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Food Service Director

Hampton, VA 23503

Posted: 04/04/2024 Country: US Job ID: 1809 Salary: $110,000-$115,000 State/Province:

Job Description

Now Hiring 
Food Service Director 
Salary $110,000-115,000 
Hampton VA 

A Food Service Director is responsible for the overall functioning of food and beverage operations within a facility. This role involves tasks such as overseeing preparation and service of meals, ensuring adherence to safety and sanitation standards, and managing food and labor costs. The Food Service Director also collaborates with dietitians to plan nutritious menus, supervises kitchen staff, and coordinates with suppliers for food and kitchen equipment procurement. Exceptional leadership, communication, and budgeting skills, along with a thorough understanding of food safety regulations, are crucial for this role.

We are seeking a Food Service Director to join our team! You will be responsible for providing customers with a memorable dining experience. 


  • Supervise and coordinate all culinary activities
  • Oversee guest services and resolve issues
  • Ensure a high quality of ingredients and food preparation
  • Train and manage kitchen personnel
  • Create and adjust staff schedules to meet restaurant needs
  • Adhere to all safety and sanitation regulations


  • Previous experience in food service or other related fields 
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail

Competitive Benefits: 

  • Health/Dental/Vision 
  • Paid Time Off 
  • 401(k) 
  • Disability 
  • Tuition Reimbursement 

All resumes received will be treated with strict confidentiality. Qualified individuals should apply now and send resumes 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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