Executive Chef – New Restaurant Opening!

Recruiting Partner: Erica Gillespie

Jersey City, New Jersey | Food & Beverage & Lodging | Not Remote | $105,000 to $115,000 | Job ID: 133562

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We are seeking a high energy, enthusiastic, and hard-working Executive Chef to open our NEW restaurant featuring creative, fresh, and inspired Mexican cuisine in New York City. This is an incredible opportunity to join a concept from the start, create the menu from the very beginning, and hire your very own team. Once open, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of kitchen operations in our busy restaurant. You will project a positive brand image through working shoulder to shoulder with your team, providing outstanding hospitality and commitment to guest service. With professionalism and a positive attitude, you will help contribute to the continued growth and success of our restaurant, as well as our incredibly valued team members.

Experience with Mexican/Latin cuisine is a requirement to be considered for this opportunity.

Executive Chef Benefits:

  • Generous base salary, $105-$115K
  • Comprehensive health, vision, and dental benefits
  • Paid time off
  • Opportunity to create your own menu from scratch
  • Great work environment with growth opportunities!

Executive Chef Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of Executive Chef experience in NYC, in a high volume environment ($10M+ annually)
  • Extensive knowledge of, and time spent working in Mexican or Latin cuisine
  • Excellent organizational + communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of food cost and inventory management
  • Expertise in staff development, including coaching, training, and leading teams

Executive Chef Responsibilities:

  • Menu Development + Planning (ongoing)
  • Managing all kitchen staff, including hiring, training, scheduling, and supervising.
  • Ensuring that all kitchen operations run smoothly, efficiently, and in compliance with health and safety regulations
  • Quality control, maintaining high standards of food quality, taste, and presentation
  • Inventory Management, Budgeting and Cost Control
  • Upholding the highest standards related to hygiene, safety and sanitation

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: 133562

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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.

Erica Gillespie

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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.

Erica Gillespie

Senior Recruiting Partner