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Executive Chef

Barcelona Wine Bar
Fairfield, CT
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Executive Chef will cook different and delicious food items, while leading the kitchen staff team and managing the inventory of food and supplies for the week. The Executive Chef will be responsible for creating the restaurant's menu and adjusting it depending on the seasonality or availability of food. The Executive Chef reports to the Culinary Director.


oPlan and direct food preparation and culinary activities

oModify menus or create new ones that meet quality standards

oEstimate food requirements and food/labor costs

oSupervise kitchen staff’s activities

oOversee portion control and quantities of preparation to minimize waste

oArrange for equipment purchases and repairs

oRecruit and manage kitchen staff

oRectify arising problems or complaints

oGive prepared plates the “final touch”

oPerform administrative duties

oComply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards

oMaintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and guests

oCommit to passionately, intensely, uncompromisingly humble hospitality and high-quality guest experience

oHandle volume and stress with aplomb and finesse

oHold the standard of high-quality food above all else

oUnderstand that simple, rustic, authentic food takes as much – if not more – talent as big complicated plates

oExcellent record of kitchen management

oAbility to spot and resolve problems efficiently

oCapable of delegating multiple tasks

oCommunication and leadership skills

oKeep up with cooking trends and best practices

oHours may vary if Executive Chef must fill in for his/her colleagues or if emergencies arise


oShare the passion for food, wine and the guest experience

oMaintain a close relationship with the people that grow, forage, fish and fabricate our ingredients, making sure their standards are as high as ours

oWorking knowledge of various computer software programs


o8-years of experience

oCulinary Arts Degree

oHigh volume restaurant experience is a plus

Barcelona Wine Bar


Fairfield, CT



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