EXECUTIVE CHEF - FIDDLESTIX / GOLD SPIKE

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Full-time

EXECUTIVE CHEF - FIDDLESTIX / GOLD SPIKE

FIDDLESTIX / GOLD SPIKE is looking for a wildly passionate Executive Chef who is extremely flexible, eager to tackle new challenges, and comfortable working in an unconventional (but super fun) environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide support for all departmental functions 
  • Maintain a motivated, happy, work environment for all employees
  • Ongoing coordination with FOH management team
  • Assume primary responsibility for kitchen food production according to recipes
  • Guides Cooks in preparation of daily prep lists and job assignments - ensures kitchen staff members are following up to date and accurate recipes 
  • Immediate supervision of kitchen staff 
  • Ensures orders for supplies and products are timely and accurate.
  • Keep all coolers and shelves clean, well-stocked and properly rotated 
  • Follows established food safety, cleaning and maintenance procedures according to SNHD guidelines
  • Basic knowledge of HACCP procedures 
  • Be aware of new products and recipes that become available 
  • Analyze and control product transfers, waste and spoilage
  • Know and practice proper lifting techniques and safe use of all tools and equipment
  • Practice proper care and maintenance of all equipment 
  • Report safety violations and hazards immediately; maintain department security
  • Know product availability, preparation, storage and nutritional aspects 
  • Keep department leadership informed of all events that affect the kitchen
  • Ensure that product mix meets varied customer dietary needs and requests
  • Have a good understanding of department financials and labor budgets 
  • Accept and process product from vendors
  • Document product transfers, waste and spoilage using appropriate forms
  • Ensure the quality, palatability and presentation of all in-house production
  • Maintain high productivity levels 
  • Manage inventory, margin analysis and cost control 
  • Work with all production kitchen staff members to minimize waste
  • Perform staff duties as required to run the department 
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Able to create menus for large parties and special events as requested by guests and planners
  • Read and understand BEOs, order sufficient product, and execute large parties and special events
  • Able to meet physical job requirements; including ability to lift up to 40 pounds
  • Must have a passion for creating foods that entertain 
  • Able to communicate effectively with others and convey enthusiasm
  • Possess prior customer service experience
  • Must be self-motivated, team-oriented and solution-driven
  • Available for flexible scheduling to meet the needs of the department 
  • Desire to learn and contribute to all aspects of the venue

Education/Experience:

  • Minimum five (5) years previous F&B experience in a Chef or similar kitchen management position
  • High school degree or equivalent

 

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