Employment Status
Full Time
Specific Work Schedule

Root 246 Chef de Cuisine



The Chef de Cuisine designs and prepares meals by providing culinary expertise.  Promotes and produces quality food services and products.  Manages and oversees kitchen Team Members.


Age Requirement:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED Certificate.
  • Culinary Arts Degree required or five (5) years proven culinary experience in a fine dining environment, preferably in a AAA 4- or 5-Diamond restaurant.

Additional Requirements:

  • Must have essential knowledge of front of house (FOH) and back of house (BOH) restaurant operations.
  • Solid understanding of all aspects of restaurant operations, management and administration, including profit and loss management, guest relations, hiring, training, scheduling, cost control systems, safety, sanitation and health code laws.
  • Must have strong knowledge, appreciation and passion for quality food and wine.
  • Strong organizational and team building skills.
  • Must have strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated track record of achievement, contribution and success in improving restaurant operations, efficiency and profitability.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills.
  • Must obtain a food handler card within 30 days of employment.
  • Native American hiring preference applies.

About Us:

Chumash Enterprise is one of the premier employers in Santa Barbara County. We are recognized as a Four-Diamond Resort, but it is our Five-Diamond Guest Service that keeps our guests coming back! With more than 1,800 Team Members, we offer a stable and rewarding work environment with a competitive benefits package, exciting growth opportunities, tuition reimbursement and more.

As our organization grows, new and exciting opportunities continue to develop at all of our properties including; Chumash Casino Resort, Chumash Employee Resource Center, Chumash Gas Station, Santa Ynez Tribal Health Clinic, Santa Ynez Chumash Tribal Administration, Hotel Corque and Root 246, Kita Wines, Hadsten House Hotel.


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Consistent with federal law, Native American hiring preference applies.