Wegmans Corporate Executive Chef in Pittsford, New York
As the Restaurant Chef at Next Door Restaurant by Wegmans, you will be responsible for leading the culinary vision of the entire restaurant by planning and preparing a menu of flavorful and unique offerings from around the world and using innovative fresh ideas to create an exceptional dining experience for our guests. You will lead by example, managing the kitchen operation and team members, and facilitating a relationship between Front of House service staff and Back of House culinary staff, to ensure the restaurant is operating efficiently, effectively, and profitably.
What will I do?
Plan and create unique menu offerings and specials that incorporate seasonality and the freshest ingredients available
Execute private parties and special event dinners
Manage the entire restaurant facility, setting the pace and fostering a culture of partnership between Back of House and Front of House staff
Oversee the kitchen operations, and lead a team of kitchen staff members, providing resources, training, and development opportunities
Monitor food production, ordering, cost, quality and consistency on a daily basis and conduct inventories
3 or more years’ experience as a chef at a fresh concept restaurant or hotel
Knowledge in New American Fusion with a Japanese inspired focus
Experience creating and modifying recipes
Experience in food service profit and loss management and running the financial aspects of a kitchen operation
Kitchen employee management experience, including hiring, training, scheduling, and developing a team
HACCP Food Safety certified
Associates Degree in Culinary Arts
Diverse culinary experience, including working with a variety of foods from different regions and/or cultures
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Flexibility in scheduling—work-life balance
Premium pay on Sundays and holidays
Quality affordable healthcare coverage
Dental coverage (Available to Full-time only)
Pre-tax spending accounts
Paid time off
Employee assistance program
Employee wellness programs
401(k) retirement savings plan
Wegmans retirement profit sharing plan
*Certain eligibility requirements must be satisfied
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