Position Overview: The Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center is pleased to announce it is seeking candidates in a very exciting opportunity in the Executive Chef Position. Located in the hub of the regions social and economic center, Fredericksburg Virginia, the ownership and executive management is looking for immediate placement of this important and growing position. The company, with other recent exciting new management placements in operations, sales, and general management, is seeking to hire a seasoned professional with a strong culinary and production background to join the growing team. Experience in catering, banquets, weddings, social events, and concessions is important. The company is growing and the operating atmosphere is a great team environment that encourages and celebrates new ideas, collaboration, internal development, and individual and team achievement. The position offers competitive compensation and benefits. The leadership group is experienced and driven to top line performance and growth. The successful candidate can expect a busy, challenging, and growth oriented environment. Position Purpose The Executive Chef is charged with maximizing the productivity of the culinary staff by managing the cooks, utility, and others who serve as direct reports within the culinary department. The Executive Chef will train and manage culinary personnel and will supervise and coordinate all related culinary activities in collaboration with the Director of Food and Beverage. Position will estimate food consumption and purchase food; select and develop recipes; standardize production recipes to ensure consistent quality; establish presentation technique and quality standards; plan and price menus; ensure proper equipment operation/maintenance; and ensure proper safety and sanitation in kitchen. The Executive Chef will oversee special catering.