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Executive Chef - Local Favorite - Bonuses & Benefits

Urbandale, IA 50322

Posted: 05/22/2024 Country: US Job ID: 1941189 Salary: 65k/year - 75k/year State/Province: IA

Job Description

Executive Chef

Immediate Need - Iowa Favorite

Salary: 65 to 75k

Des Moines, Iowa

Our Company is actively seeking the best possible Executive Chef in the Des Moines, area! In the past 15 years we have been redefining outstanding food and service in the industry. We take pride in every aspect of our restaurants, from the décor to the made-from-scratch entrees. Our goal is to make everyone feel welcome for any occasion. With an extensive wine list and an evolving menu, we’ ve become a favorite place to eat among our restaurants across the Midwest. We’ve received numerous customer service awards over the years, and our success wouldn’t have been possible without our team members. To be the Executive Chef of our Des Moines location, apply today by sending your updated resume to jcameron@geckohospitality.com!

Title of Position: Executive Chef

Job Description: As our Executive Chef you will be responsible for leading the culinary personnel and maintaining a professional and organized kitchen. Ensuring excellent food quality and preparation will be a priority as the Sous Chef. The Executive Chef will report vital information directly to the General Manager

The Executive Chef will assist in selecting, training, and coaching the culinary staff. An Executive Chef often acts as the intermediary between the front and back of the house, so strong leadership and communication abilities are a must. Our ideal candidate will have outstanding problem-solving abilities and the ability to quickly adjust to changing situations. Our Executive Chef will work closely with the Executive Chef and become familiar with administrative duties and cost control practices to expand knowledge and the ability to grow your career.


  • 401k
  • Performance Based Incentives
  • Career Advancement
  • Paid Vacation
  • Competitive Pay
  • Work & Life Balance
  • Apply today to learn more about this Sous Chef position!


  • Minimum of 2+ years current experience as an Executive Chef in a high volume (over $3m per year in sales) Full Service or Upscale Casual concept
  • Ability to maintain high levels of food quality, consistency, and hygiene
  • Strong leadership, communication, and organizational skills
  • Hands-on with 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.)

Apply Now - Executive Chef located in Des Moines, Iowa! Simply send your updated resume to jcameron@geckohospitality.com to begin interviewing for this fabulous opportunity.

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