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Executive Chef


Islamorada, NY, US, 33036

Req ID:  24077

Rich’s has been able to pull off something rare in the business world: a culture that successfully blends the latest business practices with family values.  That means our associates are able to work for a great company while also benefiting from a work environment that fosters world class professionalism combined with family intimacy.  Our benefit offerings are reflective of this unique blend of Life, Work and Family .


The Executive Chef oversees both restaurant and catering kitchens operations for Green Turtle Inn and Kaiyo Grill, including controlling costs. Everything that goes out of the kitchens are the responsibility of the executive chef and therefore, it is essential for this person to be able to maintain complete control of the kitchens at all times, and earn the respect of his or her kitchen staff.


  • Responsible for budget planning and control (P&L accountability); manages food and beverage purchasing, inventory, labor, and applicable culinary operating costs
  • Oversees menu and recipe development, including custom and innovative recipes and menus; Oversees pricing and preparation of menus, beverage and wine lists taking into consideration local requirements, market needs, competition, trends, recipes, product pairings, and availability of products 
  • Train and develop all levels of culinary associates through instruction and demonstration, including culinary oversight and staffing for all Catering events
  • Manage scheduling and staff levels; hiring, discipline, and performance plans for BOH culinary associates      
  • Ensures cleanliness and sanitation standards are met in the kitchen and restaurant as well as maintain exemplary food safety, proper kitchen and equipment maintenance
  • Maintains an up-to-date standard recipe file for all menu and catering items along with feature photographs to be posted daily
  • Culinary oversight of production and presentation of all food leaving the kitchen, including ensuring dishes are served on schedule; ensure quality, consistency, and presentation technique  
  • Participates in weekly managers’ meetings and all other meetings as required by the GM
  • Participate in and occasionally “host” offsite catering events, food competitions, media appearances, food and beverage shows as deemed necessary and appropriate
  • Must be willing to work long hours and manage a restaurant open 6 days a week, including working nights, weekends, and holidays when necessary 


  • +10 years of industry and culinary management experience
  • Culinary Arts Degree preferred
  • Knowledge of food trends and Rich’s product offerings
  • The ability to manage in a diverse environment with focus on client and excellent customer service
  • Sushi knowledge preferred

Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Rich’s”), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.


Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich’s. Please contact Rich’s Human Resources department if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.

Nearest Major Market: Key West

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