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Head Chef

Mumbai

Job Description

We are looking for organizationally-minded chef with excellent leadership skills to run our Mumbai food program.  After undergoing training on our recipes in Delhi, the chef will be responsible for executing the menu across our network of cafes in Mumbai.  We are looking for someone who enjoys working on the operational aspects of running a kitchen as much as they enjoy cooking.

Specific responsibilities will include:

MENU

  • Execute company-developed menu across multiple locations
  • Ensure plating and portion sizes meet standards and develop pictorial menu to ensure consistency
  • Source and negotiate with suppliers for food, equipment and crockery required
  • Implement crockery and packaging solutions for in cafe service as well as to-go and delivery orders
  • Adapt and/or change recipes in response to customer feedback, rectify problems involving complaints

OPERATIONS

  • Create systems for monitoring ordering, consumption and wastage
  • Manage costing for food
  • Troubleshoot all operational issues
  • Participation and inputs towards Food Marketing activities

TRAINING AND HIRING

  • Assist with recruitment of kitchen team
  • Train all new kitchen staff and train existing staff on new menu offerings and systems
  • Oversee scheduling and kitchen team administrative activities across base kitchen and cafe kitchens
  • Teaching staff how to create food in an efficient manner using teamwork
  • Emphasize cleanliness and hygiene in all food operations and develop checklist systems to ensure constant adherence to these standards

VENDOR MANAGEMENT

  • Establish relationships with vendors for respective items
  • Compare prices of vendors in the same field
  • Set up quality control measures for items being received
  • Optimize inventory management by selecting vendors based on location

Requirements  

  • 4+ years experience in a similar role  
  • MUST BE WILLING TO SPEND 3 WEEKS TRAINING IN DELHI/JAIPUR
  • Post Graduate or Degree or three years Diploma in hotel Management or equivalent.
  • Computer skills, specifically Excel and/or other spreadsheet software

COMPENSATION: The salary will be competitive with industry standards.

ABOUT BLUE TOKAI COFFEE ROASTERS

We are India’s largest speciality-focused coffee company, with coffee roasteries in New Delhi and Mumbai and a growing network of cafes. All of our coffees are sourced from leading growers across the country, and traceability and long-term relationships with our farms are integral to what we do. We are focused on sourcing, roasting, brewing the best beans India has to offer.