EHS Hospitality Group Published: March 6, 2018
Omaha, NE
Job Type
Up to $90,000 DOE


Title: Executive Chef

Location: Omaha, NE

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $80-90K

Our restaurant client is looking for an experienced Executive Chef with a passion for fine dining and leading a successful team.  This person is expected to uphold exacting standards of quality and recipes as well as maintain profitable operations.

Essential duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Identifies and defines business needs and implements solutions which may result in beneficial changes in the operation of the restaurant, improvement in the restaurant's impact or interaction with customers, improvement in the restaurant's ability to reduce or contain costs or generate additional revenue
  • Works in conjunction with the General Manager and directs the development and administration of controls for all phases of the restaurant in an economical and profitable manner while maintaining established standards
  • Spearheads menu item changes based on product reviews and guest feedback
  • Institutes cost control procedures, inventories and standards of performance
  • Counsels, guides, trains, and instructs assigned personnel in the proper performance of their duties, including kitchen personnel
  • Works with manual and automated systems and develops or implements procedures, formats, budgets, testing, training and documentation
  • Develops and implements operating standards where necessary
  • Communicates with management, other departments, and designated personnel to address the needs of the POS system
  • Acts immediately on all customer complaints to ensure that a correction is made whenever possible


  • High School diploma, GED, or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field preferred, but may be waived with extensive experience in the field in a similar capacity
  • Must have experience running high-volume, upscale restaurant along with good tenure
  • Five years of BOH management experience required
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, and Word
  • Must be familiar with financial data and cost control techniques
  • Proven ability in developing budgets and business plans
  • Excellent interpersonal, customer service, communication, team building, and problem-solving skills are required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to coordinate multiple tasks at once
  • Ability to compile, compute, and analyze pertinent data needed for reports
  • Ability to work with the POS systems
  • Ability to implement strategic visions and plans into day to day operations
  • Must be able to respond calmly and make rational decisions when handling guest and employee conflicts
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Must be able to conduct conversations with customers and employees and speak distinctly and persuasively with others
  • Must be able to work at a fast pace and in stressful situations

If you're curious about exciting new options that may be available in your area or anywhere in the country, let’s connect.  I can confidentially send you current options for restaurants/hotels that are looking to hire today. There are opportunities for growth and advancement in all the concepts we work with!

Send me your resume to lkirk@ehshospitalitycom.  I will follow up with more information on this position and/or how I can help you advance your career.  If you’re not interested, who do you know?  We pay for referrals upon placement!


I look forward to working with you!


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