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Sage Restaurant Group Executive Chef - Urban Farmer Denver in Denver, Colorado

16817BR

Req #:

16817BR

Why Us:

Work where you belong...

Are you an outgoing, fun, and hard-working individual that thrives in a fast-paced and diverse environment? We pride ourselves in our unparalleled service to our guests and we strive to hire experts in hospitality. Come join our team of hospitality professionals!

Urban Farmer Steakhouse is a chef-driven seasonal steakhouse in lower-downtown Denver that emphasizes sustainable practices, locally-sourced ingredients, and ethically raised meats. Urban Farmer is a family of restaurants with locations in Portland, Cleveland and Philadelphia, with its newest addition in Denver.

The Urban Farmer backdrop is warm and elegant, yet quaint and rustic, visually telling the life-story of the hardworking, country farmer who marries the cosmopolitan art collector. Urban Farmer Denver is described as "rural chic", and prides itself in taking a re-imagined and modern approach to a typical white-tablecloth New York steakhouse for the more casual Denver demographic.

Job Title:

Executive Chef - Urban Farmer Denver

Location Name:

Urban Farmer Denver

City:

Denver

EEO Statement:

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Posting Overview:

Plan and manage the kitchen staff in the procurement, production, preparation and presentation of all food for the hotel in a safe, sanitary work environment which conforms to all standards and regulations and achieves profitable, competitive, quality products.

Requirements:

Competencies

Dealing with Ambiguity

Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Composure

Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.

Interpersonal Savvy

Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.

Building Effective Teams

Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.

Knowledge/Skills

Requires advanced knowledge of the principles and practices within the food profession. This includes experiential knowledge required for management of people and/or complex problems and food and beverage management.

Requires oral and written communication skills.

Must have moderate hearing to communicate with employees and to hear machinery, for safety reasons.

Must have excellent vision, for safety reasons.

Must have moderate speech communications skills to communicate with other employees.

Must have excellent comprehension and literacy to read and write, as well as analyze to fulfill budget.

Abilities

Lifting objects, 30-35 pounds, 3 to 5 times during the course of the shift (i.e. top round, prime rib, frozen boxes). Carrying, (ranging from clipboard to food products to small equipment). Kneeling -during times of inspections for proper cleanliness and monitoring once a week, as well as during lifting. Full mobility is required in order to usually inspect and monitor the kitchen environment. Continuous standing -while expediting, or cooking or inspecting. Anywhere from brief periods (15 minutes) to longer periods (1 hour). At least 50% of the day.

Education/Formal Training

More than two years of post high school education, but less than a degree from a four year college.

Experience

Experience required by position is five to ten years of employment in a related position with this company or other organization(s).

Material/Equipment Used

Chemicals/Agents: grease strip, bleach, grease cutter, Lime Away.

Protective Clothing: hair restraint/hat, gloves, apron, safety shoes - approximately 100% of 8 hour shift.

Deep fryer, broiler, stove, steamer, food processor, mixer, slicer, oven, steam table, tilt kettle, waffle iron, flat top grill.

Environment

Inside 100% of 8 hour shift. Going in the freezer temperatures can be -10 degrees. On the front line, temperatures can be over 100 degrees.

Position Type:

Full Time - Regular

State:

CO

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