Dish Food & Events, Brooklyn, NY
CHEF DE CUISINE, CATERING
Dish Food & Events, a Brooklyn based off-premise catering company is seeking a Chef De Cuisine to join our team. The Chef De Cuisine will work closely with the Executive Chef to oversee the culinary operations of the company.
The Chef De Cuisine will work with the Executive Chef and Owner to execute high end catering for large scale weddings, gala dinners and cocktail events as well as corporate and social drop off catering.
The ideal candidate must have an excellent palette and eye for beautiful plating and food presentation.
This position is a hands on kitchen position with a focus on quality control and training kitchen staff to be the best.
This is a management role and will require taking part in hiring, training and supervising kitchen staff on daily basis.
Must have flexibility with schedule requirements. Evenings/weekend/some holiday work will be required.
Candidates should have a solid culinary background in special events catering, with a desire and passion to create beautiful, great tasting food.
Minimum 3 years experience working in a catering, hotel or banquet facility. Candidates with only restaurant experience will be considered.
Culinary degree preferred but not required
Be a team player with top notch communication skills.
Bilingual (Spanish/English) helpful but not required
Work with Executive Chef to prepare prep lists for daily food production
Supervise kitchen staff and prepare food for events
Communicate with off-premise event chef and kitchen teams
Manage food costs, ordering and receiving of food and supplies. Some “hand shopping” required
Maage food/labor budgets for all events
Maintain all NYC health code and food safety regulations
SALARY, BENEFITS AND PERKS
As a valued member of our team, your compensation will include the following salary, benefits and perks.
Competitive salary and bonus plan
Health and Dental insurance option
Pre Tax Commuter Benefit option
401(k) to help you invest in your future
Paid Time Off to support work life balance and outside interests
Paid Family Leave & Sick Pay in accordance with NY State Law
Company dining program (aka Family Meal!)
Dish provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gener, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.