restaurant audit of BOH standard operating procedures and systems
  • Partner with designated chefs to purchase and order food product and supplies for the restaurant
  • Partner with GM and/or designated managers/chefs to regularly review and maintain recipe books
  • Create new and maintain existing recipe costing in partnership with GM and designated chefs
  • Partner with GM and management team to interview, hire, onboard, train, supervise and develop all BOH employees and teams as needed
  • Model and promote teamwork across all teams
  • Use tact and good judgment when dealing with challenges pertaining to guests, vendors and employees, and respond with patience and courtesy
  • Work a variety of days and shifts (including early mornings, late nights and weekends) at multiple sites with or without overnight travel, as needed
  • Move and lift up to 10 pounds, frequently move and/or lift up to 25 pounds, occasionally move and/or lift up to 50 pounds

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of Executive Chef experience in a full-service restaurant
  • Ability to lead and develop teams
  • Skilled in managing BOH systems

Salary Range

USD $70,000.00 - USD $90,000.00 /Yr.

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