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Executive Chef (Corporate Campus)

Torrance, CA 90502

Posted: 11/20/2023 Employment Type: Employee Job Category: HSS DIRECT Job Number: 1397 Pay Rate: $ 75000.00 - $ 90000.00

Job Description

HSS is the largest staffing agency focused on hospitality staffing.  We work every day to match people looking for work with: Hotels, Resorts, Banquet Halls, Colleges & Universities, Corporate Facilities,  Event Spaces, Medical Facilities, and more.
HSS is currently recruiting for a Executive Chef r for a direct hire opportunity with our Client on a corporate Campus in Torrance, CA area.

PAY 75-90K DOE
Location: Torrance, CA

The Executive Chef is responsible for all back of the house elements and supports all Cafes on campus at the client operated facility to ensure client and guest satisfaction. The Campus Executive Chef will ensure client  best practices are being followed in order to uphold our high-quality standards.  This position will assist the General Manager in achieving financial success of the company through the implementation of all culinary best practices, guidelines, policies, and SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) dictated by client.  The general responsibilities of the position are listed below, but client  may identify additional responsibilities of the position.  These responsibilities may differ from account to account, depending on the business needs and client requirements.
Success Criteria
Monitor and ensure:
   Kitchen organization and cleanliness provides a safe environment for all employees and guest
   Workplace Safety guidelines, policies, and SOPs are followed daily 
   Food Safety guidelines, policies, and SOPs are followed daily
   Menu guidelines, policies, and SOPs are followed daily
   Products are labeled accurately according to the labeling SOP (Standard Operating Procedures)
   All HACCP guidelines, policies, and SOPs are followed daily
   All internal audit guidelines, policies, and SOPs are followed daily
Maintain a consistent passing score on your internal audit each quarter
Ensure immediate corrective actions are given, and documented when workplace safety and sanitation guidelines, policies, and procedures are not being followed
Procurement Integrity Index scores are complaint with our Key Performance Indicators
Ideal Candidate Experience
Passion for customer service
Positive attitude
Ability to communicate effectively
SERV Safe certified or ability to become SERV Safe certified
Graduate of an accredited Culinary institution preferred
Experience in operating a successful restaurant or corporate dining facility
Key Accountabilities
Oversees food safety processes in accordance with State, Local, client, and client  standards and ensures 100% compliance at all locations.
Utilize Net Menu to create seasonal, regionally inspired, plant forward recipes and menus with a minimum of 2 weeks available in the system at all times
Communicate the budget and support each Cafe lead in maintaining
All Menu offerings follow cafe specific, client approved programming as well as core program standards  (Google specific = CPE's)
Ensuring all menus and recipes are accurately and efficiently prepared, cooked, and portioned for various meal periods to include but not limited to, breakfast, lunch, dinner and special/catered events
Maintain accurate production records both pre and post service
Accurately prepare recipes using cooking techniques as outlined by client
Ensure the highest quality of food is served
Utilize Net Menu Order Worksheets to purchase the appropriate amount of ingredients for preparation
Always provide the highest quality of service in accordance with company standards
Ensure employees have appropriate equipment, inventory, and resources to perform their jobs duties and meet goals in a timely manner
Notify management when there are any ingredient discrepancies/availability, food/equipment safety, or any other situation that requires management attention
Ensure that all required Net Menu applications are maintained and accurately functioning, to provide historical data to the broader leadership team
Attend and participate in culinary leadership team meeting to provide feedback and to communicate areas of support needed as well as victories
All company guidelines, SOPs, and policies are followed daily and initiatives are properly communicated and followed by employees
All client procurement purchasing guidelines, policies, and SOPs are followed daily
Procurement Integrity Index scores are complaint with our Key Performance Indicators
Ensure Inventory is taken and documented monthly
Inspect that all products in BOH are labeled properly according to the Labeling SOP
Is the final decision maker for all new back of house team members
Lead in all aspects of culinary training and validation as directed by Food Excellence/L&D
Responsible for training and development of BOH employees in Net Menu, all operational standards, food safety, and workplace safety
Support GM with all team members Personal Development Plans, Mid-Year and End of Year Reviews
Ensure proper documentation and corrective actions is taken when necessary
Align with General Manger on all financial initiatives and targets through maintaining budget in - food, labor and operating costs
Support GM in consistently meeting financial goals and expectations set by the Area Manager
Responsible for all catered events this includes but not limited to, ensuring all operational standards and Catering guidelines are followed, coordinate service with Catering Dept, delivery and display set up of all events in a timely manner, Net Menu recipe based high quality food, workplace safety, food safety, and following our contracted event costing requirements
May perform other duties and responsibilities as needed
Physical Demands & Work Environment
Work up to 8 hours a day on your feet, excluding breaks
Must be able to lift a minimum of 25lbs
Come to work properly dressed according to the dress code
Employee must be able to work under pressure and time deadlines during peak periods

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Having problems applying? Please send us your resume directly to TATEAM@HSSSTAFFING.Com

HSS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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