Chef De Cuisine Job Description

Chef De Cuisine Job Description

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Chef de cuisine provides operational leadership & support for the day-to-day functions of the entire kitchen including catering, micro restaurants, food production, bakery production, menu development & implementation, inventory management, and vendor communication and management.

Chef De Cuisine Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Ensure proper receiving, storage (including temperature setting) and rotation of food products in compliance with health department regulations, including coverage, labeling, dating and placing items in proper containers
Maintain kitchen logs for food safety program compliance (e.g., A1, A2, A3 )
Report any guest complaints or other issues related to food safety to the Culinary management
Conduct daily walk through of kitchen area ensuring proper operation of equipment, including refrigeration to maintain proper temperature for safe storage of food products
Aids in control procedures for cost and quality, par inventories, standardized recipes, use records, food costing sheets, E
Assists in the development of new food concepts
Maintains and evaluates existing food concepts
Monitor that all equipment in the kitchen is clean and in proper working condition
Develop and implement creative menu items within the restaurant concept
Ensure all relevant food controls and correct temperatures are logged and adhered to at all time

Chef De Cuisine Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Chef De Cuisine

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: TIPS, HACCP, PIC, ACF, NYC

Education for Chef De Cuisine

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the chef de cuisine job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as University and Bachelor's Degree in Culinary Arts, Culinary, Hotel and Restaurant Management, Education, Hospitality, Management, High School Education, Secondary Education, Communication, Culinary School

Skills for Chef De Cuisine

Desired skills for chef de cuisine include:

Kitchen operations
Principles and practices within the food profession
Kitchen hygiene practices and occupational health and safety standards will be essential
Food products
Food safety
Food service equipment
High quality food products
Presentations and flavor
Food production systems desired

Desired experience for chef de cuisine includes:

Be aware of all relevant food suppliers and their products
To assist in the prevention of pilferage from the dry stores and refrigeration within the department
Diploma or Certification in a Culinary discipline preferred
Culinary education and/or on the job training, independent restaurant experience is preferred
Actively manage restaurant social media accounts in partnership with the Restaurant GM, and Marketing Manager, in accordance with marketing standards
Culinary education and/or on the job training, hotel experience preferred

Chef De Cuisine Examples


Chef De Cuisine Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a chef de cuisine. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for chef de cuisine
  • Fluent in all areas of food safety and health department as determined by the California Department of Health and corporate mandated ECOSURE
  • Coordinate, plan and supervise the production and presentation of all food
  • Inspects, selects and uses only the freshest fruits, vegetables, meats, fish, fowl and other food
  • Prepares food orders in a timely manner
  • The Chef de Cuisine is classified as a “critical employee” and will be expected to be on site during any emergency closure of the University
  • Able to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends throughout the year
  • Able to maintain a static position for extended periods of time while preparing food, move throughout the kitchen and dining hall as needed, and move and transport objects weighing 25 - 30 pounds
  • Designs all menus in assigned area
  • Audits A9 labelling practices in assigned restaurant/unit and takes corrective action
  • Audits ParTech weekly reporting
Qualifications for chef de cuisine
  • Ensures overall consistency and quality
  • Remains current with industry trends and participate in the development of new concepts
  • Continually maintains and trains the staff in sanitary practices and procedures
  • Participates in administrative staff meetings in order to assist in long-range unit planning activities
  • Degree in Culinary Arts from an accredited culinary school or apprenticeship program and/or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of basic computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet, email and the Internet

Chef De Cuisine Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of chef de cuisine. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for chef de cuisine
  • Servsafe certified and or certificate appropriate for the position level or the ability to obtain Servsafe certification or certificate appropriate to position level within six months of hire
  • Writes, maintains and updates all menu specification, recipes and pictures, and production forecasts
  • Ensures that effective orientation and training are provided to all associates
  • Ensures that the kitchens have incorporated safe work practices in all job performance
  • Perform other duties as required, special orders, buffet presentation, V.I.P
  • Monitors that all equipment in the kitchen is clean and in proper working condition
  • Maintain proper payroll and scheduling
  • Directly responsible for assigned food outlet, including securing product for operation of outlet according to menu requirements
  • Create menus for restaurant outlet
  • Maintain proper staffing guidelines by recruiting and upgrading staff through continued instruction and training
Qualifications for chef de cuisine
  • ServSafe and HACCP certified within 60 days from date of hire as a condition of employment
  • American Culinary Federation certification at the Certified Executive Chef® (CEC®) level must be obtained within two years from date of hire
  • Must have open availability and be able to work weekends
  • Associate’s Degree or graduation from a culinary program and two years of experience in large food service operation, or four years of experience in large food service operation
  • Knowledge of operations in hot and cold kitchens
  • Knowledge of food and health safety standards including HACCP

