Chef de Partie

About Crenn Dining Group


At Crenn, we are guided by our values of humanity, sustainability, artistry and equity. We create culinary experiences that challenge convention with a planet first mindset. Seeking to keep these values at the forefront of everything we do, we are committed to inclusion at all stages in our operation, from the purveyors we work with to the team we hire. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics.


About Atelier Crenn


Dominique Crenn opened Atelier Crenn, an ode to “poetic culinaria,” with her business partner Juan Contreras in January 2011. The restaurant achieved its first Michelin Star that same year and garnered a second the following year. In 2018, Atelier Crenn became the first female-led, US restaurant to receive three Michelin Stars. Since then, Chef Crenn’s flagship restaurant has evolved, now telling the story of California through food, highlighting local fish, seafood, and produce from its own regenerative farm in Sonoma.

Full Time
Location: Atelier Crenn
Wage Range: $20- $23 per hour plus tips
Reports to: Service Director
Benefits: Competitive PTO, 401K, Heath/Dental/Vision insurance, Dining Discounts, Wellness/Education/Uniform Benefits, Team Trips to BBF. 



Main Role

Crenn Dining Group is seeking a skilled and passionate Chef de Partie to join our dynamic culinary team. Under the visionary leadership of Chef Dominique Crenn, our restaurant is celebrated for its innovative approach to California cuisine, pushing the boundaries of culinary artistry. If you are a talented and ambitious chef with a passion for pushing the boundaries of culinary creativity, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.


Requirements


Qualities & Skills Required:

- Proven experience as a Chef de Partie or similar role in a high-end restaurant

- Culinary degree or equivalent training

- Deep understanding of French cuisine and a passion for culinary innovation

- Strong organizational and leadership skills

- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-pressure kitchen environment

-  Excellent communication and teamwork abilities. 

- Available to work a variety of hours, days and shifts, including weekends. 

- Ability to effectively communicate in order to perform and follow job requirements in written and spoken direction. 

- Multitask calmly and effectively under pressure. 

-Able to move and life up to 10 pounds, frequently move and /or lift up to 25 pounds, and occasionally move and/or life up to 50 pounds. Ability to stand and walk for an entire shift and move safely through all areas of the restaurant, which may include stairs, uneven or slick surfaces.



Responsibilities:


Culinary Expertise:

-  Execute and oversee the preparation of high-quality dishes in accordance with Atelier Crenn's culinary standards.

- Ensure consistency and precision in all aspects of food production, adhering to the restaurant's unique style and vision. 

- Prepare menu items according to the prescribed recipes and/or special requests. 

- Safely and effectively use and operate all necessary tools and equipment, including knives. 

- Work in a confined, crowded space of variable noise and temperature levels.


Team Collaboration: 

-  Collaborate closely with the culinary team, including sous chefs and other chefs de partie, to maintain a

harmonious and efficient kitchen environment.

- Communicate effectively and contribute to a positive and constructive team atmosphere.


Station Management:

- Take ownership of a specific kitchen station, managing and organizing it to ensure smooth service during peak

hours.

- Train and mentor junior kitchen staff, providing guidance on techniques, recipes, and standards.


Quality Control:

-  Implement and maintain rigorous quality control measures to uphold the restaurant's reputation for excellence.

- Monitor and manage inventory, ensuring the use of fresh and premium ingredients.


Adhere to Standards:

- Follow and enforce all food safety and hygiene standards, maintaining a clean and organized kitchen workspace.

- Adhere to Atelier Crenn's culinary philosophy and contribute to the continuous improvement of culinary techniques


Culture

- Represent Atelier Crenn professionally through your personal appearance, communication, and respect for others and follow through. Strive to exceed standards of cleanliness.

- Be a Brand Ambassador of the restaurant and our core values: humanity, excellence, artistry, sustainability, equity

-  Act with integrity, honesty and knowledge, working towards achieving personal fulfillment rather than public attention

-  Demonstrate a good attitude by working collaboratively with colleagues to identify positive solutions to problems or issues. Be open and receptive to necessary changes in priorities. 

- Follow all rules, policies, procedures and conditions of employment, including those outlined in the Employee Handbook. 

- Get along well with others and be a team player. 

- Other duties will be assigned as needed.


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