ExecChef – Richmond – Kitsilano

  • Company:
    Gecko Hospitality
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    6 hours ago
  • Category:

Job Description

Executive Chef
$60K – $80K
JOB DESCRIPTION
  • To direct and control the Culinary Operations of the restaurant at an excellent level while maintaining and abiding by all standards, policies and/or procedures set forth by our company and any applicable government agencies.
  • To maximize long-term profitability through excellent leadership. This includes, but is not limited to maintaining high morale within your team and executing/driving excellence in food quality, food preparation, cleanliness and the ongoing skills of your crew and management within the kitchen.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Providing leadership, training and ongoing morale for a large culinary crew.
  • Identifying skill and leadership potential in your crew and developing those exceptional individuals into management roles within our company.
  • Full kitchen execution and managing quality assurance during high revenue periods.
  • Inventory and inventory management.
  • Expert scheduling.
  • Managing and submitting periodic weekly and monthly reporting regarding labour cost, food cost, etc.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
  • Previous experience managing a large culinary team in a high volume, fast paced environment.
  • Previous experience managing the culinary team of a Premium Casual or Fine Dining restaurant.
  • Food Safe Certified
  • Experience with projection and management of inventory, food cost, labour, variable costs, prep charts, other.
  • Knowledge and consistent compliance of government health and safety standards.
  • Proven Leadership Skills – people development and motivation, technical culinary skills training, policy and procedure management, time management, problem solving/decision making.
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills – Self-motivated/driven, positive/high energy, excellent written and verbal communication skills, administration skills, adaptability/flexibility, dependability/attendance, appearance/grooming.
  • Proven ability to achieve short and long term business goals.
OTHER KEY ATTRIBUTES
  • Highly organized.
  • Personal commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Ambassadorship – Complete understanding and belief in company philosophy.
  • Ability to remain calm and make effective decisions in stressful situations.
  • A positive, outgoing personality.
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Company Description

Since 2000, Gecko Hospitality and its dedicated Franchise Partners and Recruiters throughout Canada & the US have been pioneers in the hospitality recruiting industry. The value that Gecko Hospitality provides to its Clientele is evident in the advanced networking and technology skills our professional recruiters possess in identifying qualified restaurant professionals.

Our national network consists of 37 regional offices that are driven to meet the needs of the hospitality industry. In addition, Gecko Hospitality offers the largest selection of hospitality jobs, restaurant jobs, hotel jobs, resort jobs and club management jobs online. Our specialized, hospitality-focused team covers all 50 states and Canada with over 80 Franchise Partners and recruiters. Gecko Hospitality was founded on providing the finest restaurant jobs nationwide to the highest performing candidates. More importantly, our Franchise Partners and recruiters began their careers in hospitality and there is no finer training ground for recruiting than real life experience.

At Gecko Hospitality, we are passionate about making sure that every member of our recruiting team is familiar with our philosophies. In the same way that we learn about people when developing relationships and friendships, we want our people to have a sense of Gecko Hospitality's values and insight into our company's “personality.” With this insight comes a greater understanding of how values “fit” with Gecko Hospitality's values, why we do things the way we do as well as providing a basis for making decisions that are appropriate to those values. We all play a part in keeping these traditions and philosophies alive.

We want every member of our recruiting team to understand that we are only as good as how well we follow these philosophies on an every day basis. Gecko Hospitality is all about achieving results by being motivated. This motivation to achieve results comes from within. No one can motivate us, nor can we motivate anyone else. As leaders, all that we can do is provide an environment where people motivate themselves to achieve mutually beneficial goals. Along with this philosophy, each team member possesses the following traits for which we are proud: honesty, integrity, desire, determination, listening skills, rapid learning, responding in a timely manner, effective communication skills, thoroughness, empathy, compassion, and most of all we want every team member to have a strong work ethic that motivates them to produce superior results both for our candidates and for our Clients.

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