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Chef de Cuisine

Company: The Quoin
Location: Wilmington
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Method Hospitality is looking for a Chef de Cuisine to join the team at our newly opening restaurants at The Quoin boutique hotel in the heart of Wilmington, DE.

The restaurant design has been melded with design features and fixtures from local makers that reflect the building's original era, features a dining room adorned with warm wood accents, plush upholstered banquets, an illuminating ceiling design, and features an open kitchen showcasing a wood-fired oven & grill focusing on Mediterranean-influenced, wood-fired cuisine that emphasizes the smokiness and char of the wood burning oven & grill. Serving a casual, yet sophisticated & seasonally driven menu.


The Chef de Cuisine/Executive Chef supports the Corporate Executive Chef in all operational aspects of the business. Responsible for the day to day operations of the restaurant, production staff, and brand quality.


-Ability to execute all positions on the line and help line staff when they get behind
-Execute and oversee the production of all menu items
-Complete understanding of work safety and emergency procedures.
-Expedite orders correctly and efficiently to ensure smooth kitchen flow
-Fully understand the importance of and have the ability to utilize standard recipe cards and plating guides.
-Ensuring all reach-ins and walk-ins are locked
-Work closely with Events Department to keep the menu updated to current restaurant menu trends.
-Perform line checks to include temperature checks of all refrigeration, rotation and dating of all foods, proper prep(taste), freshness and specials completed for the nights service.
-Check reservations and all VIPs. for the nights service, communicate and show all specials to the servers at the daily staff meeting
-Create and execute daily specials
-Implement closing duties for the runners, stewards, line/pantry cooks and ensure all duties are being completed.
-Ensure all foods are up to our quality and standards, all specials are current with the seasons and trends.
-Possess good math and English skills for calculating, communicating, writing requisitions/ completing food inventories and for retrieving information as needed.
-Work closely with staff to ensure that their respective jobs are being executed as per company guidelines.
-Ensure A+ standards for kitchen cleanliness and follow all Health Department Guidelines to ensure proper food handling from the beginning to the end when the food is leaving the kitchen.
-Attend all weekly management meetings and corporate meetings that are scheduled. Hold monthly mandatory kitchen meetings and address all issues that arise.

-Continuously monitor daily labor and food cost reporting sheets to ensure costs are trending within budgeted parameters.
-Review monthly profit and loss statement and acts on all variances.
-Ensures all overtime is authorized
-Monitors reports to ensure menu items are selling

Keywords: The Quoin, Wilmington , Chef de Cuisine, Hospitality & Tourism , Wilmington, Delaware

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