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Head Chef/Kitchen Manager

  • Full Time
  • All - Tillamook County
  • Applications have closed
  • Hourly Salary: $Depends Upon Experience

Website Garibaldi Portside Bistro

Fast paced restaurant, bar & catering company.

Head Chef and Kitchen Manager Job Description

Job brief
We are looking for a Head Chef who is creative and proficient in all aspects of food preparation, menu execution, food/labor costs, catering, special events and kitchen management. As the Head Chef you will maintain control of the kitchen including training staff, overseeing kitchen staff, ensuring proper cook times, food presentation, and preparation. The head chef’s duties include ensuring food quality, expediting orders for a steady flow and creating dishes to add to the menu. The Head Chef will also work in partnership with the Executive Chef, General Manager and all other persons of leadership.

Head Chefs complete a variety of creative, organizational and leadership tasks to ensure a kitchen runs optimally and patrons’ meals are satisfactory. Their responsibilities frequently include:

  • Plan and direct food preparation and culinary activities
  • Modify menus or create new ones that meet quality standards
  • Estimate food requirements and food/labor costs
  • Supervise kitchen staff’s activities
  • Will need to work the line and prepare dishes
  • Assist in equipment purchases and repairs
  • Coordinate food and food preparation for catering and events
  • Recruit and manage kitchen staff
  • Rectify arising problems or complaints
  • Perform administrative duties
  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
  • Create and maintain kitchen staff schedules
  • Work in partnership with other leads and managers to ensure a respectful workplace
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned

Requirements and skills

  • Proven working experience as a Head Chef
  • Excellent record of kitchen management
  • Advanced culinary skills including food preparation, flavor profiles and other cooking best practices
  • Ability to spot and resolve problems efficiently
  • Capable of delegating multiple tasks
  • Communication and leadership skills
  • Keep up with cooking trends and best practices
  • Working knowledge of various computer software programs (MS Office, restaurant management software, POS)
  • BS degree in Culinary science or related certificate
  • Work related experience may be accepted

To Apply: Apply in person during our normal business hour or email resumes to