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Delaware North Executive Chef I, Panevino in Livingston, New Jersey

The Opportunity

Delaware North's Patina Restaurant Group is searching for an Executive Chef to join our team at Panevino in Livingston, New Jersey. As Executive Chef, you will lead the kitchen and service teams in delivering exceptional food and service to our guests.Theideal candidate will experience with Italian cuisine including knowledge of pizza and homemade pasta making.

If you’re an inspiring leader and innovative recipe developer looking to grow your career at a global hospitality company, apply now for this Executive Chef position.


Minimum – Anticipated Maximum Base Salary: $73400 - $99100 / year

In addition to base salary, we offer an annual bonus plan based on company and individual performance, or a role-based, uncapped sales incentive plan. The advertised pay range represents what we believe at the time of this job posting, that we would be willing to pay for this position. Only in special circumstances, where a candidate has education, training, or experience that far exceeds the requirements for the position, would we consider paying higher than the stated range. Information on our comprehensive benefits package can be found at https://careers.delawarenorth.com/whatweoffer .


At Delaware North, we care about our team members' personal and professional journeys. These are just some of the benefits we offer:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • 401(k) with up to 4% company match

  • Annual performance bonus based on level, as well as individual, company, and location performance

  • Paid vacation days and holidays

  • Paid parental bonding leave

  • Tuition and/or professional certification reimbursement

  • Generous friends-and-family discounts at many of our hotels and resorts


  • Hire, train, and mobilize kitchen and service teams

  • Develop and maintain recipes, portion specifications, and standard preparation procedures; determine purchasing specifications and budgetary allotments for all menu items

  • Prepare operational reports; highlight progress, adverse trends, and make recommendations for success

  • Maintain knowledge of and compliance with all company and health department policies, regulations, and standards

  • Possess working knowledge of company invoice tracking, labor tracking, schedule preparation, food cost management, labor cost management, inventory control, and hiring, counseling, and termination policies


  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience as an Executive Chef in a high-volume industry-leading concept with five years' culinary experience in established restaurants preferably in Corporate

  • Certificate or degree in Culinary Arts preferred; ServSafe and Food Safety Handler certifications required

  • Strong financial and computer skills; experience working with and understanding of P&Ls and budgeting; knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and point-of-sale (POS) systems

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to accommodate business needs

  • Proven ability to lead team members clearly and concisely while positively influencing behavior and performance

Shift Details

Day shift

Evening shift

Split shift


10 hour shift

12 hour shift


On call

Who We Are

Patina Restaurant Group is a leader in the premium segment of the restaurant and catering industry, operating restaurants and managing catering and food service operations at high-profile venues including, Lincoln Center, Walt Disney World®, Disneyland®, the Empire State Building, Grand Central Station, and The Metropolitan Opera. Patina Restaurant Group was recently named one of America's Top 25 restaurant groups by Nation's Restaurant News.

At Delaware North, you’ll love where you work, who you work with, and how your day unfolds. Whether it’s in sporting venues, casinos, airports, national parks, iconic hotels, or premier restaurants, there’s no telling where your career can ultimately take you. We empower you to do great work in a company with 100 years of success, stability and growth. If you have drive and enjoy the thrill of making things happen - share our vision and grow with us.

Delaware North Companies, Incorporated and its subsidiaries consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Delaware North is an equal opportunity employer.