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Executive Chef Seasonal

Posted May 6, 2022

Champlin's Resort & Marina
New Shoreham, RI
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Spend your summer at the beach! Lead our kitchen team on Block Island, RI.

About This Job

Enjoy the summer on Block Island!  We are looking for a personable, talented Executive chef to lead our team.   

Who are we looking for?

  • A talented, creative, culinary Leader who will deliver and lead a team to provide consistent culinary tastes and positive guest service experiences.
  • A Leader with excellent communication, organizational & efficient time management skills, while also focusing on attention to the details.
  • This individual must be pleasant, professional & hospitable towards all guests & all hotel ambassadors at all times!
  • Must have the ability to work in a fast paced environment, sometimes under pressure, while remaining flexible and efficient
  • Must be available to work any shifts based on the business needs, including weekends & holidays.

What will you be doing?

  • Accountable for overall success of the daily culinary operations
  • Exhibit culinary talents by personally performing tasks while leading the team and managing all food related functions.
  • Working to continually improve guest and ambassador satisfaction while maximizing the financial performance in all areas of responsibility.
  • Supervise all culinary areas to ensure a consistent, high quality product is produced.
  • Responsible for guiding and developing ambassadors including direct reports.
  • Provides direction for all day-to-day operations. Provide guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.
  • Encourages and builds mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.
  • Must ensure sanitation and food standards are achieved.
  • Plan and manage the production and presentation of quality food in a cost effective, safe manner.
  • Create and recommend menu changes to achieve guest satisfaction.
  • Articulates Company goals to the ambassadors. Demonstrate commitment to these goals through work ethic, integrity and respect for the Company and ambassadors. Unites associates in a common commitment to achieve and exceed these goals. 
  • Works closely with management throughout the hotel and the Company.
  • Be knowledgeable about our Indigenous offerings
  • Be “In the Know” of hotel services & in-house events.
  • Comply with all guest service basics such as uniforms, name tags and proper guest greeting
  • Ensure all communication containing Company, hotel, or brand is consistent with privacy policies, practices and regulations
  • Practice safe work habits and comply with sanitary, safety, security and emergency procedures
  • Perform special projects and other responsibilities as assigned
  • Any other duties / tasks as requested by management

What type of education, experience, and physical effort are we looking for?

  • High school education or equivalent, Culinary education, four or more years of related experience
  • Training, scheduling, basic accounting, inventory control, and familiarity with industry practices preferred

Housing is available for this position at $95/week and breakfast and lunch daily are included.  The position starts as soon as possible and you must be able to stay through through October.

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About this Employer

Champlin's Resort & Marina

80 West Side Road
New Shoreham, RI 02807

Champlin's Marina & Resort 

Situated on Block Island’s beautiful Great Salt Pond, Champlin’s Marina and Resort represents one of New England’s finest and largest Marina and Resort hospitality destinations that has been welcoming guests for over 70 years. Decades of boats, history, music, and great food creates an appeal for all who seek memorable travel and authentic hospitality experiences. Hospitality at its core is about people, which makes our team and our guests the most valuable components of our business. We operate in ways that empower our teams to drive bottom-line growth through optimized guest experience delivery.