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Chef de Cuisine- Central Kitchen

Department: Central Kitchen
Store Location: Dallas

The world’s largest artisanal Italian food and beverage marketplace is coming to Texas! Eataly Dallas will open in 2020 in NorthPark Center. Eataly was founded in Italy in 2007 and has since expanded to more than 39 locations (and counting!) across the globe.

Eataly is a place where you can EAT, SHOP and LEARN about high-quality, authentic Italian cuisine. Each Eataly location contains an array of restaurants, cafés, to-go eateries, fresh counters (think Italian cheese and meat, and fresh pasta made in front of you!), a grocery market with more than 10,000 products, and a cooking school.

Eataly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Eat Better, Live Better!

JOB OVERVIEW

The Chef de Cuisine (CDC) manages the Central Kitchen at an Eataly location, overseeing all aspects of the production and preparation of ingredients and specific dishes to be used at various Eataly restaurants and outlets. The CDC ensures quality standards are consistently met in the areas of food production, team management and guest experience.

Reports directly to the Executive Chef and manages a team of Prep Cooks.

· Collaborates closely with the Chef team to plan and order ingredients and products to execute seasonal menus in the restaurants and store

· Leads and organizes a team of Prep Cooks to prepare, portion and produce a large quantity of food items daily across the categories of fish, meat, produce, fresh pasta and dried goods

· Manages inventory: estimates needs, places orders, receives and checks deliveries

· Maintains extremely organized and efficient storage areas and walk-ins, with all products rotated according to First In First Out standards

· Reviews financial information such as sales, costs and labor to ensure adherence to budget

· Informs fellow chefs of changes, specials and shortages in product

· Directs employee hiring, assignment, training, payroll, scheduling, evaluations and terminations

· Partners with in-house Health and Safety team to ensure health, safety and sanitary standards are consistently met in all areas of the kitchen

· Oversees the daily preparation of family meal for the staff

· Documents, investigates, escalates and resolves employee or guest incidents

· Performs other duties as required or assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS

· 5+ years of chef experience, including 2+ years of management experience

· Demonstrated ability to work successfully in fast-paced environments with high volume production

· Exceptional organizational and planning skills

· Excellent communication and leadership skills

· Proficient understanding of basic computer programs

· Knowledge of Italian cuisine, fresh pasta making experience preferred

· Bachelor’s Degree or degree from a post-secondary culinary arts training program preferred

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

· Availability to work onsite with a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays

· Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

· Ability to exert well-paced mobility for up to 8 hours, including standing, walking, bending and squatting

· Ability to use commercial kitchen equipment including stand mixers, ovens, torches, etc.

 

BENEFITS AND PERKS

· Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance and Paid Parental Leave

· Paid Time Off, 401K with company match, Commuter Benefits and Plum Benefits

· Free staff lunch daily and discounts at Eataly

· Fun staff classes on products and Italian cuisine

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