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Restaurant Chef

Company Name:
Patrice & Associates
Restaurant Chef needed for Fabulous Fine Dining Restaurant in Chicago!
$60,000 up to $80,000 A Year based on experience
Industry-leading, local training!
Competitive Salary + quarterly bonus opportunity
5 day work week
Wide variety of benefits to include major medical / dental / vision insurance, retirement savings, vacation time, and more!
Client is seeking a Chef to make an impact on our growing team! The ideal candidate would be someone who enjoys using an innovative culinary approach to a traditional seafood menu. Any urban dining knowledge is a big plus.
You'll be using your classic culinary techniques for the main dining room's upscale cuisine, and for the more casual Oyster Bar adjacent to the main dining room.
Our restaurant focuses on embracing seafood sustainability and developing our kitchen's "farmer's market" approach: we use local, high-quality produce and seasonal ingredients with seafood flown in fresh each day.
Requirements
o 5+ years of chef experience in a high-volume, upscale restaurant
o Strong cooking skills and a developed palate
o Confident, "hands on" leadership skills to continue developing an established kitchen team
o Creative culinary approach to traditional seafood dishes
o Experienced in systems/organizational skills including scheduling, financials, and sanitation, etc.
Preferred Qualifications
Experience with utilizing farmers' markets and/or farm-to-table approach
Any urban dining knowledge is a plus
Highly skilled in cooking/culinary technique and production
Experience with developing and leading one's team through mutual relationship
Ability to creatively build on an established menu & utilize seasonal, local ingredients
Experience with managing details of back of house operations (zoning, P&L, scheduling, etc.) in a systems-driven environment

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