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Salary: $70,000 - $75,000 + Benefits package and Relocation Bonus
We've become a premier destination for culinary lovers. Our goal is not just to put food on a table, but to bring together friends, family, and the neighborhood into a place they can relax and enjoy a delicious selection of food along with an impressive selection of wines and spirits to accompany your meal. One of our strong suits has been our willingness to adapt with the times; much like a menu changes, we've learned to evolve and keep up with the times. Whether it's studying new culinary trends or creating new & exciting cocktails, we're always looking to stay ahead of the game compared to our competitors.
Job Description: The Executive Chef will lead and direct all menu changes and updates, will be actively involved in hiring and training of BOH staff and will train and develop all BOH staff and managers. The person in this position must have the ability to lead and direct the staff in attaining expected food and supply costs and will be responsible for all repairs and maintenance for all BOH operations. This person must be an effective delegator, must be able to take responsibility of all administrative functions and ensure compliance in the kitchen standards of operations. Executive Chef must be well rounded, have the ability to work with people at all levels and be articulate as the position has reporting responsibilities to several people.
- Excellent Compensation
- Performance Bonus
- Relocation Bonus
- Housing Available
- Paid Vacation and Sick Days
- Career Growth Opportunity
- Minimum of 3-4 years current experience as an Executive Chef in a full service or upscale casual concept
- High Volume Background - must have Executive Chef experience in establishments doing over $3 million per year in sales
- Ability to maintain high levels of food quality, consistency, and hygiene
- Strong leadership, communication, and organizational skills
- Hands-on experience hiring, training, and developing hourly employees
- Excellent work ethic and drive to succeed
- Executive chef must be proficient with financials (P&L's, inventory, food/labor cost, etc.)
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Meet Your Recruiter
Since 2006, Jacob Tarabar has been an integral part of the Gecko Hospitality community He joined Gecko as a part-time Recruiter covering the state of Arkansas, and in 2010, Jacob came aboard full-time, dedicating all his efforts to finding new opportunities for candidates in the market, eventually handling the state of Colorado as well. In addition to his recruiting contributions, Jacob has been actively involved assisting with Gecko Hospitality's advertising and website Job Management for several franchise partners, improving the quality, results and organization of their advertising. Jacob and his family currently reside in the St. Louis area, though he still finds time to avidly root for Philadelphia sports teams, including the Super Bowl LII Champion Philadelphia Eagles. Candidate Testimonials "This was absolutely an experience above anything I expected; I applied for a job and had an amazing experience working with Jacob. He gave me helpful advice and was very encouraging and critiqued what I could do better to help me get the job I really wanted. I have already recommended this company to 2 of my friends looking to get different jobs in Texas and I can not speak enough to how helpful my experience was with Gecko Hospitality." - April R. "It was amazing Jacob I have used in the past and he is great at what he does. I will always use him for future endeavors." - Robert T. "I've used Gecko multiple times and Jacob has been terrific." - Colby C. "Jacob was outstanding, he was extremely helpful and understanding of my personal situation and goal for employment. I was connected quickly and moved through the interview process fast, unfortunately I went to the final phase and was not accepted for the position. Jacob worked hard to get me in touch with another position knowing my need for employment. He quickly lined up another interview and I moved through that process quickly as well. I can truly say that Jacob was one of if not the best in assisting me through the process and I would definitely refer him to others in need" - Robert S. "I had an amazing experience with Gecko and them helping me find an amazing job! They listened to all of my needs and came through perfectly " - Samantha B. "Jacob is friendly, professional and very knowledgeable. I was unsure of what path to take. He was patient and persistent. He knew what I wanted even if I didn't. I am now happily employed with a company I believe can become "home". Thank you so very much " - Diane R. "Jacob was amazing and persistent on getting me a new career! I will recommend this company to everyone I know in need!" - Jeffery R. "Jacob connected me with a few different opportunities that fit my skill set and experience at a competitive salary, ultimately landing me a great job offer within a couple weeks. Professional, responsive and frankly the only effective recruiter I've ever worked with. Thanks y'all!" - Mike W.
Since 2000, Gecko Hospitality and its dedicated Franchise Partners and Recruiters throughout the United States and Canada have been pioneers in the hospitality recruiting industry. The value that Gecko Hospitality provides to its clientele is evident in the advanced networking and technology skills our professional recruiters possess in identifying qualified restaurant professionals.