Chef de Cuisine in Development Boulder Big Red F

Chef de Cuisine in Development Boulder

Full Time • Big Red F
Big Red F Restaurant Group (West End Tavern, Centro, The Post, Jax Fish House) is looking for a passionate restaurant professional to be an indispensable member of our leadership team as a Chef de Cuisine in Development.  We are a growing group that is 'building a bench' and looking for a Chef and leader who is flexible across brands/locations and will grow with our group.  It's an opportunity to learn to lead in new developing locations or to serve as Chef in a current Boulder location when one of our current team members moves to a new promoted role.

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. Have fun at work. Cook delicious food. Serve the best, train the staff to do the same. Help build the menus and direction for the future. Want to play with your food and delight people? Come on over. Yes- run the restaurant, order the right food, control the cogs... but do it all with passion and the desire to be world famous..

What you can expect:
  • Competitive Salary ($70,000 - $75,000 DOE)
  • 3 Weeks Paid Time Off
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Company Sponsored 401k
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee Mental Health Assistance Program
  • Annual Education/ R&D Budget
  • The Best Job You’ll Ever Love!

Main Job Responsibilities:

  • Chef de Cuisine reports directly to and collaborates with the General Manager. CDC works with Exec Chef and Culinary Director on Menu development.
  • Control and achieve budgeted food cost and kitchen labor.
  • Control financial inventory and invoicing procedures in accordance with Company policies and procedures.
  • Make employment and termination decisions consistent with General Manager guidelines for approval or review.
  • Continually strive to develop our staff in all areas of managerial and professional development.
  • Treat the place and team and business like you are the owner, our partner, the Chef.
  • Oversee labor budget and scheduling, ensuring that all positions are staffed when and as needed and labor cost objectives are met.

  • Independent restaurant experience  in a fast paced environment is preferred
  • Knowledge and track record for food, cost controls, and how to develop people
  • College/Culinary degree and/or comparable experience in a professional kitchen
  • Minimum of three years full-service kitchen experience.
  • Familiarity and proven communication protocol with managers and staff
Physical Demands:

  • Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 10 hours).
  • 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.
  • Flexibility to work nights and weekends.
  • Where necessary, flexibility to travel to BigRedF restaurants and outside venues for meetings, walk-throughs, training, etc.
  • Workplace hazards might include very hot equipment, hot oil, knives, slicers and potentially slippery surfaces
If you think Big Red F Restaurant Group is the right fit for your hospitality dreams, please submit a resume today.

Our Purpose: The Big Red F Restaurant Group is on earth to operate businesses we are proud of, inspire our family members to do great things and connect with the communities we do business in with intention. We are a collective of independent restaurants and businesses in Colorado and Missouri, rooted in Boulder, locally owned and operated. We connect with community and our industry, keep people first and provide a safe and relevant place to gather and work. We run smart businesses with best-in-class leadership support, innovation, pride and continued growth.
Compensation: $70,000.00 - $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