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Executive Chef | Fine Dining, James Beard Nominated Group | Philly, PA $110K+

Philadelphia, PA

Posted: 05/22/2024 Country: US Job ID: 1846478 Salary: 100k/year - 130k/year State/Province: PA

Job Description

Executive Chef 

Fine Dining Contemporary American Cuisine

Philadelphia, PA

Salary $110K+



Candidates from other major markets are welcome to apply! NYC, DC, Boston, Chicago, Miami, etc.

 

Are you looking for a career where you are valued? Our team of hospitality professionals are currently looking for an Executive Chef. Apply today for this position in Philadelphia, PA! Our unique charm, exquisite food and welcoming hospitality have made us an in-demand location for sustainable, local, and elevated dining. We’re confident in our restaurant’s future and we recognize we need to hire the very best and brightest professionals to maintain our long-term goals. Apply now for this position in Philadelphia, PA.  

 

Job Title: Executive Chef 

Job Description: The primary responsibility of the Executive Chef is to provide the highest quality of service to the customer at all times. Other responsibilities include maintaining and upgrading quality standards and production levels, determining time and sequence of cooking operations to meet meal-serving hours and maintains all company standards and those of regulatory agencies. The Executive Chef also promotes safety and sanitation, inspects kitchen, bakers, and cooking areas for cleanliness, maintains sanitation and safe food handling, establishes and maintains safe practices in the kitchen regarding the operation or equipment and is responsible for compliance with waste disposal and recycling policies. In addition, the Executive Chef directs cooks, bakers, salad prep and other kitchen personnel engaged in preparing, cooking and serving food. The Executive Chef is responsible for all kitchen operations with an emphasis on production, supervision of all stations, catering and menu development, and will work closely with the Catering Chef and Catering Director. Other responsibilities include training associates and monitoring all production aspects to ensure compliance with food sanitation techniques, scheduling associates based on business needs and budget considerations, facilitating all areas of service, developing and promoting associates. 

 

Benefits: 

  • Competitive Starting Salary
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401K 
  • Extremely Successful Restaurant Group
  • Paid Time Off

 

Qualifications: 

  • The Executive Chef must have Michelin Star or James Beard Pedigree
  • Our Executive Chef should have previous experience working as an Executive Chef in a high-volume, high-end multifaceted restaurant 
  • The ideal Executive Chef candidate should have high end catering experience and vast knowledge of current culinary trends 
  • The Executive Chef must have strong leadership skills and a desire to work with an industry leader 

 

Apply Now – Executive Chef in Philadelphia, PA

If you would like to be considered for this position, email your resume to matt@geckohospitality.com


Meet Your Recruiter

Matt Bodnar

Matt Bodnar began his career by quickly identifying himself has an up-and-coming Hospitality Operations Leader. From 2013 to 2018, he managed small and large-scale events on Yachts in New York Harbor, oversaw Concession-style service in a sports arena, and managed Food & Beverage at an upscale, boutique hotel in Manhattan, before moving to Philadelphia and entrenching himself in the Philly food scene. He switched gears into Talent Acquisition and recruiting, utilizing his operational experience to connect with and identify top talent in the industry. He is thrilled to be joining the Gecko Hospitality team, supporting the Restaurant Division in Eastern PA/DE.

Matt describes himself as a "Food Guy". He loves to cook, eat, garden, watch Food Network and connect with professionals in the business. Other hobbies include playing golf and basketball, hiking/camping/just about anything outside, snowboarding, listening to music and spending time with friends and family (hopefully soon). He is extremely service and relationship-oriented, and strives to anticipate client needs and guide a seamless partnership through placement after placement.

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