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Executive Chef (104)

Company: Southern Foodservice Management
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Southern Foodservice Management is seeking a talented *Executive Chef* who is looking for a great opportunity to showcase their talents while providing a great quality of life. Candidates should be committed to providing the best possible dining and catering experience for all events at the Harbert Center.Southern Foodservice is the exclusive caterer for the Harbert Center. The Harbert Center is the home to more than 20 of Birmingham's top civic clubs, associations, and nonprofit organizations, which meet here on a regular basis. On nights and weekends, The Harbert Center is transformed into a unique venue for social events, fundraisers, and weddings. Exquisite food, downtown location, convenient parking, and state-of-the-art event facilities provide the ideal atmosphere for productive business meetings and memorable social gatherings.*Job Summary*Oversees the daily operation of the kitchen to ensure the highest quality food products are being prepared for all events. Directly supervises and trains kitchen and service personnel on all related culinary activities and ambassadors on serving techniques. Reports directly to the Project Manager and assists with adherence to month and annual budgets.*Essential Functions** Oversees all event food preperation for quality assurance of meal presentation and portion control.* Selects recipes, prepares and coordinates all meals and coordinates prep for the following day's menu.* Develops menus with clients with a focus on presentation, technique, and quality standards. Plans, modifies and develops all menus.* Performs a pre-meal meeting with culinary and service Team to review detail of daily menu.* Ensures an adequate number of culinary and service team members are scheduled each shift and ensures absences are covered.* Estimates food consumption and prepares all food purchases. Monitors and maintains a proper inventory level.* Assists with the adherence to budget compliance for daily food costs and assists with end of month reporting.* Provides training for all culinary and service staff.* Maintains kitchen cleanliness and food preparation according to state and local health department code requirements.* Ensures all kitchen equipment is in working order and kept clean at all times.* Oversees the proper inventory, storage and use of cleaning chemicals.* Keeps waste to a minimum by utilizing food storage and food recycling techniques.*Qualifications and Skills** Culinary degree or equivalent training* 2+ years' experience as a Chef in Event Dining or related environment* ServSafe Certification* Excellent organizational and communications skills* Dedicated to food quality and presentation with a high level of creativity* Full understanding of proper food handling and sanitation standards* Flexible schedule required*Southern Foodservice Management's Culture*We have a philosophy for each and every one on our managers and team members to give something extra. A Southern Foodservice Management employee:* Exhibits a positive, friendly and respectful attitude towards guests and other team members.* Arrives to work on time and in correct uniform, clean shoes, clean and pressed black pants and shirt, apron, name tag, and a SMILE.* Understands job duties and responsibilities, as well as having an eagerness to learn more and develop new skills.* Promotes a fun and efficient work environment, focusing on guest satisfaction.*#INDSJ*Job Type: Full-timePay: From $60,000.00 per yearBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceExperience level:* 2 yearsPay rate:* Yearly payShift:* Day shift* Evening shiftWeekly day range:* Monday to Friday* Weekend availabilityWork setting:* Fine dining restaurant* Upscale casual restaurantExperience:* Culinary experience: 2 years (Preferred)* Event Cooking: 2 years (Preferred)* Food service management: 2 years (Preferred)Work Location: In person

Keywords: Southern Foodservice Management, Birmingham , Executive Chef (104), Hospitality & Tourism , Birmingham, Alabama

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