Executive Chef

Recruiting Partner: Kenji Salz

El Cajon, California | Food & Beverage & Lodging | | $95,000 to $110,000 | Job ID: 129902

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Are you an experienced Executive Chef looking for a little more work/life balance? Seeking an opportunity to use your culinary creativity to benefit the lives of the guests? We are looking for an Executive Chef who values coordinating with the Food and Beverage Director to create a great guest experience.

As the Executive Chef, you will create three meals a day for one of the largest CCRC communities on the West Coast.

Executive Chef Benefits:

  • Base salary with a highly attainable bonus structure
  • Great benefits
  • Solid PTO and Holiday Pay schedule
  • Excellent working hours (no late nights)
  • Warm, friendly, fun environment
  • A strong culture of excellence 

Executive Chef Responsibilities:

  • Exceed the expectations of every guest, every time
  • Train, coach, and direct culinary team – set the standards high
  • Heavy menu creativity required; frequent menu changes
  • Continue excellence and quality of the current menu
  • Build respectful relationships with every member of the team while holding them accountable
  • Control all food costs, labor costs, inventory and manage high standards of service while paying acute attention to every detail

Executive Chef Qualifications:

  • Degree in Culinary Arts (or 10 yrs combined culinary expertise)
  • Must have 3+ years experience as Executive Chef managing kitchen staff
  • Solid and proven leadership qualities: friendly, coach mentality, lead by example, and uphold community's culinary standards
  • Proven ability to maintain standards and exceed expectations
  • A warm, outgoing, and compassionate personality who is comfortable walking onto the dining floor and "table touch"

At Goodwin Recruiting we are committed to our core values. We take our value, Dedicated to Diversity & Inclusion, very seriously and will never discriminate against a candidate or client based on any protected classes. Our clients seek qualified candidates, and that is what we deliver. A person’s age, gender, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or arrest or conviction record has no bearing on whether he, she, or they are able to do the job. We evaluate the knowledge, skills, and abilities that meet the requirements of the position and aim to open doors and change lives. We value all people, understanding that uniqueness and diversity foster a stronger team that is innovative and brings varying perspectives to the table. We put our money where our mouth is and are proud of our efforts to identify a broad slate of candidates, with many hiring success stories to share.

 

JOB ID: 129902

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Additional Information

At Goodwin Recruiting we are committed to our core values. We take our value, Dedicated to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, very seriously and will never discriminate against a candidate or client based on any protected classes. Our clients seek qualified candidates, and that is what we deliver. A person’s age, gender, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or arrest or conviction record has no bearing on whether he, she, or they are able to do the job. We evaluate the knowledge, skills, and abilities that meet the requirements of the position and aim to open doors and change lives. We value all people, understanding that uniqueness and diversity foster a stronger team that is innovative and brings varying perspectives to the table. We put our money where our mouth is and are proud of our efforts to identify a broad slate of candidates, with many hiring success stories to share.

Kenji Salz

Senior Recruiting Partner

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At Goodwin Recruiting we are committed to our core values. We take our value, Dedicated to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, very seriously and will never discriminate against a candidate or client based on any protected classes. Our clients seek qualified candidates, and that is what we deliver. A person’s age, gender, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or arrest or conviction record has no bearing on whether he, she, or they are able to do the job. We evaluate the knowledge, skills, and abilities that meet the requirements of the position and aim to open doors and change lives. We value all people, understanding that uniqueness and diversity foster a stronger team that is innovative and brings varying perspectives to the table. We put our money where our mouth is and are proud of our efforts to identify a broad slate of candidates, with many hiring success stories to share.

Kenji Salz

Senior Recruiting Partner