Event Chef JobAccord, NY

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Why You'll Love This Job

Event Chef directly reports to the F&B Director of Operations and CEO.
This position works alongside of the Restaurant Chef and is responsible for developing and
executing event menus and BEO’s, hiring and training event staff.
This position will require collaboration with restaurant management, optimizing staff productivity,
and stepping in to help wherever needed, always Maintaining the Inness brand and standards,
especially pertaining, but not limited to events.


The Event Chef is responsible for planning, organizing, and execution of all events for Inness.
This requires hiring and directing employees in the event kitchen, developing event menus, and
overseeing food preparation for all catered events. Typical duties and responsibilities include
but are not limited to:
 Ensuring that all food meets the highest quality standards whilst keeping food costs in
line according to yearly budget and sales goals.
 Develop new and seasonal event menus based on customer demands.
 Plan and prepare testing & tastings for all new menus
 Oversee event kitchen staff to ensure elements of the dishes are properly cooked and
 Coordinating kitchen staff and assisting them as required.
 Work with restaurant operations by sourcing ingredients from local vendors and current
suppliers to order fresh vegetables and meats based on seasonal availability.
 Follows and upholds all health codes and sanitation regulations; developing processes
for food safety and storage as well as maintaining or replacing equipment as needed.
 Upholds strict standards of employee cleanliness and professionalism.
 Briefing event kitchen staff about the upcoming functions
 Establishing the priorities each day and assign tasks to event kitchen staff
 Taking a physical inventory of specific food items for the weekly / monthly inventory
 Providing support and training all kitchen staff for preparation and dish plating
 Ensuring the kitchen is kept clean and sanitary

Skills & Qualifications

 Food Preparation Skills-kitchen expert who can successfully prepare a wide variety of
meals and dishes on time and with a high level of quality and presentation
 Menu Development-has experience creating new dishes and changing items based on
ingredient availability and quality
 Team Leadership-effective leader who can delegate task and oversee many employees,
fostering a positive work environment.
 Budgeting Skills-making decisions regarding ingredient sourcing and purchasing with
significant budgeting and financial management skills to ensure profitability
 Communication Skills-requires excellent written and verbal communication to work with
customers and kitchen staff as well as establishing standard operating procedures.
 Team player working well with others.
 As with all management positions within the kitchen one is directly responsible for DOH
 Must be willing to work min. 50 hours, nights, holidays, and weekends as needed
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