Jawbone Group LLC Chef Missoula, MT · Full time Company website

Head Chef of a busy restaurant in downtown Missoula



One of Missoula’s most beloved restaurants, The Old Post has gone through a variety of menus over the past 30 years. We are looking for someone to develop our team with creativity, passion and vision.

Who you are: 

The Chef of the Old Post is responsible for ensuring a superior guest experience through excellent food and hospitality. This position will support the Kitchen Manager, Breakfast Lead, and the kitchen team by organizing, planning, and directing all aspects of kitchen operations. The Chef must have a passion for creating delicious food, building high performing teams, and delivering hospitality to stakeholders.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead a high-performing kitchen team and maintain excellence & hospitality throughout each day’s specific service periods
  • Develop new, executable menu items that meet plate cost targets and are genuinely loved by our customer base and community
  • Oversee the taking of regular food inventory
  • Delivers consistent execution of food and timely flow of service by directing the team and ensuring an effectively expedited service
  • Educate dining room service staff on all aspects of food menu & culinary procedures through tastings and staff presentation
  • Fosters a positive, collaborative work environment for both the service and kitchen teams, ensuring clear communication at all times
  • Ensure that all recipes, product, food preparations and food execution meet restaurant's specifications and commitment to culinary excellence.
  • Ensure that back of house operations are kept clean, safe and up to all “A” level health code standards.
  • Lead the kitchen teams to ensure all team members are appropriately trained to execute the assigned station properly
  • Provides feedback and guidance with excellence and hospitality in mind, ensuring that all team members have a pathway for growth and development
  • Consistently looks for internal and external opportunities to build our growing team

What we need from you:

  • 3+ years of Chef experience in similar environment
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, restaurant scheduling, inventory and purchasing experience necessary
  • Ability to stand/walk for extended periods of time

What you’ll get from us:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee discount


$60,000 - $70,000 per year