Head Chef – Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts

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Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts, is a charming town located on the island of Martha’s Vineyard. Known for its beautiful scenery, picturesque harbor, and vibrant culinary scene, Vineyard Haven is a popular destination for both locals and tourists. In the heart of this town, a Head Chef position is available, offering an exciting opportunity for culinary professionals looking to showcase their skills and creativity.

About the Position

The Head Chef position in Vineyard Haven is a key role in a well-established restaurant. As the Head Chef, you will be responsible for overseeing the kitchen operations, menu planning, and ensuring the highest quality of food is served to customers. This is a leadership role that requires strong culinary expertise, creativity, and the ability to manage a team.


As the Head Chef, your responsibilities will include:

  • Creating and developing innovative and seasonal menus that showcase local ingredients
  • Overseeing the food preparation process to ensure high quality and consistency
  • Managing and training kitchen staff, including sous chefs, line cooks, and dishwashers
  • Collaborating with the restaurant management team on budgeting, inventory, and cost control
  • Maintaining a safe and clean kitchen environment, following all health and safety regulations
  • Ensuring efficient kitchen operations, including timely food preparation and order fulfillment
  • Staying up-to-date with industry trends and incorporating new techniques and flavors into the menu


To be successful in this role, you should have:

  • Previous experience as a Head Chef or in a similar leadership role
  • A passion for culinary arts and a creative approach to menu planning
  • Strong knowledge of various cooking techniques and cuisines
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as required


As the Head Chef in Vineyard Haven, you will enjoy a range of benefits, including:

  • Competitive salary and potential for bonuses based on performance
  • Opportunity to work in a highly regarded restaurant with a strong reputation
  • Access to fresh, local ingredients and the freedom to create innovative menus
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment
  • Opportunity for career growth and advancement

How to Apply

If you are interested in the Head Chef position in Vineyard Haven, please submit your resume and a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for the role. We look forward to reviewing your application and potentially welcoming you to our culinary team!

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts, offers a unique opportunity for a talented and passionate Head Chef to make their mark in a vibrant culinary scene. If you have the skills, experience, and creativity to excel in this role, don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity. Submit your application today and take the next step in your culinary career!