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Executive Chef

Posted on Jan 25, 2019 by Flying Food Group, Inc.

Newark, NJ 07114
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Flying Food Group Position Specifications

Job Title: Executive Chef
Position Scope: Oversee the hot kitchen production staff to provide quality food and service to airline customers including menu presentations
Education Requirements

· Degree or certification from cooking or culinary College or program
Knowledge or Experience Requirements

· Hospitality skills that have developed in roles that require high levels of service.

· Culinary skills including menu design, Garde Mange and creating innovative dishes.

· All aspects of supervision of similar number of staff members.

· Food safety standards for food production work spaces.

· Financial skills for managing budgets, food and labor costs including scheduling hours.

· Computer skills for Microsoft office programs - Word and Excel.

• Different ethnic and cuisine traditions and practices a plus (examples: Asian, Kaiseki, Japanese, Chinese, Indian, Western) etc. etc.


· Manage customer presentations and requirements including scheduling, budgets, menu design, and food preparation, with the highest level of hospitality service standards. These activities include catered events and VIP flights.

· Teach, coach and mentor culinary staff to prepare menu items to a high standard.

· Work effectively as a team member of the unit management team.

· Keep kitchen clean to required standards directly and through supervision of staff.

· Manage quality standards for all aspects of food production against acceptable food preparation and customer specifications.

· Manage budgets for food and labor costs including schedules for area of responsibility.


· Customer satisfaction with menu design and presentation.

· Budgeted labor and food costs achieved with adjustments for airline changes.

· All FSQ standards and procedures maintained at all times.

· Maintain positive and safe work environment.


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