This position requires candidates to have a US work permit. Please do not apply if you are not legally able to work in the United States.
As Starr Restaurants continues to expand our culinary footprint throughout the east coast, our need for talented culinary professionals has never been more paramount.
At the present time, we are looking to hire a Corporate Executive Chef to assist our Culinary Director in spearheading our rapid growth and maximizing the potential of our current culinary team. While traveling throughout the east coast to all of our restaurants, the Corp Exec Chef will provide key leadership on setting new standards of culinary and operations excellence for our multi-concept restaurant group.
*This position will be based out of our Home Office in Philadelphia, PA. Relocation coverage is available.
-Collaborate with the Culinary Director to proactively research, develop and implement innovative food ideas/concepts and new or revised menu/recipe items to increase individual restaurant's profitability
-Coach the teams on effectively managing costs while maintaining the recipe standards, and the cooking and preparation procedures
-Improve cost structure by improving BOH operating efficiency through maximizing the productivity of the staff, developing new procedures or streamlining processes; including receiving, preparation and cooking procedures, kitchen designs, and menu mix optimization
-Provide coaching and guidance on improving the mindset and skill set of BOH staff, and provide the staffs with the appropriate tool set to perform their jobs
-Minimum of eight years of progressive culinary/kitchen management and hands-on culinary experience working in well-rated, industry leading kitchens
-Must have a strong command of high-end cuisine and thorough business management skills
-Passion for training and development of others
-Attention to details of food quality, preparation and presentation
-Influential, team oriented leadership style
-Flexible and adaptive to rapidly changing priorities and work demands
-Willingness to travel throughout the country
-Possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills
-Strong written and computer skills; to include Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power Point), Outlook, E-mail and the Internet
-Degree in culinary arts from an accredited University preferred