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Executive Chef

Company: Siren Song Wines Vineyard Estate and Winery - Colu
Location: Chelan
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Find your calling! Siren Song Vineyard Estate & Winery is currently seeking a guest-centric and culinary obsessed Executive Chef! Tucked away on the bountiful shores of Lake Chelan, WA, Siren Song boasts the Vineyard Estate and Winery, a superb European style restaurant, event space, and our acclaimed Villas.

Welcome to Siren Song, where our namesake means to find ones calling. Tucked away on the bountiful shores of Lake Chelan, WA, Siren Song boasts the Vineyard Estate and Winery, a superb European style restaurant, event space, and our acclaimed Villas. If you have a passion for life and a guest-centric, hospitality-forward sense for life, we invite you to discover your "calling, and see what magic you can bring to our team.

Everyone has a siren song, what's yours?

Siren Song is managed by Columbia Hospitality, a national management and consulting company with more than 25 years of experience in creating hospitality solutions and delivering exceptional experiences. Our portfolio includes award-winning hotels and resorts, premier residential communities, restaurants and bars, private and public golf clubs, conference centers, and distinctive venues. Columbia Hospitality has been consistently recognized as one of the Top Companies to Work for in Washington by Seattle Business Magazine and Puget Sound Business Journal for their commitment to creating a fun, dynamic and nurturing work environment for team members.

The Brass Tacks

* Maintains responsibility for day-to-day operation of the kitchen and has complete responsibility for the kitchen in its entirety

* Develops and implements procedures to ensure that all work practices meet or exceed the established standards

* Communicates daily with General Manager for updates, changes and revisions to existing contracts

* Maintains standards for food quality, presentation, handling, sanitation and safety. Follows all appropriate policies and procedures

* Ensures timely and courteous follow-through on all client, guest, and team member requests

* Assists in the selection, supervision, training, development, scheduling, evaluating, disciplining, and counseling of staff

* Demonstrates positive leadership characteristics that empower and inspire employees to meet and exceed standards

* Monitors food and labor costs

* Conducts daily walk-through of all walk-in refrigerators, dry storage areas and food lines to ensure rotation, usage, cleanliness and proper sanitation

* Utilizes specification sheets to prepare daily preparation requirements, maintains par levels of necessary items

* Prepares and manages creation of new menu items

* Ensures attractive, consistent presentations of food items, both buffet and plated

* Interacts/supervises line cooks to monitor quality, presentation and consistency of food items prepared

* Handles all needs and accommodates customer requests in a timely manner

* Sets up, re-stocks, maintains, and cleans food preparation areas

* Responsible for ensuring presentation standards are meet for all hot and cold items

* Reads and interprets recipes

* Conducts product inventories, ordering and receiving of product

* Responsible for team maintenance of grooming standards

* Responsible for team adherence to standards for sanitation and safe food handling

* Responsible for all opening and closing kitchen procedures

The Nitty Gritty

* A culinary arts degree and/or equivalent training with 7+ years in industry and 2+ years of experience in culinary management role in a similar environment

* Must possess excellent business communication skills (both written and verbal) in order to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries

* Ability to manage according to employment and industry-relevant laws

* To successfully perform the duties described, conflict management and negotiation skills are required

* Must be flexible and able to perform multiple tasks, work in stressful situations with shifting priorities

* Must be familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and other computer programs.

* Must demonstrate excellent people skills and a professional, friendly, and enthusiastic demeanor

* Be detail-oriented, reliable and punctual, and have exceptional organizational skills

* Necessary State Food Handlers License(s)

The Perks

*Eligibility of perks is dependent upon job status

* Paid Time Off (Because Balance Matters)

* 401K Match (Free Money)

* Values Based Culture (#OMGLIFE)

* Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Coverage

* Company Contributed HSA/FSA Plan

* Discounted Lodging, Dining, Spa, Golf, and Retail (Yes, Discounted Travel!)

* Third Party Perks (Movie Tickets, Attractions, Other)

* Company Sponsored Life Insurance Policies

* Employee Assistance Program

* Team Member Outings

* Diverse Work Group

* Columbia Cares Volunteer Opportunities

* Committee Participation Opportunities (Fun, Philanthropic, Diversity/Equity/Inclusion)

* Ability to Chart A Path Forward and Climb the Ladder

* Blended Learning and Development programs (on-line and in-person) to Help You Grow!

The Fine Print

Columbia Hospitality, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive environment without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. We strive for excellence in every position within the company and select the most qualified people who embrace our service philosophy and these values.

Accountability - Creativity - Enthusiasm - Honesty - Inclusion - Respect

Keywords: Siren Song Wines Vineyard Estate and Winery - Colu, Yakima , Executive Chef, Hospitality & Tourism , Chelan, Washington

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