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Chef de Cuisine

Barnsley Resort Adairsville, GA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Chef De Cuisine


To ensure objectives are met in the kitchen department, future goals are set. Responsible for defining and enforcing internal & external customer service and product standards. Directly impacts the overall budget with emphasis on food and payroll cost controls. Responsible for daily operations by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Represents Barnsley Resort in a professional manner at all times
  • Assists in outlet menu design/development. Conduct quarterly menu item sales analysis for each outlet
  • Implement training programs which support increased profitability, safety and security
  • Analyzes F&B department monthly P&L statements (food related areas), executes corrective action plans as necessary
  • Creates customized menus for potential Menu changes based on seasons
  • Run a proactive department labor analysis to maintain a good cost
  • Establish/maintain par level food inventories of all F&B areas within department guidelines
  • Ensure compliance’s to food product ordering, receiving and inventory control, (all F&B areas) within company/department procedures
  • Must work together with outlet managers to ensure proper operation of all Food & Beverage outlets as it relates to “food products/service”
  • Prepare and adjust kitchen manager/supervisor schedules to ensure presence of management/supervisory staff on each shift with objective to meet customer service standards
  • Conduct inspections of all food storage/service/areas for conformance to Governments and Company safety, security and sanitation requirements
  • Conduct formal performance evaluation of direct report subordinates
  • Discipline individual staff in accordance to company guidelines
  • Participate in company monthly Goals & Measurements Program
  • Maintains current and accurate standard operating procedural manuals to include: menu item preparation and specifications, safety and security, purchasing, ordering, receiving, stocking, requisitioning and internal audit policies
  • Operate outlets within budgeted guidelines
  • Responsible for providing Excellent Service to owners and guests alike
  • Ensures adherence to beverage controls per company and department policies
  • Maintains current menu item recipes and ensures adherence to same
  • Responds to guest inquiries, complaints in a professional and urgent manner
  • Submits accurate related costs to department transfer requisitions
  • Costs out new concepts/venues to analyze profitability
  • Maintain a 27% food cost
  • Approves invoices per company policy
  • Ensures adherence to all defined department/company standard operating procedures within department
  • Inspects employee parcels with consistency
  • Prepares/maintains accurate and complete monthly department reports per company-department requirements
  • Maintains accurate outlet analytical information throughout the year to support budget planning
  • Implements department action plans as directed
  • Attends and participates in required department manager meetings
  • Evaluates individual staff customer service quality levels daily
  • Maintains current job descriptions within department
  • Supports/embraces company service philosophy and standards
  • Observes workers engaged in preparing, portioning and garnishing foods to ensure that methods of cooking and garnishing and sizes of portions are as prescribed
  • Gives instructions to cooking method and application as part of ongoing training
    Cooks and prepares dishes, such as sauces and/or expedites food line, during rush periods and for any DBB banquets, social functions
  • Compliance with all CFI policies and procedures
  • Provide a professional image at all times through appearance, dress and professional behavior
  • Work with Concierge VIP Services to ensure owner satisfaction and making the sale
  • Promote CFI/Westgate Resorts’ philosophies throughout the resort to both team members and guests
  • Other duties may be assigned
  • Supervisory Responsibilities
  • Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the food and beverage (kitchen) department.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training back of the house employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience

Fifth year college or university program certificate; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have Experience in high season volume that can achieve an average of $14,000-$20,000 sales in food daily.

Language Skills

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, legal documents, general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write speeches, articles for publication, reports business correspondence, and procedure manuals that conform to prescribed style and format.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies or members of the business community.

Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume.
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

  • Ability to interpret a variety if instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Food Handlers Manager Certification required within 30 days of Hire, must be maintained on a current/valid status.
  • Must successfully attend Company Mandatory Training programs.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must be capable of moderate lifting, bending, stooping, standing, walking, and kneeling in an eight (8) hour shift. Must be able to reach with hands and arms and have use of hands and fingers. Must be capable of distance vision and depth perception. Must be capable of hearing within what is considered to be a normal range. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move 50+ pounds.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high precarious places, fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level is in the work environment is usually moderate.

Additional Information

Must possess excellent customer service skills. Must have ability to be a self-starter without need for direction, work well with others, be organized, detailed on accuracy and security, and able to meet deadlines. Must have knowledge of work processing and spreadsheet knowledge.

Job description subject to revisions at any time at the company’s discretion based on business needs.

Barnsley Resort

Why Work Here?

Come be yourself and live your passion!

Barnsley Resort is the ultimate retreat to unplug and find balance. With more than 3,000 acres in North Georgia, we appeal to the traveler who craves a connection to an outdoor lifestyle, nature, history, and pursuing their passions. Barnsley Resort is where history, outdoor adventure and Southern comfort come together as one. In the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains just 60 miles north of Atlanta and south of Chattanooga, this 3,000 acre resort-meets-village playground offers cottage accommodations, authentic Southern cuisine — (with hospitality to match) — and onsite activities for days, all complementing the iconic manor house ruins worthy of a swoon, and a history lesson or two. Originally home to an opulent 19th century estate, Barnsley Resort opened to overnight guests in 1999. Whether looking for a relaxing weekend getaway, hosting a corporate retreat or planning an elegant wedding set against the backdrop of the iconic Manor House Ruins, guests discover a retreat of privacy and perfection. Amenities include three regionally inspired restaurants, historic gardens and ruins, a boutique spa and an 18-hole, Jim Fazio-designed championship golf course. A myriad of outdoor activities include kayaking, canoeing or fishing on one of several peaceful ponds or exploring miles of trails while hiking, biking or horseback riding. For sporting enthusiasts, upland bird hunting and clay shooting are available at the newly enhanced Beretta Shooting Grounds by High Adventure Company for a complete outdoor experience. How to apply:Directly through Zip Recruiter or visit our website employment section at Barnsley Resort is a Drug Free Workplace. Drug testing is required for employment.


597 Barnsley Gardens Road, Adairsville, Georgia, 30103
Adairsville, GA

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