Executive Chef for Iconic restaurant
Milwaukee, WI  / Wauwatosa, WI  / West Allis, WI 
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Posted 16 days ago
Job Description

Saz's State House Restaurant has been wowing guests for more than 46 years, and we'd love your help to keep them coming back for more! We want fun, energetic folks who love to hustle and have a passion for service to join our established team.

Our kitchen needs you! Saz's is slinging a lot more than ribs these days. Our seasonal menu is full of fresh items that need a little finesse. This role oversees a kitchen team to ensure prep work is completed and every plate headed out to our guests is The Finest.

The Executive Chef will collaborate with ownership and the management team to create delicious new menu items, as well as manage inventory, place daily orders, manage prep lists and team task assignments, and work a station during service if needed. Communication with management and the kitchen team is a must to be successful.

No two days will be the same, but the list below offers a general idea of our Executive Chef's responsibilities:

  • Use sales forecast, par levels and product inventory to generate daily prep lists
  • Develop and enforce line set up procedures and expectations
  • Facilitate receipt, storage and stock rotation of all product orders
  • Cross train all team members to ensure adequate staffing levels and foster teamwork
  • Work with culinary teams at other SHG properties to develop consistent ordering, recipe, sanitation and training procedures
  • Proactively address performance or disciplinary issues with BOH team
  • Complete projects as assigned by GM or ownership group; meet deadlines as established
  • Facilitate receipt, storage and stock rotation of all product orders
  • Cross train all team members to ensure adequate staffing levels and foster teamwork
  • Use sales forecast, par levels and product inventory to generate daily prep lists
  • Develop and enforce line set up procedures and expectations
  • Work with culinary teams at other SHG properties to develop consistent ordering, recipe, sanitation and training procedures
  • Proactively address performance or disciplinary issues with BOH team
  • Complete projects as assigned by GM or ownership group; meet deadlines as established

Our Executive Chef earns a competitive salary of no less than $65,000/year, based on experience, with annual bonuses up to $7,200 available for achieving established cost targets. Our Executive Chef eligible for a $5000 hiring bonus paid in segments throughout the first year on the team!

We're proud to be a five-time recipient of the Top Workplace award, and we want to show you why! Saz's Hospitality Group is thrilled to offer a variety of benefits to full-time employees, including health, dental and vision insurance, paid time off and a variety of discounts and partner programs. All team members are eligible to enroll in HealthiestYou 24/7/365 telemedicine plan with monthly premiums paid 100% by Saz's after 60 days on the team and can participate in our 401(k) retirement plan with company match after working 1000 hours and free work shoes from our partners at Shoes for Crews!
 

To be unexpectedly, over-the-top amazing in this role, the Executive Chef will need to work a variety of shifts, including events and weekends. This full time role will work a minimum of 50 - 55 hours per week, and sometimes more depending on business volume.

Our Executive Chef will need 3+ years culinary experience and more than 1 year's experience in a leadership role. Culinary education would be a bonus, but isn't required.

Essential job functions

  • Squat, kneel, climb ladders or step stools as needed
  • Use industrial cleaning chemicals
  • Grip objects and tools (including wet or slippery items); utilize fine motor skills
  • Stand up to 12 hours at a time
  • Lift up to 50 lbs to chest level and up to 30 lbs overhead
  • Ability to communicate verbally in English; ability to communicate in Spanish beneficial but not required
  • Ability to read English; ability to read and write Spanish beneficial but not required
  • Consistent, timely attendance on a varying schedule of shifts including morning, evening, closing and/or weekends
  • Understanding of metric system of measurement

 

Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
50
Salary and Benefits
$65,000+/yr
Our Executive Chef earns a competitive salary of no less than $65,000/year, based on experience, with annual bonuses up to $7,200 available for achieving established cost targets. Our Executive Chef eligible for a $5000 hiring bonus paid in segments throughout the first year on the team!
Required Education
Open
Required Experience
3+ years
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