Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats is seeking an Off-Centered Executive Chef to join the ranks of our top notch Brewpub leadership group in sunny Rehoboth Beach, DE. Reporting to the General Manager, you will be THE leader for all back of house operations to include driving an awesome coworker experience, exceeding guest expectations, ensuring quality, consistency and safety in our food program, and creating a kitchen environment where teaching and learning is paramount. The ideal candidate will be fluent in safety and sanitation, helping to create policies and procedures to elevate standards and ensure compliance. The Executive Chef will understand and cherish the Dogfish experience and aim to infuse off-centeredness into the menu. Creativity and innovation is essential while staying true to our humble beginnings as purveyors of wood-grilled food and homemade beer. You will have oversight of the culinary experience both inside the pub as well as at external Dogfish events. As a leader of the Dogfish management team, you will be called upon to embrace and expand what we do awesome and rethink and change what has room to improve. This role is not for the meek or mild, you must be one who thrives in an environment of change and can in turn sell it to your people. You’ll also play an active role in the communities in which we’re members, to include our Rehoboth Beach home, craft beer worlds and foodie enthusiast groups alike. You’ll be a part of it all!
The successful candidate will be an experienced chef with a minimum of 8-10 years progressive back of house management experience. Restaurant experience gained in an established brewpub setting is also a gigantic plus for the right candidate! Been there done that experience in a high volume/high output establishment is a high must! You must be super resourceful within your four walls, to include being well-versed in basic equipment maintenance and kitchen layout and/or know the right industry contacts who can supplement your limitations in a pinch. At Dogfish we carefully select managers based on the three-legged stool of people leadership, technical excellence and fit within our incredible off-centered culture. We’re looking for a dynamic individual who rocks a passion for this industry, our amazing eats and off-centered ales and lives to bring this passion to life for others. Our restaurant is open seven days a week, year-round, for both lunch and dinner and employs a seasonally fluctuating team of 60-100+ coworkers.
Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats offers competitive compensation, 401K company match, and a fabulous health care package to include health/dental!
Qualified, interested and dynamic individuals should please submit their letter of intention, salary requirements and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please help keep HR folks sane, no calls pretty-please. Proud to be EOE.