Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Years Experience
3 - 5 years
$40,000 - $65,000 Annual
Job Description

Job Description

We are looking for an Executive Chef to join our team at the 242 House in Cozad, Nebraska! This is an exciting opportunity for anyone who wishes to be part of a startup with a people driven culture looking to expand the identity of a small town. Share vision of founders for our local farm to table food concept, and work to interpret our desire to offer fresh, seasonal globally inspired food. Create menus, lead staff and provide direction for serving lunch and dinner. Will direct and source local gardening efforts and partner with local suppliers. Bring energy, enthusiasm and creativity to this local experience with a global vision.

Responsibilities (include but not limited to):

-Day to day operation of the kitchen and staff

-Able to work closely with Owners and front of house staff

-Systems Management

-Develop and maintain a rotating, seasonal menu

-Knowledge of health code requirements and upholds exemplary sanitation standards and safety

-Ability to manage all operations of the kitchen independently

-Working with local vendors

-Daily food production, oversight of prep and expo & line support on busy services

-Hiring and onboarding of new kitchen staff

-Performing performance reviews for kitchen staff

-Ensuring quality and consistency that is on-brand to the 242 House and our world class vision


Full-Time with Competitive Compensation and Benefits


-Previous kitchen management is required and experience as an Executive Chef or Executive Sous Chef

-Ability to professionally represent 242 House

-Positive energy and ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner

-Excellent, supportive references

Personal Skills:

-Willingness to participate in the growth of the community

-Passion for farm to table dining

-Strong work ethic as well as takes pride in your work

-Strong sense of high-quality customer service

-Strong problem-solving skills

-Ability to communicate professionally, concisely, and effectively

-Appreciates and knows how to run a from-scratch kitchen

-A leader who can foster a good culture with a "Lead by Example" approach

If interested, please send an e-mail with your resume. We will reach back out to schedule an interview for qualified candidates. Thanks!

Job Type: Full-time

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Job ID: 270711086

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