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Kitchen Manager/Head Chef Chive Events

  • Date Posted May 03, 2017
  • Location Beverly, MA
  • Category Culinary
  • Job Type Full-Time
Company Description Chive Events is a sustainable event design and catering company that specializes on taking a holistic approach to every event. This means we work closely with our clients to create an overall unified vision for the food, service, bar, florals, rentals & atmosphere. It is important that we not only do this in a way that reflects the client, but that is zero waste, locally sourced and always environmentally conscious. Job Description

The Kitchen Manager is a valued contributor to the overall success of Chive. The Kitchen Manager is responsible for leading the kitchen team on cook days, representing Chive as on site chef at events and collaborating to create incredible food experiences for our community. This position's primary job is to provide continued care to client, team and mission.

The Kitchen Manager must be highly organized and creative and appreciate high volume cooking. This opportunity is for advanced culinary leaders only who have Chef experience. Position requires premium experience, culinary education, long term dedication and passion for food. There is an enormous sense of ownership that goes along with this position and there is an expectation to collaborate with the owners to constantly improve, develop and evolve food and operations. Currently Chive specializes in full service catered events to private and corporate clients however, we are growing our prepared foods model and limited service catering options. We are looking for someone who can keep up with many demands of a growing business.

Chive just celebrated it's 9th birthday. While we are an established business with systems and standards in place we are also a growing business looking for the right next person to join our small core team. We manage up to 100 seasonal event staff and a multitude of events at any given time but our business has a very personal and intimate feel. Our focus on sustainability runs through every vein in our business. As a food company, authenticity in our sourcing and creative highlight of our regions harvests is our heart beat. We strive to create a unified culture of collaboration, collective respect for each other and our environment, as well as openness to growth. We are lucky to have some of the hardest working and most passionate people on our team who drive us to be the best catering company ever!


This is a full time, year round position. Compensation based on experience.


Key Responsibilities:

Menu collaboration and creation for special events and weekly prepared foods

Manage Kitchen maintenance/cleanliness/equipment

Direct point of contact for health department/compliance

Manage food/Beverage inventorying

Manage food/Beverage ordering and vendor relations

Mange food/Beverage/Labor cost management

Manage creation of prep lists

Scheduling/Managing/Hiring Kitchen prep team

Manage Recording and testing recipes

Manage packing for off site events

Lead Chef during prep days

Day of Chef as scheduled for events

Compensation this position is PAID: salaried, 50k to 100k How to apply Please click here to sign in and view application details.
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