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Executive Chef - Le Bistro at Spa Mirbeau in Albany, NY at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 5/17/2018

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    Albany, NY
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Job Description

Spa Mirbeau, a convenient Day Resort, is an ultimate haven where guests can escape, unplug, relax, rejuvenate, and renew – inside and out. Family-owned and operated, Spa Mirbeau is the most recent installment in the nationally-renowned French-inspired Mirbeau Inn & Spa brand, which has locations in Skaneateles, NY and Plymouth, MA. The Day Resort concept offers all the amenities of an elegant overnight resort, just closer to home!

Spa Mirbeau is seeking an experienced Executive Chef for its state-of-the-art location in Albany NY. The Executive Chef will make a direct impact on the success of our brand new luxurious property. Their leadership and passion as an Executive Chef will foster an engaged team of kitchen professionals whose exceptional skills will turn a traditional menu into exquisite French inspired cuisine.

Job Requirements:

Position requires strong communication skills and proven leadership abilities. A minimum of five years of experience as an Executive Chef with a French cuisine inspired background. Ability to perform job functions with minimal supervision necessary with an attention to details is required. Must have complete knowledge of kitchen equipment, sanitation standards, food presentation, and cost controls. We ask that all applicants are results oriented, energetic, creative, and enthusiastic.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the General Manager, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist in the selection, hiring, organization and management of The Bistro including line cooks, sous chefs, and dishwashers.
  • Assist the General Manager & the Assistant General Manager in the oversight and management of the Aqua Terrace food & beverage menu and services.
  • Work closely with the line cooks and sous chefs to supervise and coordinate preparation of food in accordance with established Mirbeau recipes and specifications.
  • Prepare payroll on a weekly basis for sous chefs, line cooks, dishwashers, and bakery staff.
  • Work closely with the General Manager in the successful and timely delivery of extraordinary service for the guests of The Bistro.
  • Prepare weekly work schedules of kitchen employees based on forecast and kitchen work load.
  • Assist in creating promotional events for Spa Mirbeau.
  • Ensure the kitchen and production areas are clean and maintained at highest safety standards.
  • Cost every menu item and develop recipe cards and pictures.
  • Review weekly forecasts, perishable and non-perishable food items inventory and order supplies as needed.
  • Participate in month end food inventories.
  • Have proper purchasing standards established for food items with different vendors controlling the quality of food received as per company guidelines, specifications, pricing, and standards on purchase orders.
  • Create and recommend new recipes and methods to improve quality and increase revenue.
  • Perform routine training for line cooks and culinary team members.

The health and well-being of our Team Members is a high priority at Mirbeau. As an Employer of Choice, we offer premium pay, and rewarding benefits.

  • 50% off Spa Services and 25% off Nail Services for you and a guest
  • 20% off Food
  • Employee Rate on Guest Rooms at our Skaneateles, NY & Plymouth, MA Locations!
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Medical, Dental and Disability Plans

Mirbeau Inn & Spa was voted as one of the top 100 Hotels & Resorts in the World, and one of the top 20 Resorts in New England. Our luxurious Spa in Plymouth, MA was voted the Best Day Spa by South Shore Living Magazine.

We believe that our employees are our most important asset. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and welcome applications from all qualified candidates.

If you desire employment in a beautiful setting with opportunities for growth, Mirbeau is the place for you!