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Executive Chef
Corte Madera - RH Hospitality
1700 Redwood Hwy, Corte Madera, CA 94925
Executive Chef at Corte Madera - RH Hospitality

Executive Chef at Corte Madera - RH Hospitality

Corte Madera - RH HospitalityMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expires: Aug 31, 2019


5 years

Job Details

The Property Executive Chef is responsible for managing all programs, systems, routines and standard operating procedures related to the day to day culinary operations of the kitchen and Hospitality location.  This includes sole accountability for the maintenance and implementation of all culinary operations, supporting strategic research and development initiatives, recruiting and training of kitchen staff, ordering and inventory support, providing world class customer service to internal and external guests, and maintenance of all equipment and facilities.

On property, the Executive Chef is responsible for setting the pace of the kitchen and maintaining the standards for production of food, cleanliness, organization and co-worker interaction.

The responsibilities listed below are indicative of the nature of the position and can be modified due to organizational changes, new business developments, or expansion of the position.


  • Ensure the kitchen staff is prepared and ready for service and that all food meets the highest standards of quality and consistency
  • Implement and maintain daily food preparation and quality control standards
  • Ensure that all food is high quality, consistent, timely and desirable to the guests
  • Manage hiring and training of all BOH staff members.
  • Teach, mentor and motivate the kitchen staff to uphold and exceed the highest standards of communication, quality, consistency, and execution
  • Solely accountable for managing and supervising all back of house checklists(opening, closing, station, prep, maintenance, cleaning, etc)
  • Accountable for maintenance of all kitchen equipment and facilities
  • Manage and maintain food inventory at appropriate level
  • With key directors and company leadership, advise and contribute to the planning of daily, monthly, quarterly and annual Forecast for both revenues and expenses
  • Accountable for meeting or exceeding food cost, labor cost, and other operating expense forecast
  • Along with property controller ensure food received meets quality standards, correct specifications and is fairly priced
  • Support management and gallery team and kitchen team members with daily tasks to ensure readiness for service


  • In the performance of all duties assigned, ability to work independently with minimal or no supervision while exercising broad discretion and professional judgment
  • Ability to communicate effectively with vendors, partners, guests, fellow team members, and Leaders
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others
  • Ability to accept direction and constructive criticism
  • Ability to complete tasks in a timely manner
  • Ability to effectively multitask and manage multiple projects
  • Ability to maintain consistent attendance and punctuality


  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to work standing and walking for extended periods of time 


  • Minimum 5 years experience in service and hospitality management positions
  • Finance or Accounting background a plus
  • B.A./B.S. degree
  • Strong food and beverage knowledge with an emphasis on ingredient driven seasonal cuisine, wine and beer
  • ServSafe Manager Certified
  • Ability to prioritize and get things done in a rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to be a leader with a desire to educate and empower team members and create accountability standards
  • Strong attention to operational and administrative detail
  • Exemplary interpersonal communication skills
  • Team player with enthusiastic outlook and creative mind
  • Computer proficiency: POS software, Microsoft Word, Excel
  • Willing to learn new and exciting things
  • 21 years or older


This position is full time. Candidates must be willing to have flexible schedules and must be willing to work weekends and holidays.


  • Great benefits package with premier medical, dental and vision partners
  • Rewarding paid time-off plans, including vacation, sick time, personal days, company holidays and more
  • Substantial associate discount of 50% off regularly priced RH merchandise and 30% off sale items
  • Access to all RH Members Program benefits, including complimentary design services
  • High-value discounts with respected national vendors, partners and retailers
  • Generous Referral Bonus Program to reward associates for recruiting top talent

Compensation details

Choice providers of Medical, Dental and Vision benefits, 401(K) Savings Plan, Company Paid Life Insurance and more

Required Skills

Advanced Knife Handling

Enforcement Of Safety / Sanitation Standards

Equipment Maintenance


Food / Beverage Pairing

Food Cost Optimization

Food Safety Knowledge


Kitchen Cleaning/Sanitation

Kitchen management

Ordering / Purchasing

Ordering / Receiving

Over 300 covers a night

Purveyor/Local Farmer Relationships



Servesafe Certified

Staff education / motivation

Ticket Management

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Cafe, Wine Bar, Upscale Casual

Part of RH Hospitality

An integration of food, wine, art and design. Select RH design Galleries include a world - class hospitality offering by celebrated restauranteur and founding President of RH Hospitality, Brendan Sodikoff. These inspiring spaces respect the local culture and feature an ingredient - driven menu, a wine bar, a pantry and a barista bar with handcrafted coffees and pastries.