Executive Chef

  • James Beard Aspiring Concept
  • Nov 20, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Relocation required to Jackson, WY - Housing Included


James Beard-aspiring concept is looking to bring on a talented Exec Chef to lead the team. The restaurant boasts a chef-driven Italian menu with wood-fire cooking, using local ingredients from nearby farms, wherever possible. This is an incredible opportunity for someone who loves the outdoors, mountains, skiing, and is looking to take the next step in their career. Of note, this role does offer housing for the candidate!


Executive Chef Responsibilities:


  • Lead team and concept to further recognition
  • Proactively managing costs and budgets
  • Hyperseasonal menu development, including working with local farmers to source items and plan for upcoming seasons
  • Train, and develop the culinary team to grow to their highest potential
  • Treat employees and staff with care, dignity, fairness, respect, and recognition
  • Maintaining proper ordering and inventory
  • Ensuring best practices for safety and sanitation in the kitchen


Executive Chef Preferred Requirements:


  • Minimum 3 years' experience as Chef de Cuisine, Senior Sous Chef, or Executive Chef in highly regarded chef-driven Italian concepts
  • Wood-fired experience preferred
  • Forward thinking with an eye on current food trends and seasonality
  • Well versed in P&Ls, managing inventory, and cost controls
  • Exceptional standards for cleanliness, health, and safety
  • Flexible schedule, including weekends, and on holidays


Compensation Package Includes:


  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • PTO Plan
  • Housing included (1 bedroom/1 bath)
  • Bonus potential
  • Access to a ski pass