Tarry Lodge in New Haven is currently looking for new talent to join our successful culinary team.
We are a made from scratch kitchen that believes in our chefs and allows them to be creative, experimental, and design their own menu items. We encourage out of the box thinking and personal touches.
The Chef will work closely with the General Manager and Private Banquet team in continuing to uphold and build Tarry Lodge with the best staff, management team, food, and service.
Hiring, training, developing, scheduling and management of all BOH staff, including working with BOH managers to achieve their individual goals
Setting, driving and maintaining all levels of hospitality including:
Motivating and mentoring BOH staff’s knowledge and development; coach and counsel
Inspiring and delighting our guests
Committing oneself to excellence in food
Maintain a cohesive team spirit and high level or morale among the staff
Responsible for the management of the operating budget.
Manage wages, productivity and expenses in accordance with business demand.
Utilizing all company financial management tools to manage the financial success and assisting in the preparation of the annual strategic plan to achieve the goals and targets
Strategize and implement effective cost control programs
Maintain quality control by investigating and resolving all issues
Comply with all safety, health and beverage regulations in order to protect against all legal liability
Enforce sanitary practices for food handling and general cleanliness
Must have the ability to create, implement and manage staff training and development programs
Facilities management-maintain the integrity of the entire facility with proactive maintenance methods and working closely with the landlord and managing all R&M vendors
Perform all human resource management within the scope of company guidelines
Motivate, lead and inspire all staff with exceptional communication skills (written and verbal)
Works closely with the PR team to ensure correct and adequate interest is being generated by driving innovative promotions and creating creative content for social media and web platforms
The ideal candidate will have the following:
A minimum of 1-3 years’ experience within a management position at an operation with similar size and quality standards.
Strong leadership and organizational management skills
Expert knowledge of proper professional service techniques and dining room organization
Proficient in restaurant financial knowledge (P&L /Budget/Food & Labor Costs)
Strong guest service, interpersonal, organizational, analytical, problem-solving and leadership skills
Understanding of HR Practices/Policies/Procedures
You are able to stand for 10-12 hour shifts, walk up and down stairs, lift up to 50lbs and are available full time (days, nights, weekends and holidays).
We are an equal opportunity employer.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $60,000.00 per year