Head Chef
Deckard Hospitality
Knoxville, TN US
Posted ago
Deckard Hospitality

Downtown Knoxville convention center hotel 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 quality 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 F&B Department!

  • Exceed guest expectations while increasing sales and profits and overseeing the success of day-to-day operations of the restaurant kitchen
  • Combine diverse ingredients in a unique way to create new and distinctive menu items and specials
  • Coordinate all kitchen food preparation, including processes, portioning, garnishing, and ensure that all meals and dishes are presented elegantly
  • 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
  • Set and monitor performance criteria for team members, as well as provide advice and direction to support and maintain an efficient kitchen
  • Candidates must have completed high school or received similar certification such as a GED
  • This role requires 7-8 years of culinary experience
  • Strong leadership skills with experience leading, motivating, and developing a team
  • Display excellent communication and interpersonal skills with guests and coworkers

  • High-volume catering experience is a must

$75,000 - $85,000 yearly
About Deckard Hospitality

Deckard Hospitality is a growing hospitality company looking for amazing members to join their team. We are a multi-property hotel group based in the Knoxville area. We value our company culture and offer PTO and Health Insurance options for full-time employees.

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