Job: Head Chef/ Kitchen Manager

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Job Title
Head Chef/ Kitchen Manager

Job Description
The Head Chef holds the primary responsibility for all things kitchen. In a nutshell, this includes, but is not limited to; working the line, maintaining a safe and clean kitchen environment, overseeing all food production and execution; including menu development, catering and special events, supervising and training staff, adhering to and maintaining portioning guidelines, interviewing and hiring staff, ordering food product and kitchen supplies, staff scheduling, staff performance evaluations, general filing, and other administrative duties, managing food and labor cost, ensuring food is expedited, facilitating regular staff meetings, and development of food specials.

The Nitty Gritty
• Previous culinary experience or education
• Previous management or supervisory experience in a high-volume kitchen
• Excellent organizational and prioritization skills
• Willingness to work alongside and support subordinates
• Be able to support a professional and inclusive work environment free of harassment
• Be ServSafe certified and understand safe kitchen procedures as well as compliance to health code requirements
• Flexible schedule required including days, evenings, weekends, and holidays
• Ability to interact positively with other staff, vendors, departments, customers, and guests
• Ability to work efficiently & multi-task
• Ability to work the hours necessary to complete the job
• Working knowledge of all company policies and procedures
• Produce excellent quality food for customers
• Efficiently plan and execute catering orders/ food for special events
• Menu planning
• Develop food specials
• Set and maintain consistent portioning
• Scheduling
• Maintain acceptable food costs
• Hire, train, and mentor staff
• Ability to accurately work with numbers and recipe conversions
• Ability to communicate clearly in a positive and professional manner
• Strict adherence to deadlines, product quality, recipes, and food specs
• Ability to complete ordering
• Provide customer service to guests as necessary
• Other duties may occur as assigned.
• Most importantly, this job requires a positive attitude, a commitment to excellent customer service, and great team enthusiasm.

Please expect to bring a dish to the in-person interview for tasting (costs will be reimbursed)
Salary Range 50k-55k DOE

Living Room Theaters - Indy
745 East 9th St, Suite 810
Indianapolis IN 46202
(971) 222-2010