Executive Chef

Location Farmville, VA
Property Hotel Weyanoke
Date Posted July 10, 2019
Job Type Food & Beverage, Management


Farmville, VA – The Executive Chef is responsible for the overall dining experience for the restaurant, seasonal rooftop terrace and banquet facilities at Hotel Weyanoke. The Executive Chef will oversee the culinary and stewarding departments, writes restaurant and banquet menus, and is responsible for plating and banquet presentations.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


  • Responsible for ensuring that each dish presented is of the highest quality and represents Hotel Weyanoke
  • Source seasonal, local ingredients and incorporate into menu offerings
  • Ensure all food is properly handled in accordance to standards of VA Department of Health
  • Contribute to annual business plan development and maintain overall expenses and costs throughout the year
  • Ensure cleanliness and upkeep of kitchen and equipment is maintained
  • Perform monthly inventory counts
  • Interview, hire, train, supervise and motivate all Culinary staff
  • Work closely with Director of Sales, Events, Restaurant Managers and other hotel departments to drive revenue and enhance guest service
  • Professionally represent the hotel in community and industry organizations and events
  • Meet with potential clients and coordinate customized tastings
  • Speak with restaurant patrons and ensure dining experiences are exceeding expectations


  • Responsible for guest service scores related to the food and beverage experience, review the scores with the staff, and note areas for improvement
  • Handle guest feedback and special requests, resolve any guest issue, and respond to guest reviews
  • Demonstrate a commitment to servicing the guest and takes initiative to speak to all guests
  • Show personal control by maintaining a positive attitude, and staying calm and patient in all situations


  • Culinary degree and five years of hotel restaurant or banquets experience preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Significant attention to detail
  • Desire to learn and implement new culinary trends

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