Executive Chef - New Concept
12746 Gladys Retreat Circle Bowie Md Bethesda, MD 20720 US
We are looking for a Kitchen Manager that can manage a professional culinary team. Our Kitchen Manager must be able to implement high food and safety standards. If this sounds like the career for you, Apply Today at our location in Bethesda, MD! Our company has only been around for 5 years now opening our first location in California in the early 2000’s, and now we just opened our fifth location. Our restaurant is unique and designed for a small or large party, we provide fresh food and an amazing casual dining experience. We are looking to keep growing and hoping to find a General Manager to grow with us. As a Kitchen Manager with our company, the right candidate must also be focused 100% on creating not only fresh dishes for our guests’ palates but also the freshest atmosphere and service possible. Our Kitchen Manager will be a brand ambassador and must exemplify our casually sophisticated ambiance with friendly service through strong leadership and hospitality skills. If this sounds like the career for you, Apply Today at our location in Bethesda, MD! This is a career opportunity you do not want to miss out on!
Larry Friedkin, CPC
Franchise Partner | Restaurant Division
Larry Friedkin has been the Gecko Hospitality Franchise partner for Maryland and Nevada since 2010. Larry has over 35 years of experience in the Food and Beverage industry. Starting out as a newspaper boy, he worked a variety of jobs building up to his first restaurant position as a busser at the age of 14. Larry continued in the hospitality industry through high school and college, starting with waiting tables and bartending and 12 years later, became a Multi-Unit General Manager. Joining Metromedia Restaurants in 1987, Larry spent nearly 15 years at Steak and Ale, the last 10 1/2 as an Area Director guiding 9 locations and being named Operators Director of the Year in 1998. In 2001, he joined O'Charley's Inc. as an Operations Director and opened up 5 locations during his nearly 9 year tenure.
Larry enjoys each and every day at Gecko, assisting others attain their professional goals. He is extremely grateful to partner with Gecko and plan to continue creating great relationships.
Larry has two great sons and enjoys camping, boating, biking, swimming and any outdoor activities – crazy about nature. He is also a devoted, lifelong Eagles fan.