Délices Pastry

Job Opening: Senior Chef

La Maison Des Délices – Pâtisserie & Bistro, Calcutta is seeking a Senior Chef to provide the highest quality food preparation, plate presentation and prompt service to our valued customers.  Our ideal candidate would be someone who enjoys using a creative culinary approach to a traditional European menu. Your prime mission will be to assist the Executive Chef in providing innovative and artistically superior, food and beverage products that enhance the reputation of the Bistro, at the same time, meeting the established quality and presentation standards.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of chef experience in a high-volume, upscale restaurant serving European/Continental Cusine
  • Strong communication skills
  • Extremely pleasing customer-facing skills.
  • Proven Experience with Microsoft Office applications such as Excel and Word

Responsibilities:

  • Strong cooking skills and a developed palate
  • Confident, “hands on” leadership skills to continue developing an established kitchen team
  • Creative culinary approach to traditional French dishes
  • Experienced in systems/organizational skills including scheduling, financials, and sanitation, etc.
  • Complete all duties necessary to exceed our guest’s expectations by understanding and fulfilling their needs.
  • Assist in training staff; following established Training Program guidelines.
  • Observe and follow-through with restaurant repairs, following proper Work Order procedures.
  • Assist in control of labor, food costs.
  • Participate in daily, weekly, and monthly planning of restaurant goals in conjunction with the Director of Restaurant Operations, General Manager, and remaining management team as appropriate.
  • Maintain familiarization with financial statements and their overall impact on profitability.
  • Set an example of professionalism to be maintained throughout La Maison Des Délices – Pâtisserie & Bistro
  • Schedule assigned back-of-the-house employees and complete labor projections weekly.
  • Maintain adequate supply of food stock for restaurant needs through daily/weekly product orders.
  • Assure proper food quality is executed consistently; coaching staff to improve work habits/performance.
  • Assure all food is maintained in accordance with regulations.
  • Hire, train and terminate back-of-the-house personnel, as necessary.
  • Process hiring and scheduling of rehab and on-premises employees, including check-in procedures as necessary
  • Complete inventory duties as assigned
  • Complete frequent inspection of assigned areas
  • Handle any/all emergency situations calmly and professionally
  • Performs all other duties as assigned

 If you want to grow your career with La Maison Des Délices – Pâtisserie & Bistro, please email your CV with full contact and salary details to –  [email protected]

Bianca Love – Live Music – Thursday 14th of August, 2014 – 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm

An evening filled with New Orleans inspired bluesy-jazzy acoustic joyride of classics and originals with Calcutta’s own – Ms. Bianca Love – Thursday 14th of August, 2014 – 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm – Everyone’s Invited!

About Ms. Bianca Love – Born and brought up in New Orleans, Louisiana, the birthplace of Jazz, she came to Kolkata in 2011 to join La Martiniere for Girls. Attending live gigs on Park Street made her aware of the musical legacy here. “Had I not been part of the audience and later a performer at SPE, I could never have felt the pulse of music lovers. Nor would I have met so many talented musicians, many of whom I collaborated with later on,” says the youngster; who is ready to release her debut album, “Shady Sunrise”, this year…. Excerpt from an article in Times of India.

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