Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants

Chef de Cuisine

Location US-TX-Austin
ID 2024-1113
Category
Restaurant Management
Position Type
Full-Time
Location
Aba - Austin
Salary Range
USD $70,000.00 - USD $100,000.00 /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 a CHEF de CUISINE!


Lettuce Entertain You is looking for a CHEF de CUISINE with 4+ years of chef de cuisine 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 Chef de Cuisine Benefits:

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

Responsibilities

  • Lead the opening shift process as well as including food orders, inventory and price updates; receiving and storage; overseeing inspections; and leading and managing menu changes
  • Lead, direct and ensure effective and efficient BOH operations including but not limited to food prep and cooking, ensure adequate inventory levels of food and supplies, and supervise the kitchen employees
  • Provide guidance and leadership to hourly and management teams while fostering our Culture of Caring
  • Track and control food cost, and purchase and order food product and supplies for the restaurant including daily product order
  • Partner with General Manager (GM) and/or designated managers/chefs to create prep lists throughout the day; and assign production duties to BOH staff
  • Perform regular line checks throughout the day to ensure quality of all menu items
  • Partner with GM and/or designated managers/chefs to regularly review and maintain recipe books
  • Ensure effective communication of food production and timing issues, needs, and special requests between front of house (FOH) and BOH
  • 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

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

Salary Range

USD $70,000.00 - USD $100,000.00 /Yr.

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