Fine-Dining Executive Chef

Kansas City, MO 64112

Company Industry: Hotel & Restaurant Job Number: JN -072019-37603 Salary: $75,000 - $85,000 Experience Level: Mid or Senior Level / General Managers Job Function: Operations

One of Kansas City's premier fine-dining restaurants is hiring an Executive Chef for their upscale concept. You must thrive in a high-volume, fast-paced environment and uphold the stellar culinary standards of the restaurant's brand and reputation. All applicants need to have an Upscale/Fine-Dining kitchen background or High-End Steakhouse/Seafood House experience.

  • No country club, contract food, or assisted living applications will be considered
  • Must have related experience for the position
  • Looking for top-notch, high-caliber go-getters!!

Executive Chef Responsibilities:

  • Oversee day-to-day culinary operations while reporting to the General Manager
  • Coordinate food, supplies, and kitchenware orders
  • Ensure freshness and quality of ingredients and all food preparations
  • Assist in the development of new menu items
  • Standardize recipes, plate presentations, and insist on superb cuisine
  • Work with management to create a memorable experience for guests

Executive Chef Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in culinary arts, fine dining, or steakhouse background
  • Insist on the highest standards and the absolute best experience
  • Passion for food and cooking techniques
  • Strong leadership qualities and love to train others
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-volume environment

Executive Chef Benefits & Compensation:

  • Above-industry salary and bonus
  • Benefits package includes health, medical, dental, stock options, 401k match to 6%, and flex days
  • Robust vacation package
  • Tremendous growth opportunities
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.

David Dworsky
Senior Recruiter

I love that I can use my 25 years of hospitality experience to still make a difference in people’s lives on a daily basis. 

  • David Dworsky started with Goodwin Recruiting in April 2018. He was born in Cape Town, South Africa.  
  • David’s operations experience includes hotels in South Africa followed by five years in telecom which is what brought him to the United States. He then went back into hotel management with Omni in San Antonio. While with Omni, David was promoted to General Manager of their fine dining restaurant. He was then recruited to the #1 Zagat-Rated restaurant in Houston, Mark’s American Cuisine, as General Manager. Eventually, he moved on to Eddie V’s and was promoted to Managing Partner and opened the Kansas City location.  
  • David received a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc.) in Hotel Management from the Cape Town Hotel School and an associated degree in Hotel Management from Cape Technikon.  
  • David and his wife, Jennifer, have two children, Aaron and Evan. They have two Australian herding dogs, Blue and Leroy.  
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