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Executive Chef

Inn on Boltwood

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Posted June 16, 2022

Come lead the Historic Inn on Boltwood culinary team! $500 sign on bonus! Hotel discounts, same day pay, holiday pay, advancement opportunities.

Executive Chef

Come Join the Inn on Boltwood Team!

Waterford Hotel Group is continuously looking to meet the best and brightest talent that the hospitality industry has to offer. Inn on Boltwood is a historic 49 room Inn, with a signature restaurant 30Boltwood, and multiple event spaces.  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 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

The Executive Chef is responsible for managing and directing all aspects of the Hotel's culinary operations including: artistic menu development and execution, dynamic leadership of the culinary brigade including recruitment and retention of new team members, support, development and training, forecasting business levels, product procurement, labor budgeting, weekly scheduling, cleanliness and sanitation, coordinating with sales teams to drive future business, community engagement opportunities, and strict adherence to all guest service standards. This position reports directly to the General Manager.

As an Executive Chef, you will be responsible 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 (e.g., dish room and purchasing). You will also establish goals, including performance goals, budget goals, team goals, etc.

The 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

For more information, please visit our website at www.waterfordhotelgroup.com


Inn on Boltwood

49 Room Inn

Inn on Boltwood

In the heart of New England, where the lush, maple-lined lawn of Amherst Common meets the campus of Amherst College, the historic Inn on Boltwood, formerly The Lord Jeffery Inn, has been a treasured landmark hotel in Western Massachusetts since 1926. Inn on Boltwood remains the destination of choice for returning Five Colleges alumni, visiting parents, and travelers seeking a classic New England experience. Recognized as a Silver LEED Certified hotel and member of Historic Hotels of America, Inn on Boltwood remains dedicated to both environmental sustainability and historic preservation.

Each of our 49 guest rooms is unique. Guests enjoy modern comforts such as pillow-top mattresses, high thread count linens, complimentary WiFi and flat screen HD televisions in a historic New England setting. Our full-service contemporary Amherst restaurant, 30 Boltwood, offers an innovative menu featuring farm-to-table cuisine and masterfully-crafted cocktails.

For generations, the Inn on Boltwood has set the standard for stylish and sophisticated New England weddings. From rehearsal dinner through post-wedding brunch, the Inn can accommodate all of your needs with our diverse event spaces, customizable menus, and personalized service.

The Inn on Boltwood invites you to make your reservation now for your New England wedding, social event, meeting, vacation, or campus visit. Join us as we celebrate our past and embrace our future at our Amherst, Massachusetts hotel.