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Executive Chef - New Restaurant Opening

Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Posted: 05/23/2024 Country: US Job ID: 2149176 Salary: 75k/year - 80k/year State/Province: AZ

Job Description

Executive Chef

Upscale – Italian Steakhouse – Grand Opening

$75,000-$80,000 Plus Profit Sharing

Are you looking for an exciting career with an new upscale Italian Steakhouse? Do you have dedication and passion for delivering excellence? Apply today in Scottsdale, AZ! Our company is in search of a professional Executive Chef to bring fresh ideas and lead our culinary team with enthusiasm and passion. We’re provide quality, consistency and we don’t just meet expectations, we exceed them! We use only the best suppliers of prime beef and other meats and the best cuts are consistently delivered. Providing our guests with the finest quality of both food and service is our number one priority. Our efforts will not gone unnoticed by any means. As an established restaurateur from the hot bed of steakhouses, Chicago, we’ve received such accolades as the “Best Upscale Restaurant”, “Best Dinner” and “Best Steakhouse”. Apply today for our location in Scottsdale, AZ.

Title of Position- Executive Chef

Job Description: As our Executive Chef you’ll be responsible for overseeing all back of the house and kitchen operations. Recruiting, training and developing the culinary staff will be expected of our Executive Chef. A welcoming and professional atmosphere will be ensured by our Executive Chef. New policies, procedures and menu items will be implemented by the Executive Chef. An organized and sanitary kitchen and preparation area must be sustained before, during and after all services. Ensuring 100% recipe adherence and food quality will be the responsibility of the Executive Chef. Administrative duties such as product ordering, food inventory and culinary staff scheduling will all be responsibilities of the Executive Chef. Excellent leadership and communication skills will be essential to ensure front and back of the house employees can work together seamlessly. As the Executive Chef you’ll create a pleasant working environment focused around teamwork and always remain positive and professional.


·       2 Weeks Paid Vacation

·       52 Hour Work Week with 2 days off

·       3% Profit Sharing


·       The Executive Chef must have high volume ($3 Million) restaurant management experience of at least 3 years

·       A passion for mentoring and developing others is a must for the Executive Chef

·       A solid track record in achieving financial results is a must for the Executive Chef

·       The Executive Chef must be extremely guest oriented with the highest degree of honesty and integrity

·       The Executive Chef should be a leader that others want to follow.

Apply Now – Executive Chef located in Scottsdale, AZ

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


Meet Your Recruiter

Don Hutcheson, CPC
Franchise Partner

Don Hutcheson joined Gecko Hospitality after spending over 30 years in executive leadership roles with industry leaders in the restaurant business. He has a proven track record of identifying, developing, and building high performing leadership teams. Most recently, Don was the Vice President of Operations for Panera Bread. Leading a team of over 3900 team members, managers, and directors. 

Don started his restaurant career as an entry level assistant manager and quickly learned what it takes to advance up the management ranks. 13 months later, he was promoted to GM.  Putting other people first and helping those around you shine has been a philosophy and practice that he has lived by for 30 years.  

Don is excited to utilize his operational experience, strategic thinking, and collaboration skills to match talented people with fulfilling careers.  Don is married to his wife Jana and they both enjoy boating, beach, and golf. 

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