Executive Chef Modern Authentic Italian


Brad Metzger Restaurant Solutions

Executive Chef Modern Authentic Italian Chicago IL
$100000 – $120000

Opportunity to partner with a James Beard award winner on a contemporary Italian concept! Looking for an individual that is passionate about fresh-made pasta done in authentic regional styles. While the pastas take center stage, the menu is rounded out with grilled proteins entrees and antipasti. Of course, all complimented by a robust wine program!

Responsibilities include:

  • Creating incredible food of the highest caliber
  • Staff Management (scheduling, hiring, training)
  • Effectively Manage Costs and Labor
  • Menu engineering to meet the needs of guest demands, particularly during an opening
  • Leading and mentoring a team in a high volume/high pressure environment

Executive Chef Preferred Requirements:

  • Live and breathe traditional Italian cuisine
  • Ideally have visited Italy at some point, not required, but strongly preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in a similar position as an Executive Chef or Chef de Cuisine of acclaimed Italian concepts
  • Chef-driven background, James Beard or Michelin recognized concepts a plus
  • Even keeled personality
  • Excellent communication skills and leadership qualities
  • Exposure to high volume restaurants doing 6 MIL+
  • Experience in managing inventory and cost controls

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