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Executive Chef

Posted March 21, 2023

Cliff Castle Casino-Hotel
Camp Verde, AZ
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POSITION SUMMARY:  Manages all food preparation in all CCCH venues ensuring superior quality, safety, and service standards are met or exceeded.


  • Responsible for staff selection training, supervision, coaching, evaluating, and delegating work assignments in accord with CCCH policies, procedures, and philosophies.
  • Plan menus and food production in all venues ensuring specifications in recipes and food apportionment are met.
  • Assist Director of Hospitality in reviewing, analyzing outlet reports, staff planning and schedules, events planning, menu planning, labor and food costs, and staff concerns.
  • Monitor, facilitate, and participate in all compliance and safety training to ensure adherence with all CCCH policies and procedures, and governing agencies regulations related to food safety, storage, preparation, and facilities cleanliness.
  • Review and analyze inventory of supplies and equipment and recommend or approve purchases to replace, restock or improve food offerings and kitchen preparedness.
  • Inspect food preparation processes and areas to ensure the highest standards of quality and cleanliness are observed.
  • Propose menus and oversee preparation of food for special events.
  • Train and mentor culinary staff to encourage internal promotions and advancement
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS (Indicate if Qualification is Required or Preferred):

  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Culinary degree and/or equivalent experience as an Executive Chef, required.
  • Work Experience:
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a sous chef in a full-service restaurant or hotel, required.
  • Expertise in fine dining and buffet presentation, required.
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Experience developing and refining “signature” dishes preferred.
  • Must be computer literate with Microsoft Office products.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be proficient (read, write, speak) English.
  • Professional Licenses & Certifications Requirements:  Culinary certifications, preferred.
  • Must be at least:         18 years of age.
  • Must be able to demonstrate eligibility to work in the U.S.
  • Must participate and pass pre-employment drug screening and background investigation to obtain and maintain a valid Gaming License.
  • Must be able to communicate and interact with Guests, fellow Team Members, and Management in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Must be available to work all shifts, weekends, and holidays as deemed necessary.
  • Must be able to comply with all Cliff Castle Casino Hotel policies and procedures.
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About this Employer

Cliff Castle Casino-Hotel

555 Middle Verde Road
Camp Verde, AZ 86322

(928) 567-7928

About Cliff Castle Casino Hotel

Cliff Castle Casino Hotel is a family friendly destination located an hour north of Phoenix on I-17 just south of Sedona in Camp Verde, AZ.  It is proudly owned and operated by the Yavapai-Apache Nation. The casino features 8 Las Vegas-style Blackjack games, 5 live Poker games, 665 slot machines and year-round, world-class entertainment in the Dragonfly Nightclub and the Stargazer Pavilion. 

The 6-story hotel tower offers guests 122 luxury suites, king rooms, double-queen rooms, a pool, multi-purpose conference rooms, coffee shop, retail outlet and a 300 space parking garage.

The casino hotel also features a 20-lane bowling center, Kids Quest supervised child care and an arcade.  Guests can enjoy fine dining at Storytellers Steakhouse and family dining in Mountain Springs buffet, Johnny Rockets-The Ultimate Hamburger or grab a quick bite at Three Sisters open 24/7.

Why people like to work here

Cliff Castle Casino Hotel offers full-time Team Members a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401K, short and long term disability, and life insurance. Team Members become eligible for benefits the first of the month after 60 days of continuous employment.