Our City Winery Executive Chefs are experienced kitchen professionals and positive team leaders, who motivate our local culinary teams to execute a wine inspired list of menus for concerts, restaurant dining, events, all in a high quality and consistent manner. The duties require overseeing daily operations in the kitchen, communicating with various vendors for food and equipment orders, maintaining and raising the profit margins on all food menus through proper inventory controls.
Holds a formal degree in the culinary arts or proof of equivalent experience, plus minimum 5 years experience running a high volume kitchen environment
Restaurant opening experience
Ability to monitor and manage City Winery’s food consumption through proper purchasing practices and inventory controls
Able to establish execution techniques for culinary presentations and quality standards
Manages proper equipment operations and maintenance; and ensures proper safety and sanitation in the kitchen
Follows proper management of the culinary department financials through thorough invoice coding and handling, plus physical counts of inventory
Manages City Winery’s relationship with local purveyors & vendors in a professional manner
Experience with controlling food and labor costs in a high volume catered cooking environment
Proficient in menu development and pricing as well as the development of the culinary teams consistent execution of all menus
Practices strong communication, leadership and time management skills
Ability to manage in a diverse environment with a focus on client and customer services
Job Type: Full-time
City Winery strives to deliver the highest-end combined culinary and cultural experience to our guests who are passionate in sharing wine, music, and culinary arts. We are a unique facility, combining a fully functioning winery with intimate concerts, food & wine classes, private events in a variety of configurations, and elevated dining. We have created a compelling mix for our sophisticated clientele of foodies, and active cultural patrons—bringing the wine country experience to the heart of a large city.