Chef Post Estes Park

Future Opening: Chef

Full Time • Post Estes Park
The Post Chicken & Beer is looking for a talented, driven and enthusiastic CHEF. The Post is committed to serving the highest quality, local and sustainably sourced products to our guests. We cook outstanding food. We pour delicious beverages. We deliver memorable hospitality. We put our employees first. WE MAKE IT RIGHT. If you are passionate about living these values and leading a team of Chicken & Beer enthusiasts to do the same, come join the Family!

The Post Chicken & Beer brews beers that are gosh darn delicious, memorable, and something you will want to put in your mouth repeatedly. Our award-winning beers have been purposefully designed to pair perfectly with your meal. Our kitchen, run by Chef Brett Smith, serves delicious comfort food cooked with the love of your grandma and the skill of passionately trained chefs that is meant to be shared like a family supper. Featured by Guy Fieri on Food Network’s Diners Drive-Ins & Dives, our bird is better than the rest—humanely raised, all natural chickens are brined for hours, dipped in milk, seasoned with gluten-free flour, and then fried to crispy golden perfection, just like your grammy used to make. Check us out:

Job Summary: Be the Chef. Act like the Chef. Have the pro skills and acumen to lead a team, build culture and execute consistently delicious food.

What you can expect:

  • Competitive Salary ($65,000 - $75,000+) 
  • 3 Weeks Paid Time Off
  • Profit Share and quarterly bonus
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Company Sponsored 401k
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Big Red F Restaurants Dining Discount
  • Annual Education / R&D Budget
  • This to be the best job you’ve ever had!
What we expect:

  • Chef de Cuisine reports directly to and collaborates with the General Manager and Director of Operations
  • Ensure that all food and products are consistently prepared and served according to the restaurant’s recipes, portioning, cooking and serving standards.
  • Achieve company objectives in sales, service, quality, appearance of facility and sanitation and cleanliness through training of employees and creating a positive, productive working environment.
  • Control and achieve budgeted food cost and kitchen labor.
  • Make employment and termination decisions consistent with General Manager guidelines for approval or review.
  • Ensure that all equipment is kept clean and kept in excellent working condition through personal inspection and by following the restaurant’s preventative maintenance programs.
  • Oversee labor budget and scheduling, ensuring that all positions are staffed when and as needed and labor cost objectives are met.
  • Minimum of 3 years in a food preparation supervisory position
  • Minimum of 3 years in a hotel, catering and/or banquet services supervisory position
  • Enhanced finance skills with an understanding of weekly budgets, P&Ls, costed menus and schedules
  • Working knowledge of POS/Toast, Accounting/Invoicing Software, Scheduling Software, Excel (spreadsheets), Google Suite and Electronic Order Entry
  • ServSafe Manager Certified (we’ll provide training!)
Physical Demands:

  • Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 10 hours).
  • Ability to travel, manage and execute all offsite catering events
  • Be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift products and equipment up to 50 lbs.
  • Must have the stamina to work at least 50 to 60 hours per week.
  • Available to work nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Workplace hazards might include very hot equipment, hot oil, knives, slicers and potentially slippery surfaces
Your sexual, religious and political preferences are of no concern to us. Your humanity, kindness and ability to do your job better than anyone on the planet is what we are concerned with. If you think The Post Chicken & Beer is the right fit for your hospitality dreams, please submit a resume.

About the Company: Big Red F Restaurant Group is in the business of people - the people we work with and the people we welcome everyday as our guests. Our success and longevity is due to the many unique, funky, authentic, righteous, passionate, amazing, humble, honest, hardworking and dedicated people who have worked within our walls and under our roofs since 1994.
Compensation: $65,000.00 - $75,000.00 per year

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Medical, dental and vision insurance
Life, AD&D and additional voluntary benefits
Paid Days Off
Employee Assistance Program
F’ilanthrophy at BRF (paid volunteering time)
Family Food Discount
Bus pass (Boulder locations)
Merchandise discounts