Harvest Table Head Chef Position Available

The Harvest Table Restaurant in Meadowview, VA is accepting applications for a Head Chef. The Harvest Table is the premier farm-to-table restaurant in our region, with a 10+ year history of established business and community support. We are dedicated to the creative use of seasonal, locally-sourced ingredients from the restaurant’s own farm, farmers’ markets, and dozens of Virginia producers. We are currently in a phase of restructuring and renovation, intending to reopen in April. We are seeking a head chef with experience in all aspects of kitchen operations. The ideal candidate would be creative in menu design, basing their plans on seasonally available local food, experienced in budgeting and financial aspects of restaurant trade, and good at working with others to adjust practices as needed.

Duties would include:

  • Managing kitchen staff, scheduling, and planning.

  • Develop relationships with local growers and farmers to anticipate supply availability across the growing seasons and maintain necessary ordering and inventories.

  • Monitor costs and work with the general manager to establish budgeting goals and ongoing financial assessments

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills to direct overall efficient operations.

  • Ability to be flexible and creative in trying new approaches to both in-house and grab-and-go dining.

  • Good at organizing larger group events both on and off site.

  • Ability to work smoothly with both staff and management.

Our facility has a modern well-supplied kitchen, conventional and featured brick oven, and trailer cooker. We seat 50+ in our dining room, with additional seasonal outdoor space for 15-20, and private dining space for up to 40.

Applicants should send a résumé, a letter of interest and contact information for at least three references to Steven Hopp at: info@harvesttablerestaurant.com  Salary is competitive and based on experience. More information about the Harvest Table can be found at Harvesttablerestaurant.com.

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Harvest Table Restaurant

13180 Meadowview Square

Meadowview, VA 24361

(276) 944-5142