Executive Chef – Unique Multi-outlet Venue

JN -012020-2091
Illinois All, Illinois

Have you been looking for that opportunity to showcase your culinary management skills in a venue that serves high quality from-the-field food with an organization totally committed to supporting the community?

This is it.

Our client opened their first concept and anticipate this to be the training ground for, the first of many to come, that contains a polished casual full-service restaurant, from-scratch fast casual outlet including craft coffee and fresh juices, and event space. We are seeking a passionate and driven Executive Chef to manage the kitchens.

Qualified Executive Chef candidates will have:

·      Genuine passion for hospitality that shows in their work and genuinely warm, welcoming personality

·      Hands-on approach, spending most of the day cooking and supervising the Sous Chefs and cooks

·      Community-focused attitude

·      Desire to use only the best regional food and beverage products

·      Training and mentorship skills

·      Recipe development experience including costing, portion control, and purchasing

·      Creativity to develop seasonal menus and weekly specials

·      Proven financial management including food cost, labor cost, budgets, forecasts, theft prevention, and managing vendor accounts

·      Experience ensuring the highest food safety, sanitation, and overall safety procedures are followed

·      Experience in upscale a la carte dining, casual dining, seated banquets, buffets, and receptions with stations and passed items

·      Culinary degree, apprenticeship, or certification preferred

·      State of Illinois sanitation certification required

The right candidate will join a stable national corporation that offers a competitive base salary, bonus incentive, and extensive benefits package that includes PPO medical, free life and disability insurance, paid vacation, 401K (with matching funds), and more.

Motivated candidates, please submit your resume to Ed Culleeney by CLICKING HERE. Confidentiality assured. EOE.

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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