Jobs: Owamni Executive Chef

Owamni restaurant, founded by James Beard Award winners The Sioux Chef, is a new concept focusing on Indigenous foods. Located within Water Works Park on the bank of the Mississippi River in downtown Minneapolis, Owamni will be the first year-round restaurant partner of the Minneapolis Parks Foundation.

Owamni is seeking an Executive Chef for its restaurant operations. The ideal candidate is highly organized, with a passion for service and quality, commitment to building a team and cleanliness.

What you will do

  • Take a hands-on approach leading the BOH team in a high-volume, from-scratch kitchen
  • Be accountable for day-to-day BOH responsibilities including purchasing food and supplies from approved vendors, conducting inventory and managing BOH labor budget
  • Manage, develop and inspire BOH team members to continue to learn and educate others on Indigenous foods

Who we are looking for

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as Executive Chef in a high-volume restaurant
  • Familiarity with multi-concept restaurant offering both quick service and table service, as well as catering and on-site events
  • Experience in developing and implementing systems within a new restaurant concept
  • Must have an interest or experience in working with Indigenous foods and expanding knowledge in this area
  • Knowledge of basic Spanish

What we offer

  • $50,000-60,000 annual starting salary based on your experience
  • Paid time off
  • Health benefits

To apply

Email cover letter and resume to [email protected]