Warwick, RI 02889 US
We are seeking an Executive Chef for our heavily amenitized, full-service marina in beautiful coastal Rhode Island. Our multi-faceted hospitality operation includes a full-service marina, a nine-hole golf course, full-service restaurants, bars, and large-scale event spaces. Become part of the premier third-party marina management company in the United States, providing marina owners support across all aspects of marina management while ensuring boaters receive consistent, quality service and experiences.
As our Executive Chef, you will be responsible for creating and maintaining a high standard of culinary excellence, leading our kitchen team, designing menus, ensuring food safety and quality, and maximizing customer satisfaction. Ideal candidates will deliver strong backgrounds and experience with large-scale events, a la carte dining, superior leadership skills, high-level financial acumen, and an unrelenting pursuit to deliver exceptional dining experiences from all disciplines.
• Proven experience as an Executive Chef or in a similar culinary leadership role, preferably in a high-volume and upscale dining establishment.
• In-depth knowledge of various culinary techniques, cuisines, and food safety standards.
• Strong creative flair and ability to design innovative menus that appeal to a diverse customer base.
• Excellent leadership and managerial skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate a team.
• Exceptional organizational and multitasking abilities to handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with staff and stakeholders.
• Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays, as required by the business.
• A degree or certification in Culinary Arts or a related field is highly desirable.
• Develop and execute creative and diverse menus that align with our culinary vision, considering seasonal ingredients, dietary restrictions, and customer preferences.
• Maintain high standards of food quality, presentation, and taste through regular recipe development, testing, and refinement.
• Stay up to date with current food trends, techniques, and industry developments to incorporate fresh ideas into our culinary offerings.
• Foster a culture of excellence, collaboration, and continuous improvement among the kitchen staff.
• Oversee all aspects of kitchen operations, including food preparation, cooking, plating, and presentation, ensuring efficient workflows and timely execution.
• Supervise and train kitchen staff, including chefs, cooks, dishwashers, and kitchen assistants, providing guidance, performance feedback, and professional development opportunities.
• Manage food inventory, ordering, and cost control measures to optimize resource utilization and minimize waste.
• Ensure compliance with all health and safety regulations, including proper food handling, storage, and sanitation procedures.
• Collaborate with other departments, such as front-of-house staff, purchasing, and management, to coordinate menu planning, special events, and catering services.
• Foster effective communication and teamwork among kitchen staff and create a positive and productive work environment.
• Conduct regular staff meetings, trainings, and workshops to enhance culinary skills, knowledge, and service standards.
• Implement and enforce quality control measures to maintain consistent food standards and customer satisfaction.
• Conduct regular inspections of food preparation areas, equipment, and storage facilities to ensure cleanliness, organization, and compliance with regulations.
• Respond promptly and effectively to customer feedback, complaints, and special requests, taking appropriate actions to address concerns and exceed expectations.
• Medical, dental, and vision insurance
• Paid time off includes vacation days, personal days, and holidays.
• 401(k) with match
• Relocation assistance and more!
Meet Your Recruiter
Sara Sheiffele has over 17 years of Sales and Marketing experience within hotels, resorts and casinos. She genuinely enjoys meeting new people and building meaningful relationships. Sara has an ability to make honest connections with candidates, while thoroughly understanding the client’s needs. Her goal is to achieve a harmonious partnership between all parties.
Sara is a graduate of James Madison University with a degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors, reading and spending quality time with her husband, two young sons and her dog, Brady.