Executive Chef

San Jose, CA 95112

Posted: 06/13/2019 Employment Type: Full-Time Job Category: Restaurant Division Job ID: 35AM - TPEXSJCA Salary: $100,000 - $110,000

Executive Chef

Upscale Theme- Asian Inspired


Motivated, Inspired, Creative, Dedicated- This describes the perfect qualities that we’re searching for in our Executive Chef. We are searching for an experienced and professional individual to take the culinary reins of our restaurant and consistently deliver excellence. Our restaurant thrives on our ability to provide exotic and innovative plates that infuse the Japanese traditions of our founder and the inspiration derived from his appreciation of Hawaiian cuisine. The founder- an author of several books and the host of a television show broadcast in countless countries has developed a fusion restaurant that’s expanded even beyond the United States. Our company puts a substantial focus on family, treating every member of our staff with dignity and respect as they deserve. Our people are our framework, our family, our everything. We are passionate about sharing with our team- you can expect a spirited and encouraging environment with tremendous advancement potential. Are you interested in pursuing a rewarding career as our Culinary Manager? This opportunity won’t last long- Apply Today for our location in San Jose, CA.


Title of Position- Executive Chef

Job Description: As our Executive Chef you’ll be accountable for all culinary aspects of the restaurant. Selecting, coaching and developing an outstanding culinary team will be among the responsibilities of the Executive Chef. Maintaining consistently excellent cuisine is also a main function as our Executive Chef. Developing the team to exceed expectations and abide by corporate, safety and health standards is crucial as our Executive Chef. All back of the house administrative and financial duties will be the responsibility of the Executive Chef, as well. This includes but is not limited to: managing proper inventories, product ordering, food and produce costs and culinary staff labor costs. Excellent written and verbal communication skills will assist in a cohesive partnership between front and back of the house. In order to maintain excellent quality of food and service our Executive Chef must possess spectacular organizational and leadership expertise. Our Executive Chef must also have the ability to manage front of the house functions in the event the need arises.



  • Industry Competitive Salary
  • Medical, Dental and Prescription Benefits
  • 401K
  • Paid Vacation
  • Quality of Life



  • Three plus years of culinary management experience in a high volume atmosphere is a must for the Executive Chef
  • A requirement for the Executive Manager is a true passion for the development and mentoring of others
  • The Executive Manager must be proficient in achieving solid financial results
  • Honesty, integrity and a love for customer satisfaction are all qualities that the Executive Chef should posses
  • The Executive Chef should always be able to provide consistent support to the success of the operation


Apply Now – Culinary Manager located in San Jose, CA

If you would like to be considered for this position, email your resume to Ashley Mills | Barry Mills

Ashley Mills
Franchise Partner | Restaurant Division

Ashley Mills is the Gecko Hospitality Franchise Partner for the California Central Coast, North Texas, & Northern Florida. She and her husband, Barry, joined Gecko in 2005 and together they have truly enjoyed this exciting career. She prides herself on her ability to research the clients' needs and match them with the right candidates.   Ashley also enjoys developing relationships with clients and candidates and feels a great sense of accomplishment when the perfect match is made.

Ashley graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor's Degree in Restaurant, Hotel, and Institutional Management. Ashley has worked in restaurant management for Don Pablo's and The Corner Bakery Cafe where she worked for years as a FOH Manager as well as a Catering Manager.

Ashley enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, playing tennis and golf, and cheering for her favorite sports teams.

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