Head Chef
Hunter Inn
Hunter, NY US
Posted ago
Hunter Inn
Our popular restaurant is looking for a forward-thinking and talented executive chef to give our guests a great dining experience. We require an effective supervisor who can produce innovative menus and recipes, oversee all food leaving the kitchen, and guarantee health and safety regulations are met. Our ideal candidate is an inventive culinary leader who can recruit and develop great personnel to provide guests with a top-notch dining experience. You must have experience as an executive chef or extensive experience as a sous chef. Apply today if you are ready to bring your creative culinary expertise to our exciting restaurant!
Responsibilities
  • Teach recruits and hire staff that suit the business culture to provide a welcoming atmosphere for kitchen employees
  • Work with vendors to secure the best items at cost-effective pricing, and manage department expenses that are within your direct control such as food, supplies, uniforms, and equipment
  • Ensure that all food preparation, including processes, portioning, and garnishing, is well supervised, and confirm that the finished dishes are visually appealing
  • Create new and unique menu items and specials using various ingredients in an innovative way
  • Be responsible for the overall success of the daily culinary operations, with an emphasis on surpassing guest expectations while driving revenue and profit

  • Oversee planning and preparation of food production according to department requirements and standards created
  • Manage inventory / recommend ordering to achieve business needs within the department budget
  • Perform inventory of all food, beverage, and other supplies based pars with established vendors; submit order to GM for approval and submission
  • Clean and organize the kitchen area including refrigeration units, freezers, storage areas, and cooking lines
  • Promote positive morale and environment through mentoring, counseling, and leadership

Qualifications
  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent GED certification
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for interacting with guests and other team members
  • At least 7-8 years of culinary experience
  • Candidates need a strong understanding of compliance with kitchen safety and food storage requirements
  • This role requires experience building, motivating, and leading a team

  • Strong culinary skills with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Expertise with food handling, safety, and other restaurant guidelines
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends
  • Maintain all relevant certifications, including but not limited to ServSafe, Tips, any NY State requirements

Compensation
$21 - $24 hourly
About Hunter Inn

A seventies-inspired ski lodge with year-round appeal, The Hunter takes cues from classic American materials like textured wood and stone, infused with cozy, rustic decor, large windows, and plenty of spots to gather around the fire—and a downstairs game room designed for making memories you’ll come back to recreate over and over again.

Double queen and king rooms are your haven for an intimate weekend getaway—or invite a group and book one of our loft suites. Need even more space? Book one of our adjoining two-bedroom chalets or loft suites, which include a private deck, full kitchen, and living room. No matter who you’re escaping with, we offer flexible room options for the whole crew.

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