Executive Sous Chef
Philadelphia, PA 19406
Upscale Dining - Industry Leader
Our company is seeking a dynamic Professional Executive Sous Chef who possesses a true passion for the culinary arts and brings it to work with them daily! If this describes your style as an Executive Chef, Apply Today for our location in Philly! For over a decade, we have been proud to serve our customers throughout the Northeast some of the finest meals around! We pay attention to the details and hand-craft every dish to make sure it’s perfect for our guests. Our kitchen staff and Chefs are passionate about the quality of the meals we serve; in addition to traditional classics we also offer selections for those who watch what they eat. On top of our delicious, from-scratch menu, we feature several selections of wines and spirits to compliment your experience once you come through our doors. If you are searching for an Executive Sous Chef position to show off your strengths and progress your hospitality career in the Philly area, Apply Today!
Title of Position: Executive Sous Chef
Job Description: Our Executive Sous Chef needs to be extremely motivated, hardworking, energetic, experienced and fully capable of leading a group of culinary experts. The Executive Sous Chef must obtain a strong passion for the hospitality industry and work every single shift to ensure an exceptional dining experience. The Executive Sous Chef in this position must set the bar high to create the finest dishes and uphold food safety guidelines. Food and labor costs, along with building sales and guest counts will be a huge portion of the Executive Sous Chef's job description.
- Competitive Compensation
- Medical Benefits
- Paid Vacation
- Quality of Life
- Career Growth Potential
- Minimum of 4-5 years of current Executive Chef experience in an Upscale concept
- High volume background - must have Executive Chef experience in restaurants doing over $4 million in sales
- Hands-on experience hiring, training, and development of staff
- Ability to maintain high levels of food quality, hygiene, and consistency
- Strong leadership, communication, and organizational skills
- Excellent work ethic and drive to succeed
- Executive Sous Chef candidates must be proficient with financials (P&L's, inventory, food/labor cost, etc.)
Upscale Dining - Industry Leader
Meet Your Recruiter
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