Executive Chef
TurLizzie, LLC
Job Overview
118 Old Germantown Road, PO Box 359, Warm Springs, VA 24484
Compensation:
$22.00 / hr to $25.00 / hr
Job Description

The Waterwheel Restaurant in Warm Springs, VA is looking for one executive chef to join our team. Our ideal candidate is self-driven, punctual, and hard-working.

Position Description:

Responsible for the overall success and performance of the daily culinary operations. Exhibits leadership and culinary talent through personal involvement in all aspects of the culinary operations. Supervises all kitchen areas to ensure a consistency in quality representative of our high standards and guest expectations. Ensures all sanitation standards are maintained and reviewed regularly. Responsible for the development of continued education and skills testing of the culinary team. Oversees all food preparation areas of all food related services: breakfast, caterings, banquets and dinner. Also to include related areas (purchasing and stewarding)

Essential Duties

-Provide leadership to the culinary and stewarding team

-Directs all day to day operations

-Ensures all purchases and requisitioned items are ordered appropriately for timely delivery

-Delegate tasks to improve efficiency guiding Sous Chef/Line Cooks in furthering their skill sets as it relates to administrative tasks in the culinary division and development process

-Has full understanding of each position in the kitchen and able to perform those tasks in the event of an absence

-Set performance standards and monitors them regularly

-Clearly communicate directions and visions in a manner which motivates and encourages colleagues

-Coordinates quarterly training plans and testing to ensure staff (FOH/Culinary) is well educated in food preparation methods and key ingredients

-Lead by example serving as a role model; displays humility, honesty and integrity

-Demonstrate strong business acumen ; understand financial reports, adjust to the needs of both consumer and business, monitor closely food costs and related expenditures

-Performs a thorough and accurate monthly inventory as well as random inventories throughout each month, utilizing approved spreadsheets and/or inventory programs

-Maintains proper inventory levels of dry goods, meats, dairy, produce, juices, etc.

-Ensures the appropriate handling, storage, and security of all food products 

-Demonstrate new cooking techniques and equipment 

-Works closely with owners and culinary team to create new and interesting dishes, menus, activities and themed dinners

-Sources highest quality products and ensures competitive pricing is negotiated 

-Provides timely submissions to the owner for social media

At The Inn at Gristmill Square we believe in creating unique and authentic experiences for our guests and the same is true for our colleagues. Whether seeking a new opportunity or the next step in a hospitality career, joining our team of colleagues offers the opportunity to work in a world-class boutique inn environment. The Gristmill is nestled in the foothills of the Alleghany Mountains. Our location puts us right in the middle of the George Washington National Forest, and is renowned for its outdoor activities and splendor. Visitors and residents of the area can enjoy sporting clays, hunting, foraging, kayaking and canoeing, world-class fly-fishing, mountain biking, antiquing and shopping, and both fine and casual dining restaurants. Our Inn and Restaurant have been featured by the Washington Post and Garden and Gun Magazine, as well as many local and regional publications. 

Over 5 yrs on-the-job experience required in fine-dining kitchens. Culinary graduate preferred. Pay is commensurate with level of experience.                                                                                    

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About TurLizzie, LLC
A unique blend of rustic elegance and country charm that is only found at The Inn at Gristmill Square. Our 18 rooms and suites are each distinctive in size and décor offering both traditional and modern amenities.
TurLizzie, LLC uses Homebase to manage their team with employee scheduling, timesheets, and applicant tracking.