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Executive Chef

The Charlotte Inn
Edgartown, MA
  • Posted: 14 hours ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Company Description

The Charlotte Inn on Martha’s Vineyard is a romantic reflection of a bygone era – exquisitely appointed with fine art, English antiques, luxurious linens, and fresh flowers. Now entering its fifth decade as an internationally renowned destination, the inn is a longtime haven for generations of discerning travelers, a retreat in which to unwind in sumptuous style. The Charlotte Inn is a member of the Relais & Chateaux family and Forbes four-star property for approximately 30 years. The Terrace restaurant at The Charlotte Inn offers exceptional fine dining - highlighting regionally sourced, seasonal ingredients, expertly prepared.

Being “Behind the Times on Purpose,” the inn prides itself on being old-fashioned, where tranquility and gracious hospitality meet Edwardian elegance. Tucked away on quiet South Summer Street in Edgartown village, the inn is a block away from downtown. The inn and restaurant embody a gloriously simple way of life, with impeccable service that promotes a sense of relaxed calm. 

Job Description

The Terrace at The Charlotte Inn is home to some of New England's most acclaimed cuisine, and seeks a new Executive Chef to run the best fine dining restaurant on Martha's Vineyard. The Terrace is open nightly to inn guests and the public for dinner. The elegant setting is both a glass-paneled conservatory dining room and beneath the stars on our outdoor patio covered in lattice. Candidates for the position should be detail-oriented, dedicated, flexible, organized, friendly, and have previous fine dining experience. All employees must demonstrate efficiency, courteousness, professionalism, and sincere friendliness to maintain our high standards of service and hospitality. 

As Executive Chef, you will be responsible for carrying on the excellent reputation of the restaurant and create a menu that compliments the old-fashioned atmosphere of the inn. The goal of every employee is to ensure that guests have an enjoyable, pleasant, memorable, and relaxing stay. Being a team player is essential, in addition to having a neat, clean, and professional appearance. A high level of common sense and cheerful personality are a must.

This is a career position which offers an excellent wage. A long-term & year-round Executive Chef is much preferred, and housing is a strong possibility for the right individual. Being flexible with the schedule is a must – including working days, nights, weekends, and holidays. Potential for part ownership of the restaurant can also be discussed. 



As Executive Chef, you will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the restaurant. Responsibilities will include creating a menu, assisting with hiring/scheduling staff, managing food/beverage inventory, and communicating between departments to ensure the best and most efficient service. A positive attitude and passion for hospitality are required. Candidates must exhibit very good English-speaking skills & have at least two professional references.

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The Charlotte Inn


Edgartown, MA



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