Executive Chef – Growing Lifestyle Restaurant Concept

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Chicago Metro Area, Illinois

Our client, an emerging local restaurant group noted for their energetic, upscale but approachable cuisine, is looking for a Top Notch Executive Chef.  Ideal candidates must have, the PASSION of an independent plus the business mind of an organized systems-driven operator.  This is a rare opportunity to work with an organization with a great culture, great reputation in the community, and one that is growing quickly. The Executive Chef must have proven skills, abilities and experience in the following critical kitchen leadership areas.

  • Demeanor – You can relate to your staff, motivate and develop them for professional success
  • Discipline – You understand the importance of kitchen systems and utilize them consistently
  • Culinary – You are an expert in the classic and fundament techniques with an emphasis on Regional American Cuisine
  • Worldly – you know the trends and who is doing what
  • Leadership – You’re an advocate, a great coach, someone who respects everyone on your team
  • Visible – You are on your feet, You are hands-on, you are not the “Office Chef”
  • Well Equipped – You are smart, you can conceive and execute strategic plans, you can handle situations professionally and without pain
  • Accountability – You are all about your team, your food, the quality and the service
  • Experience – You have logged at least 5 years back of house supervisory skills
  • Education – You have a degree in Culinary Arts or can at least prove you learned as much
  • Humility – You know the guest and the team comes before your ego and you enjoy collaborating for the best result 

This position includes a competitive base salary plus bonus potential. They also offer subsidized medical care options plus other benefits and perks.  QUALIFIED AND MOTIVATED candidates please apply at www.shs.jobs or send your resume to Richard Ladd, Executive Recruiter, SHS by CLICKING HERE.

The mission of Strategic Hospitality Search (SHS) is to partner with our clients throughout the US to create cultures of excellence and to enhance the careers of our candidates.  SHS provides expert talent acquisition and consulting services, empowering clients to develop a more aligned work environment resulting in increased profitability and amplified innovation.  To learn why hospitality leaders and entrepreneurs call on SHS When Talent Matters Most, visit www.shs.jobs

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