Posted January 11, 2023

Chef de Cuisine

Seeking a talented and experienced Chef to lead and execute the culinary restaurant dining experience at El Chorro, with one of the Valley's premiere Executive Chefs!

Summary of Position:

AMAZING NEW OPPORTUNITY FOR ASPIRING, CREATIVE AND DRIVEN CULINARIAN!

Essential Functions:

Assist in the creation and execution of El Chorro restaurant culinary items and partner with our Executive Chef, Corporate Chef de Cuisine, General Manager and F&B team to concept and deliver on the owner's vision for our iconic restaurant and bar offerings

•  Prepare daily requisition for supplies and food items

•  Prepare all food items according to specific recipes or as specified on guest checks.

•  Visually inspect, select, and use only food items of the highest standard in the preparation of menu items

•  Check and control the proper storage of product, especially on specific cuts of meat.

•  Keep all refrigeration and storage areas clean and organized, complying with health department regulations

•  Keep all working areas clean and organized, complying with health department standards

•  Other supportive functions as determined by the supervisor.

Qualifications:

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent preferred. Culinary or apprenticeship program preferred

Experience: Minimum 3 years cooking experience in a similar environment required. Broiler and sauté experience preferred.  Experience in a creative / forward thinking free standing restaurant environment is HIGHLY preferred!

Certificates or Licenses: Maricopa County Food Service Manager certification

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

•           Knowledge of the fundamentals of cooking, i.e. sauces, stocks, and cooking procedures

•           Knowledge of the acceptable standards of sanitation

•           Knowledge of operating all kitchen equipment, i.e. stoves, ovens, broilers, slicers, etc…

•           Ability to butcher fish and/or meat

•           Basic mathematical skills to prepare recipes

•           Ability to understand and comply with all Health Department standards

•           Ability to memorize and perform Resort Standards, AAA Diamond standards, and Mystery shopper standards

Personal Characteristics:

Behaves ethically

Organized: Maintain a neat, organized workspace, maintaining important documents pertinent to job

Communicates effectively: Speaks and listens in a clear, thorough, and timely manner, effectively reading and writing, using the English language in order to properly document incidents and activities utilizing Perspective Software.

Professional Appearance: Exhibits an appearance appropriate for a four diamond resort (Specific grooming standards are available for review)

Working Conditions:

Attendance as scheduled is a critical element in all positions at El Chorro.

El Chorro’s leaders and team members believe each guest should be treated with respect and professionalism. We create A HEARTfelt experience…BEyond Expectations, enticing our guests to return again and again. In order to be successful at El Chorro, team members must share both our vision and our values (Helpful, Ethical, Attentive, Resourceful and Thankful). This includes possessing and demonstrating a high level of courtesy and respect for both internal and external guests. Our fun, friendly and enthusiastic team members treat every guest as if they were our only guest. A true customer focus is essential to success with our property.

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El Chorro Lodge

5550 E Lincoln Dr

Paradise Valley, AZ 85253

Telephone (480) 948-5170