Executive Chef
Job Details
Legal Address - MIAMI BEACH, FL
Full Time

We are seeking a dynamic, passionate, Culinary professional to lead our culinary team as  Executive Chef. This position is concerned with the development and oversight of the overall strategic vision of the culinary program, including profitable financial management, effective leadership, excellent customer service, and supervision of department requirements and standards. The Executive Chef is responsible for food for our Lido Bayside Grill, Monterrey Bar, Cafe Standard, our amazing pool and for events at our beautiful Spa Hotel on the Bay, rated #1 in Tripadvisor.

 Overall Operational Duties
•    Oversee all activity in the kitchens, train personnel, plan menus, oversee product purchasing and manage the culinary budget
•    The Executive Chef serves as a role model and mentor to the Chefs and cooks, and must lead by example
•    Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the Back of The House.
•    Build morale and create an ongoing positive work environment, using established as well as newly developed initiatives
•    Meet the financial targets while achieving the food quality and service objectives
•    Maintaining overall food and labor cost within budgetary guidelines
•    Ensuring overall profitability of kitchen
•    Ensures excellence in guest satisfaction by exceeding expectations
•    Oversee bi-monthly and monthly inventories of supplies and food product and ordering of these items
•    Building apprenticeship and staff development programs
•    Make changes that respond to the market and to guests needs, both present and anticipated.
•    Responsible for BEO’s and ensuring the end product in up to our standards of excellence
•    Maintain sanitation procedures and organization of work areas adhering to all OSHA regulations and Florida Health Department
•    Other duties as assigned. 

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Must have experience in high volume, and multi outlet resorts. 
  • Must have experience with events and banquets.
  • Must work well in stressful high pressure situations maintaining composure and objectivity
  • Must be effective in handling problems in the workplace including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving
  • Maintains a high profile in the operation 
  • Ability to supervise a large staff and accomplish goals on a timely basis
  • Ability to conduct meetings, menu briefings and maintain communication lines between all teams
  • Ability to effectively deal with internal conflicts, requiring patience, tact, diplomacy and collection of accurate information to resolve said conflicts
  • Has complete knowledge of all duties and responsibilities of each job position reporting to them 
  • Ensures all management is effectively communicating and disseminating information to employees 
  • On going communication with the Director of Food and Beverage; maintains open and effective front of house and back of house relations 
  • Assigns operational responsibilities to subordinates and follows up
  • Provides leadership and sets the examples 
  • Maintains constant communication with other departments in the Hotel
  • Suggests ideas to the Director of Food and Beverage for discussion and implementation 
  • Physical Requirements: 
  • Must be able to seize, grasp, turn, and hold objects with hands
  • Work with sharp objects in a safe manner 
  • •    Work around flammable materials
  • •    Will be exposed to hot and cold temperature extremes
  • •    Must be able to move, pull, carry, and lift at least 50 pounds of force
  • •    Occasionally kneeling, sitting, crouching and climbing
  • •    Must be able to hear and speak clearly to communicate with guests and co-workers 


Medical, Dental and Vision. Company sponsored Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability. 401K with company match. Paid PTO and 8 paid holidays. Employee Wellness program which includes use of our fabulous gym and spa, complimentary yoga, bootcamp, pilates classes discounts on spa treatments and more.