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Executive Chef

Company: Goodstone
Location: Middleburg
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionCompany: The Goodstone Inn & Restaurant Job Title: Executive Chef Department: Kitchen Job Location: Middleburg, VA Reports To: General Manager Award-winning established fine-dining restaurant and boutique inn in the Northern Virginia region seek an exceptionally talented, highly motivated, and creative culinarian with a passion for food and service at a 5-Star level. The ideal candidate will have a genuine appreciation for contemporary American cuisine, using the freshest ingredients, with 5+ years of experience as an Executive Chef in fine-dining establishments with a high-end check average. Job Summary: As part of the Goodstone Team, we will commit to inspiring and instilling a passion for excellence and provide you with the opportunity to excel and grow as a team player! As the first point of contact, you will be part of high energy and enthusiastic team, providing our guests with exceptional service to exceed expectations. The Executive Chef will train and manage kitchen personnel and supervise and coordinate all related culinary activities, including special catering events, such as corporate meals and wedding functions. Essential Requirements: Reasonable accommodations may enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Minimum of 5 years of Executive Chef experience in fine dining
  • Stable and consistent work history required
  • Fine Dining experience required
  • Financial Acumen: Purchasing, Inventory Control, P&L, and Food Costs experience required
  • Expert understanding of modern and classical kitchen techniques
  • A passion for the freshest of farm-to-fork ingredients
  • The ideal candidate will have strong organizational skills and the ability to lead a team while working under pressure
  • Wedding and corporate event experience required
  • Demonstrate outstanding leadership, communication, and training ability
  • Maintain a high standard of quality while optimizing company sales and efficiency
  • Responsible for ensuring proper staff scheduling.
  • Inspect the Kitchen for sanitation daily and perform weekly inspections and ensure all health standards are met and complied
  • Ensure equipment is maintained properly
  • Prepare a wide variety of food products from scratch
  • Plan, coordinate, and supervise the work activity throughout the day
  • Maintain inventory of foods and supplies for the area of assignment and maintains controls over these areas
  • Spot problems and solve them quickly and efficiently
  • Maximize the productivity of kitchen staff
  • Maintain impeccable personal hygiene, as well as high work and safety standards
  • Set an example for staffPreferred Education and Experience:
    • Minimum of 2 years of culinary education (Bachelor's degree preferred)
    • Minimum of 5 years culinary experience and three years senior-level culinary management experience
    • Proven leadership track record with the ability to hire, train and motivate staff
    • Proficient knowledge of human resources management
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Experience in purchasing and inventory control
    • Experience in menu preparation, food costing, and quality control
    • Knowledge of kitchen equipment and safety procedures
    • ServSafe certified preferred (EC must become certified within one year from acceptance of position)Supervisory Responsibility: This position manages all department employees and is responsible for employee performance management and hiring.

      Work Environment:This job operates in a professional hospitality environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.

      • Must be able to work effectively in a stressful environment, communicate with others, effectively interact with guests
      • Must be able to accept constructive criticism from supervisors
      • Must be able to change activity frequently and cope with last-minute room changes
      • Must be able to work inside and out, in all weather conditions
      • Must be able to maintain all cleaning equipment and materials in a safe and sanitary working condition Job Type: Full-time: Must be able to work a varied schedule, including AM, Mid, and PM shifts, weekdays, weekends, holidays, and special events

        Physical Demands: The physical demands described here represent those that an employee must meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee frequently is expected to stand for long periods; walk; climb stairs comfortably; use hands to finger; handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms and requires the ability to lift products and supplies of up to 50 pounds occasionally. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. Additional Duties:Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee for this job. Duties, obligations, and activities may change at any time or without notice. Affirmative Action/EEO statement MuniBilling is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. MuniBilling is proud to be a drug-free workplace. As a condition of employment or employment, screening tests for alcohol and illegal drugs may be performed on applicants and employees.

Keywords: Goodstone, Germantown , Executive Chef, Hospitality & Tourism , Middleburg, Maryland

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