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Kitchen Manager/ Executive Chef

Gecko Hospitality
Winchester, VA
July 07, 2024


Kitchen Manager/Executive Chef Wanted for Washington DC Area

We are seeking an experienced Kitchen Manager/Executive Chef to lead our kitchen team in the Washington DC area. Our ideal candidate will have experience managing a complex kitchen operation with a focus on quality, cost control, and sanitation, as well as experience leading teams of up to 25 employees.


As our Kitchen Manager/Executive Chef, your duties will include:

Overseeing daily kitchen operations, including maintaining food quality and presentation standards

Managing food costs, labor costs, and other expenses to ensure profitability

Recruiting, training, and developing a strong team of kitchen staff

Ensuring compliance with all health and safety regulations

Collaborating with the F&B venue GM to develop new menu items and promotions

Reporting directly to the VP of Operations


Our ideal candidate will have:

5+ years of high-volume ($5M+) Kitchen Manager/Executive Chef experience

Experience managing a team of up to 25 employees

Strong understanding of food costing, budgeting, and other financial metrics

Proven track record of developing high-quality menu items

Knowledge of health and safety regulations, including ServSafe certification

Corporate brand experience is a plus, but not required

What We Offer:

Competitive salary up to $85k, commensurate with experience

Comprehensive benefits package

Generous PTO policy

Opportunities for professional development and career growth within our organization

If you're a skilled Kitchen Manager/Executive Chef with a passion for excellence in the culinary arts and a drive to manage a complex kitchen operation, we want to hear from you. Please submit your resume to . This position is presented by Tom Bull with Gecko Hospitality, a multiple award-winning executive hospitality recruiter.

Join us in shaping the future of our restaurant and making a difference in the Washington DC community. Apply today!