Executive Kitchen Manager – Successful Group


Brad Metzger Restaurant Solutions

Executive Kitchen Manager – Successful Group Orange County CA
$125000 – $145000

High-volume Orange County leader of a very popular and well respected group is looking for a talented Executive Kitchen Manager to lead all culinary operations. This role will continue cultivating growth and success within a well oiled operation, including financial and developmental goals. The ideal candidate will be skilled with systems and pride themselves in the mentorship of large teams.

The company prides themselves on a strong worklife balance across all levels of management, including all managers taking a daily break and over 4 weeks PTO for this role!!! 


Executive Kitchen Manager Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring all food is of the highest caliber and meets the organization’s top standards of quality and consistency
  • Proactively manage and have a firm grasp on costs and budgets
  • High-level execution in a bustling environment is key
  • Executing proper ordering and inventory
  • Effectively managing staff: scheduling, hiring, training
  • Encouraging, leading, and mentoring a strong team
  • Following and maintaining best practices for safety and sanitation in the kitchen

Executive Kitchen Manager Preferred Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience as Head Chef or Executive Chef of a concept doing at least 10 MIL in revenue OR 1 year experience as a Corporate Chef, Area Chef, Regional Chef or Culinary Director with oversight of volume in excess of 15 MIL
  • Multi-unit experience a plus
  • Established background in structured environments and standard operating procedures
  • Ability to thrive in a consistently high-volume environment
  • Excellent communication skills and leadership qualities
  • Expert knowledge and fluent in P&L, managing inventory, and cost controls
  • Flexible schedule: weekends and holidays

Compensation / Benefits:

  • Base salary of $125-145k
  • Bonus Structure
  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • 4 weeks PTO
  • 401k
  • Potential relocation assistance dependent on distance

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