Company: SAN MANUEL INDIAN BINGO & CASINO
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Under the general direction of the VP of Culinary Operations,
the Executive Chef is responsible for the overall success of the
culinary operations of the San Manuel Casino (SMC). Adhering to the
Health department regulations and SMC standards and expectations of
food service and quality, freshness and presentation, the Executive
Chef will oversee culinary operations to include innovative menu
concepts; recipe standardization; labor and food cost control;
production and waste control; and purchasing and inventory control.
In addition, the Executive Chef will be responsible for the
management, training, direction and engagement of the culinary
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Creates and implements best in class plan, team, and concepts
for all culinary venues including opening of new high-volume luxury
resort casino, existing casino restaurants, buffets, and quick eat
locations including: menus and individual menu items for all food
outlets based on current food trends and regional tastes,
seasonality, and concepts.
Oversees all culinary related services and accepts
responsibility for activities of chefs, cooks and other personnel
in preparing, cooking and presenting food to high standards.
Ensures all quality culinary dishes are produced and served in a
timely, cost-effective and flavorful manner, and sees that any
problems that arise are rectified promptly. Enforces food quality
standards, freshness and presentation throughout all food outlets
in accordance to SMC standards and expectations, and Health
- Maintains training and certifications applicable to the
Culinary team members. Ensures all training, regulatory, inventory,
and team member documentation is complete and up to date.
Serves as the technical expert, teacher/trainer and inspiration
for cooks and kitchen personnel. Maintains occupational knowledge
and skills by conducting research, attending seminars, educational
workshops, classes, and conferences. Drives results through staff
professional development and appropriate training programs that
monitors results through evaluation, inspection, and analysis.
Purchases food inventory and kitchen supplies; manages accuracy
of inventory management system.
Monitors and ensures maintenance/sanitation of kitchens,
equipment and related areas to ensure a healthy, safe work
environment that meets/exceeds federal, state and SMC standards and
regulations. Maintains "A" scores for all standards and
Assesses and monitors culinary outlet repairs to ensure cost
effectiveness, establishes criteria for repair versus replacement,
and proactively works to circumvent any damages to assets through
Designs, implements and supports policies and procedures to
enhance and measure quality while promoting innovation; continually
updates written policies and procedures to reflect state-of-the-art
techniques, and equipment.
- Performs other duties as assigned to support the efficient
operation of the department.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the
organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities
include interviewing, hiring and training employees with an
emphasis on safety; planning, assigning reviewing and directing
work; evaluating and appraising performance; rewarding and
disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving
- Bachelor's degree and formal culinary education required.
- Minimum ten (10) years' experience as Executive Chef in Resort
or Casino Culinary operation required.
- Equivalent combination of education and progressive, relevant
and direct experience may be considered in lieu of minimum
educational/experience requirements indicated above.
- Working knowledge of office software and equipment such as
Microsoft Suite, fax machine, copy machine, calculator and a work
- Previous experience utilizing purchasing and procurement
software is helpful.
- At the discretion of the San Manuel Tribal Gaming Commission
you may be required to obtain and maintain a gaming license.
- A qualified candidate/employee must have a valid driver's
license with an acceptable driving record as determined by the
company's insurance carrier.
- Must obtain and maintain a ServSafe certification within 90
days of employment.
San Manuel Band of Mission Indians and San Manuel Casino will
make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans
with Disabilities Act of 1990.
As one of the largest private employers in the Inland Empire,
San Manuel deeply cares about the future, growth and well-being of
its employees. Join our team today!
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