Executive Chef

Cincinnati, OH 45208

Job Function: Food & Beverage & Lodging Job Number: JN -032023-106122 Salary: $55,000 - $60,000 Experience Level: Mid or Senior Level / General Managers

Job Description

We are a growing restaurant group adding a dynamic Executive Chef to our team! Our ideal candidate must possess exceptional leadership and have well-rounded BOH operations skills. If you are looking to join a company that takes pride in its people, company culture, and focus on quality that can offer you true GROWTH opportunities, stability, and longevity - LOOK NO FURTHER! We are PASSIONATE about FOOD and HOSPITALITY!

Executive Chef Responsibilities:
  • Uphold and exceed expectations of all food quality, sanitation, and brand standards
  • Train, coach, and direct your team to be the best every day
  • Be able to add structure and organization
  • Remain hands-on and eyes-on at all times in every aspect of the Kitchen
  • Ability to partner and collaborate with leadership - share and execute the same vision and goals

Executive Chef Qualifications:
  • 2+ years in a Full-Service Kitchen Manager/Executive Chef role at an upscale establishment - NO JOB HOPPERS
  • High-volume, scratch kitchen leadership experience
  • Must be able to meet deadlines while having fun
  • Must be a great cook and really be passionate about how the food quality affects a guest experience; no clipboard chefs
  • Proven proficiency in inventory, ordering, scheduling, team building, and the ability to analyze food cost and labor cost
  • Passion for high food quality standards and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

Executive Chef Benefits:
  • Opportunities for career growth for those who are driven
  • Health insurance benefits
  • Strong people-first culture
  • PTO/Vacation
  • Creativity of new menu items
  • Appreciation of people and diversity

Additional Information

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.

Recruiter Managing this Job

Erin Alcorn
Senior Recruiter
Pinnacle Billers Member

Deciding to join Goodwin Recruiting has been the best career decision I have ever made. I get the opportunity to help people while creating a better work life for them and myself. I feel I have the freedom to be the creator of my success and to be there for my family.

  • Erin Alcorn joined Goodwin Recruiting in March 2019.
  • Erin grew up in Louisville, KY. She has always enjoyed playing sports and pursued her passion by playing college softball in Lexington. After graduating, Erin began her career in restaurants as a server, fell in love with the industry, and swiftly moved through the ranks to become a General Manager for 6 years. Hospitality has become a part of Erin, as she was in the casual dining industry for 15 years. She is grateful to continue her devotion to the industry through her opportunity with Goodwin Recruiting.
  • Erin attended Transylvania University in Lexington, KY. She also completed Rapport Leadership International training in Las Vegas. 
  • Erin is 100% about family and friends! She has been with her husband for 12 years and has 3 children who motivate her to do her best each and every day.
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