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Executive Chef - Resort

Sedona, AZ 86336

Posted: 04/25/2024 Country: US Job ID: 1953937 Salary: 100k/year - 100k/year State/Province: AZ

Job Description

Executive Chef - Luxury Resort

Sedona, AZ

$100,000 plus bonus and relocation assistance

We are looking for an experienced and passionate Executive Chef to join our team at a luxury, award winning Resort. We are a luxury resort in Sedona, Arizona, offering stunning views of the Red Rock Country and the Grand Canyon. The ideal candidate will have a strong knowledge of cuisine and a passion for creating and executing exceptional menus. The Executive Chef will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the restaurants culinary execution and working with the executive chef to ensure consistency in all areas of the commissary operation.

Job Description:

The Executive Chef is responsible for monitoring and ensuring that company culinary standards and operating procedures in all areas are well maintained. Primary responsibilities include overseeing all aspects of restaurants and bars culinary execution, assisting executive chef in many other areas. The Executive Chef has human resource, financial and administrative responsibilities as they pertain to his/her direct reports. In addition, s/he is also responsible for working closely with the executive chef to assure standards are being met in all other aspects of the commissary operation. The Executive Chef is expected to create innovative menus, maintain accurate costing for each item produced and purchase ingredients in order to maintain quality service levels at a reasonable cost.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Culinary Arts or related degree preferred
  • 5+ years experience as a Senior Cook or equivalent experience as a Head Chef or Restaurant Manager/Supervisor;
  • Knowledge of federal, state, local health codes; food safety certificate preferred;
  • Strong leadership ability; excellent communication & customer service skills;
  • Proven success with menu development & staff management; creative problem solver; attention to detail;
  • Self-motivated & able to work independently with minimal supervision;



  • Excellent Salary
  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • 401K
  • Housing Assistance
  • Relocation
  • Assistance


Apply now: If you are an experienced Executive Chef looking for a great opportunity in Sedona, AZ, send your resume to Danielle Salerno at danielle@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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