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Executive Chef

The Williams Inn - New Inn Opening Summer 2019!

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Posted March 15, 2019

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Executive Chef

Come Join the Waterford Hotel Group Team!

Waterford Hotel Group is continuously looking to meet the best and brightest talent that the hospitality industry has to offer. Waterford is dedicated to the growth and development of our Associates and we welcome you to discover a culture where your contributions are recognized and celebrated. If you want to be part of a team that embraces collaboration with a focus on continuous improvement and you think you have what it takes to “wow” our customers, we invite you to explore a career with Waterford Hotel Group.

The Ideal Candidate for this Position

The ideal candidate will have a culinary degree from one of the finest schools along with a progressive career in culinary arts at fine establishments. Candidates without a culinary degree, but with extensive culinary work experience, are considered. The successful candidate should have hands-on experience with a similar organization's level of service and operation. Creativity is a must with a keen eye on the budget. The Executive Chef will be expected to have demonstrated leadership ability in managing and motivating the associates on his or her team.

Job Requirements

We have an exciting opportunity for an Executive Chef at the new Williams Inn located in Williamstown, MA!

The Executive Chef is a hands-on, working chef position and is responsible for managing and directing all aspects of the Hotel's culinary operations including: effectively leading and motivating associates, departmental training/development, forecasting, purchasing, budgeting, scheduling, cleanliness and sanitation, coordinating with sales to determine future business and workload needs, and strict adherence to all Waterford Hotel Group guest service standards. This position reports directly to the General Manager.

 As an Executive Chef, you will be accountable for the overall success of the daily kitchen operations by supervising all kitchen areas to ensure a consistent, high quality product is delivered. You will be responsible for overseeing all food preparation areas and all support areas. You will also establish goals, including performance goals, budget goals, team goals, etc.

Your responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Effective management of day to day operations including staffing, training, budgeting and forecasting.
  • Ensuring quality, consistency and creativity are at the highest level while maximizing the operation's personnel and resources.
  • The production and execution of banquets with emphasis on quality.
  • Inventory and cost controls.
  • Reviewing staffing levels to ensure that guest service, operational needs, and financial objectives are met
  • Developing production sheets and schedules.
  • Adherence to all food handling and sanitation standards.
  • Maintain all guest service standards.
  • Must be able to pass a background check.


We offer our eligible Associates a number of benefits to enhance their health and well-being:

  • Group insurance, including medical, dental, vision and company-paid life insurance
  • Paid time off including vacation days, personal days and holidays
  • Company-matched 401(k) plan
  • Voluntary benefits including short term disability, accident, life and critical illness
  • Life enrichment benefits including educational assistance, hotel discounts, travel assistance and more


The Williams Inn - New Inn Opening Summer 2019!

116 Room Hotel

Located on the scenic Williams College campus in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Our Williamstown MA hotel, The Williams Inn, is just steps away from The Clark Art Institute and Williamstown Theatre Festival, a quick walk to downtown Williamstown and surrounded by incredible natural attractions. When you stay with us, you’ll enjoy lush greenery that the Williams College Campus and surrounding area has to offer! We’re also conveniently located just a short 4 minute walk from the Williams College Admissions Office for anyone who is exploring Williams College for a tour, interview or their first time.