Multiunit Chef Acclaimed Group


Brad Metzger Restaurant Solutions

Multiunit Chef Acclaimed Group Chicago IL
$120000 – $150000

Want to be part of an iconic and award-winning restaurant group with incredible benefits? The highly successful group is seeking a Head Chef to oversee three concepts + events. The ideal person for this role will have a mix of personality, technical & creative skill, and large-scale ability. Early culinary pedigree a plus!

Head Chef Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and provide hands-on mentorship to the teams
  • Provide guidance with seasonal menu development, organizing prep, food cost, and execution of service
  • Training and coaching of employees in methods of cooking, preparation, plating, portion and cost control, and sanitation/cleanliness
  • Responsible for achieving the highest level of guest and employee satisfaction while creating a fun, professional, and productive working environment 
  • Operates with a guest first mindset and strives to accommodate any and all needs/requests
  • Analyze existing pricing and operational systems and suggest new approaches to increase profitability/efficiency
  • Support opening process for new restaurant concept
  • Hiring and proper staffing
  • Oversee all day to day operations for new concept upon opening
  • Work with local farmers markets and vendors to source the freshest ingredients
  • Ensure that all food and products are consistently prepared and served according to the restaurant’s recipes, portioning, cooking and serving standards
  • Effectively manage kitchen labor and food cost to achieve or exceed ideal labor cost standards

Head Chef Preferred Requirements:

  • 3-4 years’ experience as an Executive Chef, Multiunit Chef, or Regional chef working in upscale and fine-dining concepts
  • MUST have a desire to be hands-on both in training/development and in the kitchen
  • Strong business acumen and able to maintain food and labor costs in a seasonal environment 
  • Passionate and operations oriented
  • Love for quality, seasonal ingredients and simple, memorable dishes
  • Exceptional standards for cleanliness, health, and safety
  • Passionate about growing individual employees and providing a positive work environment 
  • Excellent communication skills and leadership qualities
  • Flexible schedule, including weekends, and on holidays

Compensation Package Includes:

  • Base salary in the $120-150k range
  • Bonus
  • Strong benefits package
  • 3 weeks PTO
  • 401k
  • Dining allowance
  • Life insurance
  • Annual performance and salary review
  • Relocation


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