King of Prussia, PA 19406
Upscale Casual-Culinary Leader
Are you an Executive Chef passionate about your culinary skills? Are you in the culinary industry because it's just plain fun? Don't pass up this great opportunity as a Executive Chef for our location in KOP, Pennsylvania. Our belief is nothing will be accomplished unless we are having fun while working hard. Our Kitchen Manager follows the lead of our Executive Chef while using their culinary creativity to improve our award winning entrees and guest satisfaction. We are currently operating over 50 locations in more than 17 states across the U.S., with new restaurant openings slated for this year. Our award-winning and extensive menu of American fusion cuisine features more than 130 items, which allows you to put your culinary genius to work! If this fun and exciting opportunity has your name all over it, our restaurant in KOP, Pennsylvania is looking for you!
Title of Position: Executive Chef
Job Description: The Executive Chef is responsible for leading our team of culinary professionals deliver high-quality, great tasting food, and execute proper food safety and sanitation procedures. The Executive Chef contributes to the increasing of sales and guest counts by delivering a superior guest experience. The Executive Chef ensures menu items are executed with 100% excellence every time and manages quality control in all aspects of their position.
- Extremely Competitive Salary
- Paid Vacation
- Medical/Vision/Dental Benefits
- 50-55 Hour Work Week
- Achievable Bonus Program
- Consecutive Days Off
- 401(K) Plan
- Proven success as a Executive Chef or Executive Kitchen Manager in a high-volume upscale or casual dining restaurant
- Strong passion for culinary excellence and guest service
- Proven ability to train and develop a team
- Knowledge of systems, methods and processes that contribute to great execution
- Stable job history which demonstrates upward career progression
Upscale Casual-Culinary Leader
Bob Backus, CPC
Executive Recruiter | Restaurant Division
Bob Backus started his career with Gecko Hospitality in June of 2012. Prior to Gecko, Bob was in restaurant operation as a lead manager for a growing national franchise. As an experienced Senior Executive Recruiter, he has helped shape the success of Gecko Hospitality in Eastern PA market. Throughout his tenure, he has a demonstrated history of effectively transforming people lives. He is a professional who specializes in listening to people and honing in on their wants and needs. He is a 5 time recipient of the Gecko Sales Achievement Award and is licensed by the National Association of Professional Services as a Certified Professional Consultant (CPC). Bob and his wife have two beautiful children, and live in Bucks County.
Bob recruits for Philadelphia, the Lehigh Valley, NEPA, Harrisburg, Lancaster, and all surrounding areas east of the Susquehanna including Williamsport and Selinsgrove.
“Bob was honest and great to work with during the whole process! Found me work within a weeks time.” - Dan W.
“It was a great experience and Bob Backus had a lot of opportunities for me.” -David W.
“From start to finish, working with Bob was a great experience. He was right there to help through the entire process. I would recommend him and Gecko to anyone serious about finding what they are truly looking for in their career.” -Chris H.
“Bob was fantastic, he was very helpful, involved in every part of the process. Showed genuine care, I would recommend Gecko Hospitality to friends or family members.”-Paul B
“Hiring for the Philadelphia area has been a positive experience." -Mad Mex
“Gecko Eastern PA team work hard to fill our open positions.” -Paxos Restaurant Group