Executive Chef - High Volume

  • Gecko Hospitality (Corporate)
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Mar 20, 2020
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

Executive Chef

Excellent opportunity for an experienced Executive Chef (or Executive Sous Chef or Chef de Cuisine ready to take charge of a full kitchen)

Ideal candidate will have worked in an casual/upscale restaurant operation and have strong abilities in leading and developing a staff and managing all aspects of a complex kitchen.

We seek individuals with strong culinary abilities and experience in a variety of cultural cuisines, and need chefs that have the passion and desire to work with fresh, local and seasonal ingredients to showcase their culinary expertise.

Position Requirements:
- A minimum of three years' experience managing a staff in a high-volume, full-service restaurant
- Proven EXPERTISE in all facets of daily kitchen management, including but not limited to: hiring, training/development of staff, scheduling, controlling costs (food and labor, ordering and receiving food product, sanitation/health code adherence, creating new menu items, etc.)
- Proven, successful track record in being an effective team leader in an upscale/scratch cooking restaurant

Some Benefits:
- Company benefit package (Health/dental/vision)
- A competitive salary position plus a bonus structure
- Freedom to create new menus and menu items utilizing fresh, seasonal ingredients

Please note: A formal cooking STAGE will be required as part of the interview process.

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