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HEAD OF CULINARY (New York)

Join our team to help us build a happier and healthier lifestyle

 

About us:

Our mission is to inspire a healthier and happier lifestyle. We strongly believe that real food should taste good and make people feel happy and healthy.

We are committed to achieve our mission by serving our local communities healthy and tasty food made fresh in our three locations in New York every day.

Join our movement towards a healthier and happier lifestyle!

 

About you:

We’re looking for enthusiastic and ambitious candidate to run our culinary division and help us support the growth of our company.

We are in the early high-growth stage of the company and every day is different from the previous one!

You will be in charge of creating operational processes to support our culinary division, from ingredients selection and recipes development to quality control and products performance.

You’re truly passionate about food, a motivator, a quick thinker, a problem-solver, a skilled communicator, and an inspiring leader.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop standardized recipes and systems to ensure the highest quality food products and operating practice.

  • Develop seasonal recipes using healthy and sustainably produced and sourced foods.

  • Collaborate with operations team to analyze costs and prices of current menu in order to identify opportunities and strategies to improve revenue, lower costs and increase quality.

  • Conduct market trends research that will feed into our decision making processes for menu development.

  • Start and manage ongoing testing of menu items, equipment, utensils, packaging, recipes & quality.

  • Collaborate with operations team to create and manage standard processes to implement seasonal menu, including tolls and operating practice to train and enable other team members to deliver high quality food products.

  • Develop and implement quality control process to maintain high standard in both food quality and presentation.

  • Provide regular reporting on menu and product performance.  Identifying opportunities and strategies to improve revenue, costs, and promotion of healthy and sustainably produced and sourced foods.

  • Develop and implement food safety operating practice to maintain A grade from Health Department across our three locations.

  • Validate and verify that all tools created and tested are complete, efficient and user friendly before implementing them.

  • Implement and monitor all tolls and operating process with articulated success metrics, timeframes and milestones.

     

Desired Experience

  • Being in love with avocados!

  • Passion for healthy and sustainably produced and sourced foods.

  • Food Science or other relevant culinary degree.

  • P&L management of product life cycle as well as performance analysis of menu items.

  • Experience in large scale food production, 3+ years in corporate chef or culinary role.

  • Track records of proven successful menu development and implementation in a large food service company.

  • Thinks creatively while acting practically, being aware of the operational constrains of the fast-casual industry.

 

TO APPLY EMAIL US YOUR RESUME TO HR@AVOCADERIA.COM 

 

We are Avo Lovers

Avo Lovers don’t belong to any gender, religion, race or social group.

Avo Lovers are passionate about real food, they live a sustainable life and inspire others in improving their lifestyle

AvoLovers are enthusiasts, full of life, ready to go the extra mile.

Avo Lovers believe in a healthy and happy lifestyle, being aware of sacrifice but without saying no to the pleasures of life.

AvoLovers are enthusiasts, full of life, ready to go the extra mile.

Avo lovers are a community of smilers, they see beauty the beauty in the world and help each other seeing the same beauty.

Avo lovers are driven by curiosity, they are eager to try new things but respect the tradition.

Avo lovers are free spirits and lovers!

Avocaderia provides equal opportunities for everyone that works for us and everyone that applies to join our team, without regard to sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, any service, past, present, or future, in the uniformed services of the United States (military or veteran status), or any other consideration protected by federal, state, or local law.