Sage Hospitality Resources Executive Chef in Alexandria, Virginia
King & Rye Restaurant, located in The Alexandrian Hotel in Alexandria, Virginia, is seeking an Executive Chef. The person in this position will lead the culinary team and will be responsible for the Restaurant, Cocktail Garden, and 10k square feet of meeting space. Our food & beverage operation will provide the executive chef ample opportunity to create a culinary experience that will draw guests and customers to our hotel& conference center.
At King & Rye, we feature seasonal, intentional ingredients sourced through real relationships with farmers, bakers, and butchers. With humble, refined menus rooted in tradition and authentic flavors that go beyond the expected to offer a deeper exploration of Southern cuisine, we are a place where you can expect slow food, proper whiskeys, and genuine hospitality.
Sage’s vision is to be recognized by our customers as the best in our business by ensuring a culture that “makes the ordinary extraordinary!” The ideal candidate should champion this culture in every touchpoint of our business from our associates, guests, owners, and communities. The service and courtesy you extend and promote daily will ensure a healthy and productive culture of serving others with excellence. Join us today!
Plan and manage the kitchen staff in the procurement, production, preparation and presentation of all food for the hotel in a safe, sanitary work environment which conforms to all standards and regulations and achieves profitable, competitive, quality products.
Position is responsible for long and short term planning and day-to-day operations of the kitchen and related areas.
Recommends menu and procedural changes.
Recommends the budget and manages food and labor costs within approved budget constraints.
Performs all essential functions while adhering to all SOP's and future food programs to ensure a consistent, quality product.
Manage associates and managers in the kitchen in order to attract, retain and motivate the employees while providing a safe environment; hire, train, develop, empower, coach and counsel, conduct performance and salary reviews, resolve problems, provide open communication vehicles and discipline and terminate as appropriate.
Plan and manage the procurement, production, preparation and presentation of all food in the hotel in a safe, sanitary, cost effective manner.
Monitor and control the maintenance/sanitation of kitchen, equipment and related areas to ensure a healthy, safe work environment which meets/exceeds federal, state, corporate and franchise standards and regulations.
Develop, recommend, implement and manage the department's budget; continually analyze, forecast, monitor and control the labor and food costs through various methods to meet/exceed management/budget objectives.
Develop and implement menus and back-up (use records, production lists, pars, training, etc.) within corporate guidelines to continually improve revenues and profit margins while maintaining quality.
Execute and promote the Accident Prevention Program to minimize liabilities and related expenses.
More than two years of post high school education, but less than a degree from a four-year college.
Experience required by position is five to ten years of employment in a related position with this company or other organization(s).
Requires advanced knowledge of the principles and practices within the food profession. This includes experiential knowledge required for management of people and/or complex problems and food and beverage management.
Requires oral and written communication skills.
Must have moderate hearing to communicate with employees and to hear machinery, for safety reasons.
Must have excellent vision, for safety reasons.
Must have moderate speech communications skills to communicate with other employees.
Must have excellent comprehension and literacy to read and write, as well as analyze to fulfill budget.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Lifting objects, 30-35 pounds, 3 to 5 times during the course of the shift (i.e. top round, prime rib, frozen boxes).
Carrying, (ranging from clipboard to food products to small equipment).
Kneeling -during times of inspections for proper cleanliness and monitoring once a week, as well as during lifting.
Full mobility is required in order to usually inspect and monitor the kitchen environment.
Continuous standing -while expediting, or cooking or inspecting. Anywhere from brief periods (15 minutes) to longer periods (1 hour). At least 50% of the day.
Inside 100% of 8 hour shift. Going in the freezer temperatures can be -10 degrees. On the front line, temperatures can be over 100 degrees.
Position Type: Regular Full-Time
Property : The Alexandrian
Outlet: King & Rye
Tipped Position: No
Address : 480 King St
City : Alexandria
State : Virginia
EOE Protected Veterans/Disability