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Executive Chef - Popular, Unique, Upscale Dining - Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, PA 19106

Posted: 05/22/2024 Country: US Job ID: 1230806 Salary: 100k/year - 130k/year State/Province: PA

Job Description

Executive Chef

Unique Venue, Upscale Dining

Philadelphia, PA

$100-130K + bonus and benefits 

3 weeks PTO to start!


Our company is seeking a qualified Professional Executive Chef for a fine dining restaurant who is a natural born leader and has a passion for the culinary arts! If this is the kind of opportunity, you’re looking for then apply today for our location in Philadelphia, PA. One of the most unique dining experiences on the East Coast, aboard a ship. Dine indoors in our newly remodeled dining rooms or outdoors in the open-air or covered decks. Our menu features modern American fare including the freshest seafood, steaks, and sushi. Paired with seasonal craft cocktails, canned beer, and an extensive wine list. If you are seeking an Executive Chef position to showcase your strengths and progress your hospitality career in the Philadelphia, PA area, apply today!


Title of Position: Executive Chef

Job Description: The Executive Chef will showcase their leadership qualities by hiring, managing and guiding all Culinary Team Members as well as being responsible for creating a kitchen atmosphere that thrives on teamwork and welcomes constructive feedback. The most important is to ensure that all culinary dishes are served on schedule and will meet our guest expectations. For us, our cuisine is a matter of pride; we know that we can’t treat our guest to an amazing experience if we don’t have a talented Executive Chef. We will count on your talents to motivate your team, create remarkable cuisine and for you to be as committed to excellence as we are.



  • Industry Competitive Salary
  • Health / Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • A Dynamic, High-Volume Work Environment
  • Well Known and Growing Restaurant Group
  • Unique Setting 



  • 3+ years of Executive Chef experience in a fine dining environment is a must for the Executive Chef 
  • The Executive Chef must have the ability to interpret and manage recipes to ensure compliance with state laws
  • The Executive Chef must have P&L and budgeting knowledge 
  • The Executive Chef must have excellent attention to detail and impeccable communication skills
  • The Executive Chef must always be available to the operations and operate with the highest degree of integrity
  • Intimate knowledge of current food and beverage trends is a requirement of the Executive Chef


Apply Now - Executive Chef located in Philadelphia, PA $100-130K

For immediate consideration send your resume to matt@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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