Chef - Atlantic Highlands Yacht Club (Atlantic Highlands)

Position Summary

The Atlantic Highlands Yacht Club is looking for an enthusiastic, personable, creative, and fully qualified Chef to continue to build a unique dining experience for our membership as they take in stunning views of the Atlantic Highlands Harbor and New York Skyline.

Job Responsibilities

Develop and plan menus and daily/weekly specials.

Manage food costing and inventory (purchasing).

Maintain standards for food storage, rotation, quality, and appearance.

Ensure compliance with applicable health codes and regulations.

Certified in food safety.

Establish maintenance and cleaning schedules for equipment, storage, and work areas.

Participate in the interview process and selection of bar & galley staff.

Manage and schedule staff while assisting in human resources processes as needed.


Demonstrated knowledge of culinary techniques and practices

Understanding of menu and recipe development techniques

Strong leadership abilities

Ongoing awareness of culinary trends

Understanding of health and sanitation laws

Excellent knife-handling skills

Applied wine and beverage knowledge.

Upbeat flair for showmanship

Basic computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word)

Education and Experience Requirements:

High school degree or equivalent

Formal culinary training / culinary degree

3-5 years’ experience in high-volume kitchens

Previous kitchen management experience

ServSafe certification

Additional Information

Job Location: Atlantic Highlands Yacht Club

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

Benefits: To be discussed during interview

How To Apply: Send your most recent resume to and We will reply to candidates that meet the requirements to discuss next steps.

PK 8/17/2023