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Executive Chef- Salary up to $85,000- Upscale

Charlotte, NC 28209

Posted: 06/10/2024 Country: US Job ID: 1866 Salary: 75,000.00 to 85,000 State/Province: NC

Job Description

Executive Chef

Salary up to $85,000 depending upon experience
Full Service/Upscale


Are you an experienced Executive Chef with a passion for culinary excellence and innovative dining experiences? Do you have a proven track record of leading high-caliber culinary teams and a specialization in steakhouse cuisine? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Join A Renowned Upscale Dining Establishment

We're seeking an Executive Chef who embodies culinary artistry, leadership finesse, and a drive for innovation to join a reputable upscale dining establishment in the heart of Charlotte, NC. Our commitment to quality, community involvement, and crafting memorable dining experiences sets us apart, and we're looking for someone who shares these values.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leadership & Collaboration: Champion our ethos by leading and being an integral team player. Recruit, mentor, and nurture talent, aiming for collective aspirations.
  • Culinary Integrity: Demonstrate supreme culinary skills with a steadfast commitment to health, safety, and cleanliness standards.
  • Community Engagement: Actively participate in charity initiatives and support local sourcing, enriching our culinary offerings and reinforcing our bond with the community.
  • Supportive Leadership: Provide tailored coaching and support, fostering an environment where every team member can excel.
  • Quality & Consistency: Ensure every dish served is synonymous with consistency, quality, and a sense of belonging.
  • Positive Environment: Cultivate a solution-driven atmosphere that is welcoming to all guests and team members.
  • Workplace Enjoyment: Promote a positive and collaborative work environment, encouraging respect and kindness.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Culinary Expertise: Proven experience as an Executive Chef, specializing in steakhouse cuisine.
  • Innovation: A creative approach to culinary trends and techniques, with a zest for experimentation.
  • Leadership Excellence: A track record of leading high-performance culinary teams to success.
  • Scratch Kitchen Proficiency: Skilled in managing and executing operations in a scratch kitchen setting.
  • Organizational Leadership: Exceptional organizational and leadership skills, ensuring smooth kitchen operations and superior culinary standards.

Benefits & Perks:

  • Competitive Compensation: Attractive salary package of up to $85,000, complemented by performance-based bonuses and comprehensive PTO benefits.
  • Health & Wellness: Full health insurance coverage including medical, dental, vision, and more.
  • Retirement Planning: Robust 401K plan with significant company matching and Roth options.
  • Family Support: Generous maternity/paternity leave policies to support work-life harmony.

Our culinary team is the backbone of our success, driven by creativity, a commitment to excellence, and a profound passion for the culinary arts. If you are prepared to lead with passion, make a meaningful impact, and craft experiences that linger in memory, we invite you to apply.

Please submit your resume to kimber@geckohospitality.com


Why Join Us?


The Executive Chef plays a pivotal role in maintaining these high standards, ensuring every dish meets their reputation for quality and creativity. As part of the team, you'll be at the forefront of culinary innovation, leading a top-tier team and engaging with the community through meaningful initiatives.

Apply Today!

If you're a visionary in the culinary arts with a passion for steakhouse cuisine and leadership, we want to hear from you. Enhance your career with an exciting and rewarding opportunity in upscale dining. Apply now and take the next step in your culinary journey.

Job Requirements

Steakhouse, High Volume

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