The Lyons Group – Executive Chef

The Lyons Group, Boston’s premier restaurant group, is looking for high volume experienced Executive Chef to join their ever-expanding team.  We offer top-tier health benefits, access to a generous matching 401k, and 50% off food at all other Lyons Group venues. The salary range is 90-95K to start.

Necessary abilities include but are not limited to:

  • Leading by example, teaching & training of staff in proper procedure and execution
  • Creating a winning team in your kitchen
  • Earning the respect of the all-restaurant staff through mutual respect & exemplified work ethic
  • Critical thinking, resourcefulness and the ability to solve any issues that arise and seize control of any problematic situation
  • Proper cost management in regard to food and labor
  • Management of the line during busy shifts while ensuring that the kitchen operates in a timely manner that meets our quality standards + establish working schedule and assess staff’s performance
  • Cooking on the line during busy shifts alongside chefs, sous chefs and the line cooks while following company standards and plating specifications
  • Overseeing prep/production and ensuring proper set up for regular service, private parties & marketing events
  • Set-up for brunch, lunch, dinner service and/or private parties and marketing events and successful execution of said events and service segments
  • Maintain organization, cleanliness and sanitation of the line, all food prep and production areas and equipment while complying with and enforcing City of Boston & MA safety guidelines
  • Closing of the line and kitchen, verifying work completed by the cooks and dishwashers
  • Generating prep/production lists, placing orders and tracking inventory
  • Maintaining a positive attitude in a high stress environment
  • The ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with entire restaurant team from dishwashers to management, back and front of the house and comporting oneself in a professional manner while at work.

Skills Required

  • Knife skills, knife skills, knife skills
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Proven experience as a Chef to lead a team to glory
  • Understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
  • Excellent record of kitchen and staff management with references
  • Accuracy and speed in handling emergency situations and providing solutions
  • Familiar with industry’s best practices
  • Culinary degree a plus but not a requirement

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Employment Type(s): Full Time
Base Pay: $90-95K (to start)/year

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