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Chef de Cuisine

Posted May 14, 2022

Cherry Valley Hotel
Newark, OH
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About This Job

The Chef de Cuisine reports to the Executive Chef and is responsible for the daily operation of the kitchen. This employee will manage all aspects of the food service operation, including menu planning, purchasing, food preparation, and safety and sanitation, as well as planning, organizing, controlling and directing the work of employees in the kitchen. The Chef de Cuisine is responsible for leading by example and developing their staff as assets of the hotel. The Chef de Cuisine is required to adhere to the mission and values of Widewaters Hotels, LLC.
What you will be doing
  • Lead, motivate, and coach all employees in the kitchen to ensure that established cultural and core standards are met.
  • Train and educate staff on new menu items and changes in procedures for current menu items; hold staff accountable for implementing those changes.
  • Assist the Executive Chef in the planning and development of menus and recipes and ensure the correct preparation and presentation of a consistent level for all food items prepared by training and demonstration.
  • Control labor and operating expenses through effective scheduling, budgeting, purchasing, and inventory control.
  • Command the sanitation guidelines in the kitchen and ensure that safety procedures and practices are being upheld.
  • Provide guidance to sous chefs on daily record lists and monthly self-audits.
  • Assist the Executive Chef with performance goals, creativity, efficiency and productivity for al kitchen and service staff.
  • Develop daily specials with a focus on involvement and input from other chefs.
  • Review menu each week to discuss all the details of events including menu, presentation, staff assignments and logistics, and work with chefs to develop party plans for each event.
  • High school or equivalent education required.  
  • Minimum of three years of culinary schooling preferred.
  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of food & quality and should have at least three years experience as a Sous Chef with knowledge of most international and domestic dishes.
  • Must have a creative and collaborative leadership and cooking style.
  • Ability to supervise large staff and accomplish goals on a timely basis.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

View All Current Opportunities at WidewatersWidewaters Hotels' Mission & Values

Widewaters Hotels is an award winning, innovative hospitality management leader, built on proven pillars of success. We are passionate about delivering exceptional returns for our owners and partners, creating the ultimate guest experience and providing rewarding opportunities for our associates.

Widewaters' Hotels Values: Our values guide the way we work with and for our guests, owners & associates. Through Passion, Energy, Attitude & Work Ethic we have created a vibrant company culture and a compass for our actions.



We appreciate your interest in Widewaters Hotels, LLC. Widewaters Hotels, LLC offers equal opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color religion, age, sex, disability, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, military or veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics or genetic information, or any other status protected by law.

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Cherry Valley Hotel

2299 Cherry Valley Road
Newark, OH 43055

(740) 788-1200

200 Room Hotel

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Our Hotel

Nestled between small towns and scenic landscapes, Cherry Valley Hotel welcomes you and your entire group to our newly renovated property. The hotel and event center is designed for travelers seeking to relax and experience a touch of the outdoors. Slow down, breathe in the fresh air, and enjoy a treasured stay.

Our venue features lush botanical gardens, an intimate gazebo, elegant ballrooms, and more, perfect for weddings and social events. We can host any size gathering, from a small board meeting to a grand event in our spacious 31,500 square foot Ohio Event Center.

While you’re here, enjoy the numerous accommodations we have to offer. All of our guest rooms come standard with king beds so you can sleep like royalty, and a private patio/balcony to let in the fresh air. Take a dip in our pool and jacuzzi, work up a sweat in the fitness center, and enjoy exquisite cuisine prepared by our in-house chefs.

Taste the flavors of Ohio’s farm-to-table cuisine and craft beers. Our Lobby Bar and Patio offer signature cocktails, hearty bar bites, and live entertainment every Friday and Saturday night. Need a quick bite? Visit our Granville Pantry for snacks, grab & go meal options, and Starbucks coffee. Our Craftsmen Kitchen & Terrace restaurant, opening summer 2021, will offer elevated American-style cuisine crafted from seasonal ingredients. 

Stay tuned for even more wonderful additions and announcements as we continue to add amenities under our new ownership.