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Head Chef/Kitchen Manager - Popular, Casual Pub & Restaurant $70-75K+

Havertown, PA 19083

Posted: 05/22/2024 Country: US Job ID: 1712049 Salary: 75k/year - 80k/year State/Province: PA

Job Description

Head Chef/Kitchen Manager

Casual, Full Service

Well-Know, Privately-Owned Concept – Multiple Locations



Are you a passionate, hands-on Head Chef/Kitchen Manager looking for an opportunity to lead a team in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment? If so, we want to hear from you! Our privately-owned restaurant with multiple locations is located in Havertown, PA, and is known for its high volume and popular location. We prioritize the well-being of our people, and we know that we're impacting the culinary scene. With hands-on leadership, we strive to maintain a supportive work environment. If you want to be a part of the impact we're making and support our team, take advantage of this exciting opportunity!


Title of Position: Head Chef/Kitchen Manager

Job Description: As Head Chef/Kitchen Manager at our restaurant, your day-to-day responsibilities will involve leading a team of chefs while managing food production operations within budgeted guidelines for quality assurance standards and labor costs. The Head Chef/Kitchen Manager will be responsible for developing menus that appeal to customers while maintaining profitability goals set by management. Your expertise in menu development and cost control will be put to good use as you engage your team members in fun yet effective ways that help them improve their skillset while producing high quality dishes on time every time. Overall, the Head Chef/Kitchen Manager will play a vital role in running a successful kitchen operation while making sure customer satisfaction remains at its highest level possible. The successful candidate will also have experience with kitchen safety and sanitation standards, ensuring that the kitchen is always clean, organized, and up to code. Additionally, the Head Chef/Kitchen Manager must have a passion for creating high-quality dishes and staying up-to-date with the latest culinary trends and techniques.



  • Competitive Starting Salary
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • 401k
  • PTO



  • The Head Chef/Kitchen Manager must be a hands-on Manager
  • The expectation for the Head Chef/Kitchen Manager position is a 50–55 hour work week
  • The Head Chef/Kitchen Manager must understand food and labor cost control
  • Comfortability and experience in a high-volume environment are required for the Head Chef/Kitchen Manager
  • The Head Chef/ Kitchen Manager should have strong leadership skills with the ability to mentor and develop team members, ensuring consistent quality of food and service.


Apply Now – Head Chef/Kitchen Manager - 3 locations throughout Delaware County

$70-75K + benefits

E-mail your resume to matt@geckohospitality.com to be considered for this position!

Meet Your Recruiter

Matt Bodnar

Matt Bodnar began his career by quickly identifying himself has an up-and-coming Hospitality Operations Leader. From 2013 to 2018, he managed small and large-scale events on Yachts in New York Harbor, oversaw Concession-style service in a sports arena, and managed Food & Beverage at an upscale, boutique hotel in Manhattan, before moving to Philadelphia and entrenching himself in the Philly food scene. He switched gears into Talent Acquisition and recruiting, utilizing his operational experience to connect with and identify top talent in the industry. He is thrilled to be joining the Gecko Hospitality team, supporting the Restaurant Division in Eastern PA/DE.

Matt describes himself as a "Food Guy". He loves to cook, eat, garden, watch Food Network and connect with professionals in the business. Other hobbies include playing golf and basketball, hiking/camping/just about anything outside, snowboarding, listening to music and spending time with friends and family (hopefully soon). He is extremely service and relationship-oriented, and strives to anticipate client needs and guide a seamless partnership through placement after placement.

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About Havertown, PA

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