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Tash Restaurant Chef

Job Title: Restaurant Chef -- New Tash Restaurant (shift: 3PM to midnight)
Department: Food & Beverage
Reports To: Executive Sous Chef

The Tash Restaurant Chef will direct and coordinate the opening of this new food & beverage outlet, featuring Mediterranean cuisine, at Talking Stick Resort. The Restaurant Chef manages the culinary activity of all kitchen personnel engaged in preparing and cooking foods in this outlet.

Supervisory Responsibilities
Directly manages the Sous Chef in the Kitchen who supervise other culinary staff. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required;
culinary degree preferred;
5 years related high-volume cooking experience and/or equivalent combination of culinary training and experience.
3 years kitchen supervisory experience required.
Prior experience opening an up-scale restaurant strongly preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must possess a Maricopa County Food Handlers Card and ServSafe® Certification.

Computer Skills
Must have good PC skills and a working knowledge Microsoft Office applications, timekeeping/payroll systems (Kronos preferred) and inventory/purchasing systems (SWS preferred).

Other Qualifications
Must be a proven self-starter requiring minimal direction and follow-up. Must have the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills with proven leadership and supervisory skills. Must be able to work extended hours as business levels dictate.

Language Skills
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for prolonged periods of time; walk; use hands and fingers to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; secondary smoke; extreme cold; extreme heat and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


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