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Executive Chef | Unique Concept | Salary to $135k

Omaha, NE 68164

Posted: 07/17/2024 Country: US Job ID: 1754714 Salary: 90k/year - 135k/year State/Province: NE

Job Description

Executive Chef

Country Club

Omaha, NE

$70-80k + benefits


Position – Executive Chef


Job Summary

The Executive Chef will lead the culinary team in our club. The Executive Chef will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of kitchen operations, including food preparation, menu planning, recipe development, and kitchen staff training. Responsible for managing all food outlets including the development and implementation of menus, quality control, staff training, and budget management. Will oversee the kitchen and food service staff and work closely with other departments to ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction and quality in our dining facilities.


Job Tasks (Duties)

  • Designs and implements menus that include the Restaurant, Pool Café, Snack Bar, Banquet and Specialty Event Menus that reflect seasonal availability and local flavors: The Executive Chef will create and implement these menus to appeal to a wide range of tastes and dietary needs. They will ensure that menu items are both aesthetically pleasing and delicious, while also considering cost and nutritional value.
  • Continually monitor and improve food quality and presentation, while ensuring that all dishes are prepared to the highest standards of taste, appearance, and consistency.
  • Hires, trains, and supervises the work of kitchen staff in the food production departments.
  • Schedules and coordinates the work of cooks and other kitchen co-workers to assure that food preparation is economical and technically correct.
  • Stay up to date on industry trends and techniques and share knowledge and ideas with the culinary team.
  • Is active and assists with food preparation for correct procedures.
  • Evaluates food products to assure that quality standards are consistently attained.
  • Create and maintain kitchen policies and procedures that promote safety, cleanliness, and hygiene.
  • Safeguards all food preparation employees by implementing training to increase their knowledge about safety, sanitation, and accident prevention principles.
  • Works with the Health Department to stay compliant with State and Local Health Guidelines. Must hold a Level IV Food Handler Permit at all times.
  • Ensures the highest standards of sanitation and cleanliness are always maintained throughout the kitchen areas.
  • Attends all food and beverage meetings.
  • Assists with budgeting process; projects annual food and labor costs and monitors actual financial results; takes corrective action where necessary to help assure that financial goals are met.
  • Approves the requisition of products and other necessary food supplies (Purchasing Manager).
  • Oversees departments inventory to ensure accurate inventory levels, pricing and Cost of Goods Sold.
  • Establishes controls to minimize food and supply waste and theft.
  • Responsible for overall P&L performance of Food Department and accountability of all co-workers.
  • Must work with Total Teamwork Philosophy. INTEGRITY, EFFORT & ATTITUDE are a must!

Apply to be the Executive Chef in Omaha, NE TODAY!

To apply, e-mail your resume to jcameron@geckohospitality.com

Meet Your Recruiter

Marty Tarabar

Marty Tarabar is a Gecko Hospitality Franchise Partner for 7 states. starting with Gecko in 2005, Marty has forged relationships with candidates and clients, connecting their needs and visions. He has brought on, trained and developed a strong team of recruiters to support his franchise territories.

Marty started dishwashing at the local diner was his way of financing his many travels. As a Boy Scout, Marty traveled to Japan, Israel and across the United States twice before the age of 17. Starting as a fry cook while in college, he went on to work for regional and national restaurant groups as a General Manager, Training General Manager and a District Manager. Marty also worked as a Food Service Manager for Genuardi Family Markets, a division of Safeway.

As a member of the Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association, he’s done seminars for restaurant owners across the state.

After many years on the road, Marty and his wife, Jill, settled in beautiful Bucks County, Pennsylvania, where they are enjoying the life of empty nesters.  He enjoys trips to see his grandson in the St Louis area and helps his wife at Fine Arts and Craft Shows to support her stained-glass business.

Since leaving operations Marty has much more time to devote to many activities with his synagogue and home improvement projects. He is a lifetime Red Cross Blood Donor (over 80 pints donated so far) and regularly volunteers his cooking skills for charitable events.

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