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Executive Chef- Salary up to $80,000- Upscale

Charlotte, NC 28203

Posted: 03/06/2024 Country: US Job ID: 1829 Salary: 75,000 to 80,000 State/Province: NC

Job Description

Executive Chef

Charlotte, NC

Salary: Up to $80,000, depending upon experience

We are seeking a confident and experienced Executive Chef with a passion for food and engaging the local community. As the Executive Chef, you will be responsible for procuring the highest quality products to create unforgettable dishes that surprise and delight our guests at every bite.

At our organization, we aim to be the best employer in the hospitality industry and believe that by taking care of our employees, they will best take care of our guests. As an Executive Chef, you will have generous benefits, job openings across multiple locations, and internal growth opportunities for everyone who wants it. Additionally, you will be part of a team that prioritizes heart in everything we do.

Main Qualifications:

- 6+ years of experience managing the line in high-volume restaurants in an upscale and food-focused environment
- Strong passion for food and engaging with the local community
- Ability to lead and encourage staff development while promoting a positive experience for staff and guests to achieve P&L goals
- Experience overseeing and managing food and service quality
- Knowledgeable in assessing and implementing service standards with consistency across operational procedures
- Proactive in creating and carrying out strategic business objectives across recruitment, finance, legal, and restaurant operations (FOH/BOH)
- Proficiency in forecasting financial trends to control labor, food, and beverage costs


- Competitive base salary up to $80,000 + Performance-based bonus (paid out quarterly) + PTO after 90 days
- Medical, Dental, Vision, Tele-med, Life, STD, LTD, LAP (Life Assistance Program)
- 401K (50% match up to your first 6% investment), Roth, or both
- Zero-interest hospitality school loan program to attend college classes in the hospitality industry
- Cost-free employee savings program for electronics, appliances, apparel, cars, flowers, fitness memberships, gift cards, groceries, hotels, movie tickets, rental cars, special events, theme parks, and more
- Maternity/Paternity Leave: 4 weeks PTO

Working Schedule:

Your schedule may vary (days, nights, weekends, holidays) based on seasonality, covers, and hours of operation. Generally, you can expect to work 55 to 60 hours a week.

If you have excellent organizational, communication, and problem-solving skills and are looking for an opportunity to work in a collaborative, fun team environment where everyone is treated with respect and kindness, then we welcome you to apply for this position. Send resumes to kimber@geckohospitality.com

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