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Executive Chef
Property Name
Suncadia Resort
Job Title
Executive Chef
Company Name
Cle Elum
Work Permit
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
Management Position
Bonus Pay
Position Categories
Chef - Executive Chef

Suncadia Resort features the best of both worlds - luxury and comfort in a secluded wilderness setting, just 80 miles east of Seattle. With a mountain lodge, full service conference center, full service spa, sports center, outdoor amphitheater, trails and recreational areas, 2,000 residential units, and three golf courses, Suncadia has much to offer both guests and associates. We are the ideal employer to launch your career with No Limits. With a wide variety of positions available, we are currently hiring at all levels of experience, and encourage associates who wish to train for advancement into management positions. We strive to hire people with the passion to create extraordinary experiences for our guests. If you have this passion, we have a place for you at Suncadia.

Job Description

Job OverviewThis position is responsible for directing and over-seeing the entire food service operations, throughout the property and overall leadership in the creative development and quality assurance in culinary operations. This includes directing product conceptualization, menu engineering, recipe development, item costing, concept testing, and product specification development/sourcing, implementation of new menus and on-going quality assurance processes and systems.Essential Functions
  • Provides visionary leadership and management of the culinary research and development process from product creation through implementation
  • Devises innovative product offerings for a variety of venues including main dining rooms, buffets room service, specialty restaurants, banquets, catering and themed/special events
  • Formulates and implements procedural guidelines, policies and standards pertaining to the overall food and beverage operations. Included in this are menu design, product specifications, cleanliness and sanitation, and food, labor and operating expenses’ cost controls
  • Monitors industry trends and collaborates with internal and external partners in culinary research and development efforts
  • Manages the overall creation of menus, preparation instructions, and individual dish specifications by ingredients and corresponding portion sizes
  • Collaborates with Purchasing in identifying and sourcing required products
  • Develops standards, processes and tools to assist in delivering consistent culinary products at both properties
  • Guides and supports culinary team in the implementation and adherence of company standards, processes & systems
  • Monitors guests, partners and internal feedback and takes corrective action as required ensuring the highest level of guest satisfaction
  • In partnership with the Food & Beverage management; develops and administers formal quality assurance processes including audits, secret shopper programs, culinary focus groups, consumer tastings, and customer/operator surveys

Job Requirements

  • Prior experience as an Executive Chef
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Possess strength in training and team building programs
  • Ability to multi-task and oversee multiple property Culinary departments
  • Must have 4 or 5 star background, knowledge and ability to implement such standards
  • Must have experience in the process of creating and implementing successful new concepts