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Executive Chef

This position is a hands-on job. An Executive Chef for Sixty Vines will be a working Chef, always training and developing his or her teams in the field. He or She will be integral in new rollouts and recipe adherence on a daily basis. The Executive Chef is the primary point and leader in delivering uncompromising food quality, strong cost controls and leadership of the culinary team.

Job Duties

  • Partnering with General Manager and Director of Culinary, executing, and driving the culinary direction through a deep understanding of the brand DNA of Sixty Vines
  • Ownership of the food menu including food cost and human resources to execute
  • Deployment of new menu items and menu roll outs regulatory and compliance requisites
  • Product quality, execution, and ideation of new menu items or ways to improve existing recipes
  • Continuing education and research in like food technique to remain sharp and proactive, ahead of the curve
  • Push the guest experience forward through food and wine pairings and surprising new flavors
  • Creating Wine Country Cuisine that supports the brand’s objectives
  • Develop the foundation of the Sixty Vines culinary future through training and development of the next generation of Chefs
  • Influence the individual restaurants through hands on training and collaboration. Hold the culinary team to high level of accountability for results
  • Partner with the purchasing department to ensure the best possible products at the best possible prices
  • Provide leadership in the areas of culinary safety, sanitation, and product education


  • 3-5 years of the following: culinary management, menu design, responsibility for menu rollouts & implementation of kitchen systems and design
  • Considerable focus on California Wine Country and or Mediterranean Cuisine throughout career
  • A reputation as a leader, motivator, and manager with proven ability to successfully develop and lead teams
  • The ability to learn quickly and collaborate with others
  • Strong understanding of restaurant systems
  • High level of personal motivation/ambition and enthusiasm/energy, an entrepreneurial sensibility, high energy with a focus on detail
  • Live within reasonable driving distance to one of our current restaurants


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