A global tribe of individuals, partners and progressives, devoted to creating extraordinary experiences for our community throughout our proprietary brands - we are sbe.
Visionaries at the forefront of hospitality, cuisine, design, residences and entertainment, our lifestyle moments are forged with highly-curated and passionate service.
We are committed to authenticity, sophistication, mastery and innovation.
Our stage is the world. Our time is now.
With this in mind, we foster a family environment built on values that describe our lifestyle, experiences and how we see the world. When you have a tribe such as ours and place it in and around the collection of accommodations, restaurants and nightlife, you create a force that cannot be replicated by anyone else. We are an equal opportunity employer.
Inspired by traditional, Iconic, Angeleno beauty, Doheny Room is a stylish neighborhood bar and lounge with an eclectic menu of multicultural shared plates, decadent desserts and classic craft cocktails. Its interior conjures an elegant LA charm with abundant native greenery, a fresh palette and floor-to-ceiling windows. The room's refined ambiance, makes it a popular destination for after-work dinner parties and private receptions.
We are seeking a Chef de Cuisine to join our inspired and driven Doheny Room in West Hollywood!
POSITION SUMMARY/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Exhibits culinary talents by personally performing tasks while leading the staff and managing all food related systems
Role models company quality standards and service
Constantly growing and coaching lower management and line level staff
Provides clear direction and achievable goals for their entire team
Current with culinary concepts, practices and procedures
Ability to estimate food consumption and requisition or purchase food
Will select and develop recipes; standardize production recipes to ensure consistent quality and establish presentation technique and quality standards
Supervises and carries out the correct procedure of preparation, presentation and portion control for all raw and cooked foods in accordance with the menu with adequate pars required for efficient service
Supervises all kitchen areas to ensure a consistent, high quality product is produced- daily line checks and quality control
Establishes result oriented objectives for the kitchen as well as personal objectives in regards to professional development
Ensures the profitability and successful operation of the kitchen
Controls direct labor costs associated with the kitchen staff-creates weekly schedules, ensuring productivity levels are maximized through the effective utilization of all colleagues and providing hands-on support as required
Plan and price menus
Ensure proper equipment operation and maintenance
Ensure proper safety and sanitation in kitchen
Must be able to prepare selected items or for selected occasions
Develop recipes and portion specifications in accordance with consumer tastes, nutritional needs, product specifications, ease of preparation and established procedures and budgetary constraints
Fully supportive of and cognizant of all Corporate Programs
Supervises all kitchen areas to ensure a consistent high quality product is produced
Assists the Executive Sous Chef with menu planning
Accountable for overall success of the culinary operations
Optimizes profitability levels through consistent monitoring of venue inventory, food cost controls and strategic promotional initiatives
Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to provide clear direction to the venue teams.
Communicate with employees using a positive and clear speaking voice, listen to and understand requests, respond with appropriate actions and provide accurate information.
Remain calm and alert, especially during emergency situations and/or heavy restaurant activity, serving as a role model for team and other employees. Interact with other department personnel and venue staff as needed.
Make decisions and take actions based on previous experience and good judgment, sometimes revising procedures to accommodate unusual situations.
Develop and implement cost saving and profit enhancement measures within your scope of responsibility.
To be aware of and ensure constant compliance with all necessary operational policies including:
Health and Safety
In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the supervisor based upon the particular requirements of the company.
Attend mandatory meetings including divisional meetings, staff meetings, etc.
Participate in community events and ensure corporate social responsibility goals of sbe are met.
Utilize traditional software programs such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), Micros, ADP, Open Table and any departmental specific systems used.
Keep work area clean and organized.
Ensure confidential documents are kept in a secured area.
When disposing confidential documents that contain any personally identifiable information, they must be shredded or pulverized.
Complete other duties as assigned by the Ownership or Corporate Offices.
Demonstrate positive leadership characteristics, which inspire Team Members to meet and exceed standards.
Ensure that all staff follows and are in compliance with sbe's policies and procedures.
Assimilate into sbe's culture through understanding, supporting and participating in all sbe elements. Demonstrate working knowledge of the service standards.
Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established by sbe from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position.
Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the property.
SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.
Considerable skill in math and algebraic equations using percentages.
Ability to walk, stand, and/or bend continuously to perform essential job functions.
Exceptionally strong ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing, with guests and employees, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact, and diplomacy to defuse anger and to collect accurate information and to resolve problems.
Ability to work under pressure and deal with stressful situations during busy periods.
Ability to access and accurately input information using a moderately complex computer system.
Proficient in Windows Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, etc.
Strong Writing Skills:
Positive, Gracious Demeanor: Expert
Detail Oriented: Expert
Clearly Speak in English: Expert
Ability to Stand for Hours: Expert
Innovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking
Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject
Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them
Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks
Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization
Financial: Inspired to perform well by monetary reimbursement
Experience Preferred: 3-5 yrs. culinary managerial experience
Sbe Entertainment Group