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Company: Pirate Ventures
Location: Washington
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

About Pirate VenturesAt Pirate Ventures, we live boldly and act differently. Were a crew built of dreamers that collaborate to Deliver the Unexpected, every day. We understand it is our call and responsibility to curate environments and experiences where people feel genuinely welcomed, safe, and acknowledged as part of our community. As Moment Makers, we produce immersive experiences where people feel recognized as human-first, allowing us to positively impact, empower, and collectively celebrate others.Along the way, we foster community by ensuring that we are fulfilling our core mission in all our interactions, be they with guests, our partners, and each other.Position Overview:We are looking for a Culinary Operations Manager to lead Pirate Ventures newly created culinary operations division. As a Culinary Operations Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of our culinary department, from menu development to execution, as well as operating a catering and central commissary kitchen.Responsibilities:1. Culinary Strategy and Menu Development:- Develop a culinary vision and strategy that aligns with our companys brand and target market.- Create menus that cater to various guest preferences, dietary requirements, and event types.- Collaborate with multiple teams, including sales and daily operations, to Deliver the Unexpected to our both our daily service and event guests.2. Culinary Operations Management:- Oversee all aspects of food preparation, production, and execution for catering events.- Hire and train in unit daily service teams, including kitchen managers and crew, ensuring they receive proper training, coaching, and development opportunities.- Establish and enforce standard operating procedures to maintain consistency and efficiency in culinary operations.- Enforce cost management, maintain P&L statement for culinary department.3. Culinary Team Leadership:- Lead, inspire, and motivate the culinary team, fostering a collaborative and creative work environment.- Nurture talent within the team, identifying potential and promoting professional growth.- Foster a culture of continuous improvement4. Culinary Excellence and Compliance:- Ensure compliance with all food safety and sanitation regulations, actively promoting a safe and clean working environment.- Monitor the food production process, paying meticulous attention to taste, presentation, and consistency.- Stay up-to-date with industry trends, culinary techniques, and best practices, implementing them to enhance our offerings.Qualifications:- Commitment to and alignment with the companys core values-Be a relentless perfectionist with a positive attitude who has a high level of attention to mastering the minutia and competitive spirit-Proficient in Microsoft Office 365-Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in the restaurant/hospitality industry, catering experience strongly preferred-Must have initiative and strong interpersonal skills-Evenings and weekends will be required-Proof of DC Food Handler's certification required prior to start of employment-Ability to accommodate and adapt to high stress situations by effective decision makingPI6e7a6563773b-35216-34454203

Keywords: Pirate Ventures, Washington DC , CULINARY OPERATIONS MANAGER, Executive , Washington, DC

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