Corporate Chef interested in a career opportunity in Kampala, Uganda

Chicago, IL 60605

Industry: Hotel & Restaurant Job Number: JN -062019-37009 Pay Rate: $100,000 - $120,000
One of the best restaurant groups in Africa is looking for a U.S. Corporate Chef for their company, which is based in Kampala, Uganda. We are looking for Western Hospitality & Systems. This is a relocation position for a U.S.-based chef who is adventurous, entrepreneurial, and interested in developing the next step of their career in a beautiful setting where they will work hard and be pampered. We offer the best of everything: a creative, regional chef familiar with regional tastes and preferences, fresh, organic ingredients, a top-notch bakery, and buyers.

Corporate Chef Requirements:
  • Prior responsibility for a commissary kitchen and at least 10 upscale casual restaurants
  • Creating and administering all kitchen systems to U.S. standards company-wide, including execution and quality-control, inventory systems, budgets, food costs, SOPs, and training and development
  • Stable tenure and consistent progression
  • Traits: Adventurous, open-minded, like to create structure and systems, good at building and maintaining a culture, good motivator, caring, and hands-on when needed
  • Must have a current Passport and be ready for travel - a Yellow Fever vaccine will be required prior to the fly-in interview
Corporate Chef Compensation:
  • Salary in the $100,000 to $120,000 USD range, based on prior experience
  • Doctors are paid for - the candidate is responsible for medications, but they are pennies on the dollar and cheaper than the US, to begin with
  • The employee will be provided with housing, local cell (not the US), car, gas, and driver
  • The company will handle work Visa and relocation expenses
  • Out-of-pocket will be mostly meals and entertainment at pennies on the dollar
We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other class protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, we do not discriminate against qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records.

Jim Newcomb
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I love recruiting because I get to help others achieve their goals, and I find that very rewarding.  

  • Jim Newcomb joined Goodwin Recruiting in 2013.    
  • Jim is a second-generation Southern California native. His family are horse people and chose a path that lead to hospitality.  
  • Jim studied Architecture and Communications.  
  • Jim owned an inn and vacation rental business and art gallery. He ran all three from the gallery in a small mountain town in Southern California.    
  • Jim is very active with Non-profit Arts Organizations.   
  • In his free time, Jim enjoys working on new projects and being creative – usually work-related. He has published an e-book called, “Ending the Job Search” that he shares with both candidates and as a LinkedIn Advisor.  It’s a compilation of tips and advice from a recruiter’s perspective.  
  • In his private life, Jim’s spouse and four dogs keep him very active.  The dogs eat a raw diet that they prepare themselves.  They go on extensive hikes every day and enjoy traveling.    
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