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Hotel Executive Chef (McLean, VA)
Hospitality: Kitchen Utility
Hospitality: Kitchen Culinary

We are seeking a US Military Veteran, National Guardsman, Reservist, and/or Military Spouse to apply for an Executive Chef position at a first-class hotel. Oversee the overall management and ensure the culinary department operates effectively.


  • Food Quality and Production: Accountable for managing staff to ensure highest level of food quality and production to standards. Responsible for daily line checks, expediting for quality control and other follow up as necessary.
  • Presentation and Menu Development: Ensures outstanding presentation through use records and photographs, and monitoring that plate set ups meet the photo-record standards. Accountable for entire process including internal and competitive set analysis, and menu engineering.
  • Cost Control: Responsible for management of kitchen expenses to maximize hotel profitability.
  • People Management: Responsible for interviewing, hiring, coaching, and development of all team members. Evaluates staff performance and takes appropriate corrective action as needed to hold team members accountable.


  • US Veteran, National Guardsman, Reservist, or Military Spouse.
  • High school diploma. College and/or culinary degree or equivalent experience required.
  • Serve Safe or approved equivalent certification, or the ability to obtain certification is required.
  • 7+ years progressive kitchen supervisory experience required.
  • 4+ years as a chef in a hotel of similar size, brand, and reputation for outstanding service preferred
  • Must be detail oriented, have ability to communicate well with all levels within and outside the organization, and be able to problem-solve with team members.
  • Must be able to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to lift, push, and pull up to 50 pounds on a regular basis throughout shift. Requires ability to work extended hours based on business needs, with physically demanding responsibilities such as walking, standing, carrying, and lifting throughout the extended shift.

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