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Chef de Cuisine - catalina kitchen

Sunriver Resort

Sunriver Resort

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024

Chef de Cuisine - catalina kitchen

Job Locations US-CA-Rancho Palos Verdes
ID 2024-6506
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
USD $80,000.00/Yr.
USD $90,000.00/Yr.


  • Oversee Catalina Kitchen culinary operations.
  • Maximize net operating income and owner’s equity through sales generation and cost control procedures.
  • Responsible for leadership of direct reports and all of their employees.


  • Leadership to front and back house and guidance to stewarding pertaining to Nelson’s
  • Creating & implementing menus with the proper approval routing, geared towards concept
  • Creating the description for all written menus
  • Seasonal Menus that reflects local and California ingredients
  • Create menus for various special events
  • Daily special creation
  • Ordering of par levels according to the mise en place and menu description.
  • All mise en place must be rotated daily to assure 100% freshness
  • Keeping all standards in place, as created for our menu’s
  • Coordination & creation of opening & closing procedures
  • Develop job description & sop’s accordantly to create effective levels of quality & efficiency
  • Execute all mise en place functions from set up to scheduling, ordering and receiving.
  • Communicate effectively with peers, management, line and front of the house employees
  • Conduct and attend meetings including: daily communication, service, culinary line up, chef’s meeting, weekly staff meeting, monthly department meetings
  • Maintain all sanitation and HACCP documentation in accordance California
  • Superior cleanness throughout all F&B departments
  • Guiding & supporting the team to exceed our guest satisfaction goals
  • Weekly scheduling according to forecast
  • Able to clearly understand and effectively manage all aspects food, labor and operational cost.
  • Relieving cooks & chef’s for various shifts
  • Being an effective listener before acting is essential. (seek to understand)
  • To communicate popular & un popular content effectively
  • Use the associates handbook and Terranea philosophy as a tool to effectively coach employees
  • Create professional working relationships amongst all Terranea Resort associates
  • Effectively motivate associates and to maintain a cohesive team
  • Ensures the accurate maintenance of the menu and recipe database
  • Performs related duties as required
  • Being supportive to the team, learn and teach

Additional Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provides essential hands on leadership to ensure functional food & beverage operations throughout Terranea Resort with a view of improving guest satisfaction, brand presence and effectiveness.
  • In conjunction with Food & Beverage Operations, develops clear, concise and detailed equipment specifications, to provide production efficiencies, compliance and safety assurance for all employees operating the equipment.
  • Reviews and analyzes operational workflow, equipment needs, safety & environmental compliance and efficient production in all venues.


  • Buffet experience for Breakfast, Sunday Brunch & specialty presentation, tapas & pizza
  • Must be able to speak, hear, understand, read, and write the English language
  • Must have a strong customer service aptitude.
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to implement and uphold service standards
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work assignments
  • Ability to interact with all associates and guests of the resort
  • Ability to work well in stressful, high-pressure situations
  • Must be able to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and able to constantly lift, carry, pull or push up to 20 pounds of force
  • Must be able to stand or walk for long periods of time

Experience, Education, & Licensure:

  • Must have a minimum of 3 years culinary management 5 experiences in upscale three meal restaurants that have focus on California Mediterranean cuisine.
  • Culinary Arts degree desired
  • Serve Safe, Sanitation and HACCP proficiency


Base Pay Start Rate: $80,000 - $90,000/Yr.

We offer a competitive benefit package for full-time, regular team members that includes: group medical, dental, vision, life, disability benefits, and an employee assistance program. We have paid time off/sick time and are proud to offer participation in a 401(k) plan with a company match!

We also offer great perks such as, Team Member Rates at CoralTree properties, Complimentary Room Night Program for both you and your immediate family members, complimentary monthly golf, discounts at our retail, spa, and dining outlets.



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