Job details

Up to $80,000 a year

Job Type

  • Culinary experience: 7 years (Required)

  • Spanish (Preferred)

Pulled from the full job description

Cell phone reimbursement
Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Employee discount
Health insurance

Full Job Description

We are looking to hire an experienced and passionate Head Chef to join our growing family of restaurants. We currently operate five successful and busy restaurants in San Diego. Our establishments are high volume, fast paced, casual and friendly. We are on the hunt for someone who can confidently take on a restaurant opening, lead and motivate a back of house team and seamlessly integrate into our company culture.

We pride ourselves on high quality and fresh food & drinks as well as efficient service. Candidates must be able to work nights, weekends and holidays.

Three years of Head Chef experience in a full service restaurant is a must, 5 years of Back of house supervisory experience is recommended. Candidate must also have a proven track record of managing their own kitchen and staff.

We offer a competitive salary, which will be based on position and experience.

Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Take the lead in hiring and training the opening kitchen team
  • Spearhead the setup and organization of the kitchen
  • Assist in menu development
  • Oversee food preparation
  • Comply with health department regulations
  • Oversee cleanliness, sanitation and organization
  • Supervise Back of House Staff
  • Recruit, Hire and train Back of House Staff
  • Manage Back of House schedule
  • Oversee ordering
  • Oversee equipment purchases and repairs
  • Manage food cost
  • Manage Back of House labor cost

Additional Benefits

  • Phone and Auto Reimbursements
  • Profit Sharing % based off meeting COGS
  • Employer Insurance Contributions

Why Choose Us?

Our salary is competitive, our restaurants are successful and our team members are passionate. We are a growing company, and we take pride in supporting and developing our managers. We serve awesome food, cultivate relationships with our guests, and never forget to have fun. If you are looking for a rewarding career with opportunity to grow, shoot us over your resume- we would love to meet you!

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Up to $80,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • San Diego, CA 92101: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)


  • Culinary experience: 7 years (Required)
  • Head Chef: 3 years (Required)


  • Spanish (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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Posted 5 days ago

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