Chef De Cuisine Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of chef de cuisine. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for chef de cuisine
  • Monitor quality of food coming into outlet
  • Oversee plate presentation and portion control recipes for assigned outlet
  • Keep current with industry trends and new products available on the market to be an industry leader
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean and sanitary work environment in accordance to state health requirements and company policy
  • Attend weekly chef meetings and monthly kitchen staff meetings to keep staff informed on current property activities and projects
  • Assist in setting team and individual performance standards and executing them in a consistent manner with company guidelines
  • Direct, monitor and train staff through coaching and demonstration
  • Supervisory responsibility over assigned food outlet - Supervise 10-12 employees
  • The ability to meet budgeted food and labor costs
  • The ability to meet the required Ecosure standards
Qualifications for chef de cuisine
  • Motivator & self-starter
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Chinese cuisine and food presentation is essential
  • Culinary degree in food preparation and three to five years relevant experience in a high volume, commercial environment
  • Ability to maintain good, accurate records, basic skillset in using a computer
  • Current experience as a Head Chef/Chef de Cuisine in a large 4/5 star hotel or restaurant
  • Sound knowledge of Kitchen P&L including labour and food costs

Chef De Cuisine Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of chef de cuisine. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for chef de cuisine
  • The ability to drive colleague engagement
  • The ability to plan and develop menus for the hotel considering factors such as product availability, service cost, marketing conditions, number to be served, Establishes and maintains appropriate food portions with respect to the hotel's pricing policy
  • The ability to coordinate and supervise the ordering of all food supplies and kitchen equipment
  • Develop working knowledge of all food outlets, menu preparation presentation
  • Keep current on new market trends new products
  • Provides a NYULMC luxury Catering dining experience in a warm and personalized manner
  • Provides clients with the highest quality of food product that consistently and effectively reflect the luxurious nature of NYULMC catering
  • Prepares food items in accordance to recipes to support menu
  • Ensures the highest quality of food preparation and presentation
  • Ensures smooth kitchen operation by communicating with the Catering Team
Qualifications for chef de cuisine
  • Currently holding Chef de Cuisine position within 5-star luxury resort or leading independent restaurant
  • Fully HCAAP compliant
  • Established background that includes fresh, green and healthy cooking
  • Hotel, Resort or high profile independent restaurant background
  • Established reputation for creativity
  • Enjoys a high degree of guest contact and Host development

Chef De Cuisine Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a chef de cuisine. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for chef de cuisine
  • Maintains sanitation standards, including HACCP documentation, and proper product rotation
  • Maintains kitchen equipment and utensils with care
  • Develops standardized recipes which allow catering to operate at an acceptable food cost and to ensure that the monthly forecasted food cost is achieved
  • Participated in developing and adhering to departmental operating and capital budgets
  • Is responsible for all operational aspect of the culinary catering experience in the absence of the Executive Chef/Catering
  • Responsible for all culinary operation at Noe, the “signature restaurant” of the hotel
  • Leadership, of each moment on the job
  • Responsible for efficient food and labor cost
  • Is fluent with Associate Service Center operating procedures, employee evaluation, documentation, safety, accident reports, benefit requests and personal action forms
  • Monitor china, glass and silver usage/breakage and inventory
Qualifications for chef de cuisine
  • Qualification in Kitchen Production and Management
  • Minimum two years work experience as Chef de Cuisine or 3-4 years as Sous Chef of a hotel or restaurant of good standards
  • Knowledge for all phases of food administration, cost control and familiarity of all food services required
  • Operations of sections, hotel policies regarding food and beverage operations
  • Minimum three (3) years experience in a first class hotel/resort or restaurant
  • Relavant Work Experience

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