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Executive Chef

Saunders, VA 23220

Posted: 08/30/2023 Country: US Job ID: 1348 Salary: $72,000-$78,000 State/Province: VA

Job Description

Executive Chef

Richmond VA.

 PTO, 401K, Full Benefits

Growth Opportunity

Starting Salary $72-78K


Are you an Executive Chef passionate about your culinary skills? Our company is searching for a Professional Executive Chef to lead a polished culinary staff. To become the Executive Chef of this establishment, apply today for our location in Richmond, VA. We employ hospitality professionals who are competitive, expect to win and can build sales. We are a great company for talented Culinary Professionals to make their mark! Don’t miss this fresh, exciting, and rewarding career opportunity as an Executive Chef in Richmond, VA. 


Title of Position – Executive Chef

Job Description: The Executive Chef will lead a team full of culinary professionals, set high standards, and produce great tasting food, all while following strict food safety guidelines. Our Executive Chef needs to be extremely motivated, hardworking, energetic, experienced, and fully capable of leading a group of culinary experts. The right candidate will support the culinary development of their team to ensure menu items are always executed with excellence. Along with team building and motivating, the person in this position must be able to communicate effectively with vendors to obtain the freshest ingredients at the best prices possible.The Executive Chef is responsible for kitchen operations with an emphasis on production, menu compliance, daily operation and menu development. This position reports to the Food Service Director and works closely with the Production Manager. The Executive Chef assists in supporting the highest possible client/customer satisfaction levels, associate relations and unit retention program effectiveness. Assists in the achievement of company and client financial goals.




o Health/Dental/Vision
o Paid Time Off
o 401(k), matched up to 4%
o Short- and Long-Term Disability
o Tuition Reimbursement
o Employee Referral Program
o Pet Insurance
o Discounts: Hotels, Travel, Tickets



  • The Executive Chef must possess 3-5 years high-volume Kitchen Management experience

  • Proven experience creating a safe work environment incorporating teamwork and professional development is necessary for the Executive Chef

  • The Executive Chef must have proven success in controlling of costs associated with running a profitable business such as food, labor and beverage

  • The ability to handle stress in a productive way is a must for the Executive Chef

  • The Executive Chef must have the ability to delegate while maintaining control


Apply Now – Executive Chef in Richmond, VA

If you would like to be considered for this position, email your resume to Tombull@geckohospitality.com





Meet Your Recruiter

Tom Bull, CPC

Tom Bull, CPC is the senior executive recruiter for Gecko Hospitality, Virginia and DC. Tom has a big background in restaurant operations with prior experience as DO for Applebee’s.

After joining Gecko in 2010 he has successfully developed an extensive client and candidate base throughout Washington DC and Virginia. Tom has received numerous awards for top performance during his career at Gecko. He receives frequent accolades from candidates and clients for his ability to fill job orders fast.

Tom’s experience in operations and recruiting provide a solid foundation allowing him to fill some of the most challenging positions, fast. He has connections at all levels within the restaurant segment from unit managers to Senior VP level operations, in addition to Executive Chefs and similar culinary roles.

Tom’s success is built on his ability to develop strong business relationships and works ethically with a high sense of urgency.

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