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Executive Chef

Posted November 16, 2022

PGA National Resort
Palm Beach Gardens, FL
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Ensuring standardization of recipes and plate presentation for Honeybelle Restaurant and catered events, the Executive Chef and his culinary team are expected to deliver a memorable dining experience for all Members and guests. The Executive Chef is an advocate of outstanding service to the members and understand the critical role that membership and exceeding expectations play in regards to the success of the operation. This is a working position; our Chefs are active on the culinary line and in banquets each day.

Executive Chef for Honeybelle at PGA National Resort responsibilities:

  • Culinary School Graduate
  • Minimum of Two years’ experience as an Executive Chef or Five years’ experience as Sous Chef
  • Possesses characteristics that command a presence in the dining room
  • Proven track record of team management, organizational and coaching skills within the heart of the House
  • Solid understanding of a la carte and banquet revenue generation
  • Comprehensive knowledge of expense control as it relates to Heart of the house labor and the forecasting / budgeting of expenses
  • Experience with purchasing and inventory systems
  • Creative menu development skills
  • Strong technical literacy, including Microsoft word and excel, payroll management and point of sale systems
  • Superior client service skills and the ability to maintain poise under pressure
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time (8-12 hrs)
  • Some bending, twisting, squatting and lifting (up to 50lbs) will be required
  • Must be available to work an average of 50 hours per week (varies greatly by season: peak season may cause a need for increased time, off season may require less time) including nights, weekends and Holidays

Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must have the ability to write orders and carry a tray up to 50 pounds (up to 8 dinners). Work in outdoor conditions.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must be able to withstand temperature changes from kitchen to dining room.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

PGA National Resort & Spa is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

Minorities / Females / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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PGA National Resort

400 Avenue of the Champions
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418

(561) 627-2000

354 Room Resort

PGA National Resort

Here, luxury is always the standard, and golf is never considered just a game. Together, the two create an enviable lifestyle in a setting that embraces the best Florida has to offer. Anchored by six championship golf courses, we boast a world-class destination wellness facility, state-of-the-art sports and racquet club, and exclusive membership club — all at the heart of a luxurious resort community. Stay, play, live. PGA National Resort.