The Rainforest Cafe Disney World Marketplace, located in Lake Buena Vista, FL is seeking an experienced Executive Chef to join their team and oversee kitchen operations!
At Rainforest Cafe, Executive Chefs are expected to do the following: Train and manage kitchen personnel and supervise/coordinate all related culinary activities; estimate food consumption and requisition or purchase food; standardize production and ensure consistent quality; establish presentation technique and quality standards; ensure proper equipment operation/maintenance; and ensure proper safety and sanitation in kitchen. The executive chef directly supervises kitchen personnel with responsibility for hiring, discipline and performance reviews.
The Executive Chef candidate must have at least 3+ years Senior level experience in a full-service, high-volume kitchen. Well-qualified candidates will have hands-on experience with food inventories and good understanding of all that impacts food cost, must be well versed in writing schedules and meeting or exceeding budgeted labor cost through effective management, and should possess strong leadership skills to motivate and develop staff. Proven tenure is required.
Rainforest Cafe is part of Landry's, Inc., one of America's largest dining, entertainment and hospitality companies. Landry's has over 480 properties, including more than 40 unique brands such as, Landry's Seafood, The Crab House, Cadillac Bar and Grill, Bubba Gump, Claim Jumper, Oceanaire, Willie G's Steak and Seafood, McCormick & Schmick's, Morton's The Steakhouse, The Aquarium, Muer Seafood Restaurants (Charley's Crab/Big Fish), Chart House, and Saltgrass Steakhouse. We hire experienced and motivated individuals, train them in our systems, style and culture to prepare them for continued growth and leadership opportunities.
Benefits: Great health and dental, 401-K with discretionary match, paid vacation, 50% dining program, discount retail program and more. Relocation assistance available.