Ideally situated in the heart of Columbia, The Capital City Club was established in 1988. Located atop South Carolinas tallest building, the Club provides panoramic views of the State Capitol Building, the campus of the University of South Carolina and the historic Vista district. Club quarters include a magnificent ballroom, a grand dining room, a casual grille room and library lounge. The decor is traditional with rich colors and textures, wood accents, plush rugs and crystal chandeliers. The prestigious decor, excellent cuisine and finest service create an atmosphere of elegance unparalleled in the Columbia area. The Executive Chef (Chef) is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day culinary operations of the club. This department head ensures the highest quality of food quality for Members and their guests. The Chef prepares an annual budget and achieves these financial goals throughout the year, through proper forecasting, cost controls and labor management. S/he coordinates the ordering and monitoring of all food and kitchen wares and the engineering of all menu items to maintain the proper contribution margin. The Chef is also responsible for hiring of all kitchen staff and their training/development through education and creative instruction. By ensuring standardization of recipes and plate presentation for a la Carte venues and catered events, the Chef and his Culinary team deliver a memorable dining experience for all Members and guests. The Chef is an advocate and ambassador of STAR Service and understanding the critical role that membership and exceeding expectations play in regards to the success of the operation.