Executive Chef I

Erickson Living
Silver Spring, MD
Jul 17, 2017
Aug 07, 2017
Food Service, Chef
Full Time
Description We have an exciting job opportunity for an Executive Chef at our Riderwood Village community in Silver Spring,MD. In this position, we offer a very competitive base salary, every other weekend off, a full benefits package, great quality of life, top of the line kitchen equipment, an air conditioned environment, advancement opportunities in the field, and job stability! Our community is unlike any other experience for our chefs, we provide a tremendous amount of training and development for our employees and always look to promote within the company. Our company is positioned to grow the number of communities that it manages and owns in the next 5 years. This growth requires a strong human talent pipeline in critical dining services roles throughout our company. Our Executive Chefs are able to utilize their full creativity in menu design and development in the kitchen, as well as banquet/catering events. In addition, they are provided a lot of support from our dining leaders in a teamwork-oriented kitchen. There is nothing like our kitchen experience as chefs, we provide excellent training opportunities, support in industry certifications, a clean work environment, and all for a great purpose in making a difference in someone s dining experience. We as a company have strong values in diversity, integrity, and work life balance. EXPERIENCE: Proven track record as an Executive Chef Fine dining experience a plus Providing leadership for culinary staffQualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Leadership, business management and culinary skillsProven ability to lead and develop a teamProven strong guest service orientationAbility to function in a team oriented environmentCreative skills in food preparation and presentationExcellent time management and organizational skillsExcellent verbal and written communication skills, listening skills with detailed follow up as appropriate.Good knowledge of PC software and POS systems (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point).Serve as consultant to General Managers and culinary team, providing culinary operational directionAbility to analyze product and work flow in kitchens and recommend improvementsKnowledge of ala carte and catering trends with focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls and food presentation :