Executive Chef

Convene New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago

Convene is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and we believe that diverse teams are the best teams. We live our values of GRIT (Genuine, Relentless, Integrity & Teamwork) and strive to create an inclusive and equitable workplace where everyone can be their true selves, where we all show up for each other.

In line with our goal to be 1% better every day, we are committed to listening, learning, growing and improving. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives to join us on this journey.

What You'll Do:

The Chef requires experience in high volume environments with a focus on presentation and conference style catering. As a Chef, you will be responsible for maintenance of budgeted food cost, ordering, menu development, sanitation and HACCP guidelines, as well conducting daily ordering and inventory.

  • Maintain full knowledge of menus, recipes, and other pertinent information

  • Constantly increasing knowledge of culinary and other products and services

  • Responsible for constant sanitation, organization, and proper food handling

  • Labor control and managing the Cashiers and staff

  • Managing a caf with revolving menu

  • Payroll and HRIS duties

What We Look For:

  • A.O.S. Degree in Culinary Arts or culinary certificate and required experience

  • Minimum 3-5 years of progressive culinary/kitchen management experience, depending upon formal degree of training

  • Experience leading culinary teams up to 15 people

  • Extensive catering experience

  • High volume, complex foodservice operations experience - highly desirable

  • Institutional and batch cooking experiences a plus

  • Hand-on chef experience

  • Comprehensive knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation

  • Must be experienced with computers, to include Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Outlook, E-mail, and the Internet

  • Must be willing to participate in client satisfaction programs/activities

  • SerySafe/NYC DOH certified - highly desirable

  • Flexible and long hours sometimes required; rotating work schedule that may include nights and weekends

  • Move, lift, carry, push, pull and place objects weighing less than or equal to 25 pounds without assistance

  • Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping

  • Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time

Who We Are:

Convene is the leading provider of premium meeting and workday experiences with a global network of venues and flexible office locations. Combining design, technology, and hospitality to elevate today's modern work experience, Convene creates the spaces and experiences that help teams succeed. With Studio, an all-in-one solution for digitally-enabled events, and 23 locations across the U.S. & London including meeting spaces and flexible workplaces, Convene creates your best day at work, wherever it happens. The company has been named one of America's 100 Most Promising Companies by Forbes and a Best Workplace by both Inc. and Fortune Magazine.

We're Here For You:

At Convene, you'll receive:

  • Excellent health coverage for you and your family starting day one

  • Medical and insurance navigation support through Eden Health

  • Flexible vacation time plus time off for your birthday

  • Two business closures per year to allow all employees to unplug and recharge

  • 401K plan with company matching

  • Professional development support

  • Access to healthy meals and snacks at work (when in the office)

  • A chance to be part of a dynamic, growing team

  • The opportunity to have a significant impact on your team and the business in the work that you do

  • A culture of GRIT (Genuine, Relentless, Integrity and Teamwork)

We require all employees, regardless of location, to be fully vaccinated (including boosters, if eligible) against Covid-19 by the time they start, subject to any applicable accommodations. Therefore, if you were to join Convene, subject to any applicable accommodations, you would need to be fully vaccinated by your hire date to be eligible to start in the role. As a condition of employment, you would need to submit official COVID-19 vaccine documentation. Convene will consider and review reasonable accommodation requests based on medical or religious grounds for qualified candidates.

Convene is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcome people from all backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. #LI-AS1

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