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Executive Chef
The Hermitage Inn
25 Handle Road, West Dover, VT
The Hermitage Inn hiring Executive Chef in Dover, VT

The Hermitage Inn hiring Executive Chef in Dover, VT

The Hermitage InnMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Jul 17, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

3 years

Job Details

Rockstar Executive Chef Needed For the Hermitage Inn

The Hermitage Inn and the Schlow Restaurant Group (SRG) are seeking a creative, experienced Executive Chef to join the team and be a part of the continued creation and operation of a our world-class country inn on 65 acres in Southern Vermont. 

The perfect applicant should be even tempered, have a strong dedication to excellence, a predisposition to serve, have superior teaching capabilities, be creative, possess exceptional skills and leadership qualities, and have a strong work ethic. 

The chef will have the opportunity to collaborate with James Beard Award-winning Chef Michael Schlow, the SRG team, and the supportive ownership in making this country inn and restaurant one of the best establishments in the country.

Every day we attempt to go above and beyond expectations in our cuisine, our approach to service, and how we take care of one another.

If you are an individual that strives for greatness, wants to be surrounded by like-minded people, and is looking for a once in a lifetime experience...stop your search. Please send us your resume because we’ve been looking for you.

The duties/responsibilities of the position include all of the traditional items that fall under a Chef’s role, including but not limited to:

  • Overseeing and leading the entire back-of-house restaurant team.
  • All hiring and training of new back-of-house employees.
  • Working with the General Manager to provide ongoing training of the menu to the front of house.
  • Monitoring and maintaining the highest culinary standards, adhering to budgets, food cost targets, labor models, etc.
  • Ensuring all aspects of service and kitchen operations are of the highest standards.
  • Creating and maintaining a learning environment and guiding professional development.
  • Overseeing organizational efficiencies and policies pertaining to the kitchen.
  • Working with members of the management team and SRG to maximize sales and optimize profits.
  • Collaborating with James Beard Award-winning Chef Michael Schlow on menus, and reporting directly to the SRG Executive Team.

Qualification Standards:

  • Able to train and manage a large staff.
  • Able to stand for a 10-14 hour shift.
  • Experienced in high-volume food sales.
  • Possess leadership, team building and implementation skills.
  • 3 years of management experience
  • 5 years of food service experience

The salary and compensation package are generous. Other benefits include:

  • Health, dental, vision, pet and life insurance
  • 401K with a company match
  • Generous vacation policy
  • Dining benefits

Candidates must be able to lift 50 lbs, and we are an EOE.

Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k, Potential Bonuses, Dining Discounts

Required Skills

Fine Dining Knowledge

High Energy Level



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Fine Dining

Part of Schlow Restaurant Group

Nestled in the serene foothills of Southern Vermont’s Green Mountains, The Hermitage Inn will welcome guests with its unique brand of mountain elegance and inviting hospitality. An extensive renovation of the property and grounds will bring a luxury country resort, award-winning culinary team, and 5-star guest experience to the Deerfield Valley. Join us on the journey of this historic Vermont inn and learn more about our plans for the future.