Lead Event Chef

Thomas Preti Events to Savor celebrates over 30 years of innovative culinary design and event management in the New York Tri-State Area. Since 1987, Chef and owner Thomas Preti, along with business partner Michael Bonizio, Executive Chef Ron Rando, and the entire Events to Savor Team have seamlessly orchestrated thousands of events at the most prestigious venues in New York. Our team has earned a reputation for providing an unparalleled culinary experience by tailoring the needs of each event to match its unique image & style.

With our years of success behind us we are now in need of adding new talent to meet the continued growth of the business. Please see if this description fits you!

Lead Event Chef:

Our LEAD EVENT CHEF is primarily responsible for culinary & back-of-house execution for high end, off-premise events throughout the New York Tri-State area and managing a rotating kitchen team at each event. In addition to leading events, the LEAD EVENT CHEF is a member of our culinary management team serving as the key liaison between our event kitchen staff and management. This is a full-time, supervisory position reporting directly to our Executive Chef Ron Rando.

What you need to be successful:

  • 3 years of working Lead Event Chef experience
  • Strong Organizational skills
  • Attention to Detail and Quality Control
  • Management Skills (managing a mostly part time staff of 30+)
  • Able to work in a Fast Paced, High Volume environment and adapt to difficult situations and last-minute changes
  • Positive attitude
  • Working (Kitchen) Spanish a plus
  • Driving skills a plus

Here s what you can expect to do (and more):

  • Enjoy the diversity of being out of the commissary kitchen and on-site at events throughout the Tri-State Area.
  • Be the lead culinary force at many Thomas Preti events
  • Establish daily/weekly plans with the culinary management team
  • Ongoing training, supervising, and onboarding of event culinary staff
  • Prepping and cooking during busy times and as needed
  • Uphold sanitation, organization requirements and standards
  • Being a great Roundsperson
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Associated topics: commercial kitchen, corporate, culinary, culinary school, executive, pantry, restaurant assistant chef, restaurant chef, service, sous chef

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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