Il Fornaio Cucina Italiana, with several very successful restaurants in the Silicon Valley, is hiring an experienced Chef to join our culinary team in Palo Alto.

Strong Italian / Mediterranean hands on cooking and operating skills with great attention to details of our food, recipes, execution and plate presentations to ensure a quality guest and employee experience is required.

Previous full service fine dining upscale restaurant as lead Chef for 3 years is necessary.

Il Fornaio offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, free uniforms, complimentary meals, meal discounts, 401k, paid vacation, paid sick leave plus the opportunity to work with our highly experienced team.

Our successful candidate must have a positive attitude and be able to communicate clearly, professionally, concisely and respectfully.

Our Chef must have a flexible schedule and able to work varied shifts including weekends.
Responsibilities include:
* . Directing food preparation and service for all meal periods
* . Recipe adherence and daily specials creation with an emphasis on Italian cuisine
* . Training and supervising kitchen staff
* . Compliance with food and facility safety requirements including COVID protocol
* . Ensuring food quality and cost standards are consistently obtained
* . Completing kitchen administrative and human resource duties
* . Inventory, ordering, scheduling within cost control budget guidelines.
* Prior experience as Chef/Senior Sous Chef in a busy upscale full service restaurant is needed.
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