Executive Kitchen Manager - Culinary Director

Bakersfield, CA 98101

Posted: 05/29/2019 Employment Type: Full-Time Job Category: Restaurant Division Job ID: MCT BF 2019 Salary: 70000-80000

Executive Kitchen Manager - Culinary Director 

We are looking for a Back-of-the-house manager who obtains a true passion for cooking, and enjoys preparing recipes made from scratch daily. It is imperative that our managers pay very close attention to every minute detail that will contribute to the seamless service and impeccable food. Our leaders must obtain a sense of sincerity because this is a characteristic of a “ culinary leader”. We are a contemporary American Restaurant, known for our wood-fired cuisine. Providing our guests with the highest possible quality dining experience is our core philosophy. We do not take any shortcuts in product preparation. Providing our guests outstanding professional service, quality food and great value is our objective. We have been recognized by Southern Exposure Magazine for Best in Fine Dining, Best Business Lunch, Best Service and Best Dessert. We are currently operating in 12 states across the U.S. With definite growth plans for the future. Don’ t miss this amazing career opportunity in Bakersfield, CA 

Title of Position: Executive Kitchen Manager - Culinary Director 
Job Description: Our Back-of-the-House Manager is responsible for a variety of duties and responsibilities including overseeing the entire operation of the kitchen. This person is expected to maintain the highest food quality to our guests. They are responsible for supervising and training the kitchen staff, overseeing all phases of food production, inventory, food safety and service and production time standards. The Back-of-the-House manager must also ensure the kitchen area meets the mandated laws associated with health and safety requirements.


  • Health Insurance; Including Prescription, Dental and Optical Coverage
  •   Life Insurance, Worth Double Your Salary
  •   Up To 4 Weeks Paid Vacation Time
  •   Short and Long Term Disability Coverage
  •   Relocation Assistance


  •   Kitchen Manager experience in a full-service restaurant is required
  •   Extreme attention to detail
  •   Culinary degree preferred
  •   Relocation flexibility
  •   Proven ability to develop team members
  •   Full understanding of restaurant operations

Apply Now- Executive Kitchen Manager - Culinary Director  - Bakersfield, CA 
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Michael Chamberlain-Torres, CPC
Executive Recruiter | Hospitality Division

Michael Chamberlain-Torres joined Gecko Hospitality in 2014. He is a dedicated and diversely equipped hospitality professional. Michael has worked with the J.W. Marriott, Double Tree by Hilton, and Wingate by Wyndham hotels, holding leadership positions in both the Rooms and F&B Divisions.  He aims to build lasting relationships with clients and to give back to the community. 

To compliment his industry experience, Michael holds a BSBA from The University of Denver (Major: Hospitality Management). He is also a Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC) and Certified Guest Service Professional (CGSP).

Hospitality and Tourism are both his personal and professional passions. He is an avid traveler who has visited over 50 countries. He enjoys cultural exchange, SCUBA, and gardening. 

Michael assists Kevin Kalstad with our offices in the Pacific Northwest. He has been recognized by Gecko as a Top Performer on multiple occasions and is currently focusing on our Hotel/Resort/Private Club clients.

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