Executive Chef – High volume $40mm


One Haus

Salary: $130000 – $150000


Seeking a seasoned high volume Executive Chef for a multi-faceted dining operation in Chicago comprised of 2 signature restaurants and private dining.

The Executive Chef will engage with all levels of culinary talent, inspire teams, and promote results by fostering an efficient BOH environment focused on consistency, innovation and excellence. The position is a blend of administrative oversight, development and training, and menu and operations fine-tuning. This is a high pressure environment that requires a grounded leader who can remain calm and steady under stress.

Ideal candidate will be have proven success running dynamic, high volume kitchens doing at least $20mm in sales (500-1,000 daily covers). Additionally, this person will have high EQ and will be comfortable working in a matrix organization with very active owners in addition to daily operators. 


  • Exceptional cooking skills with depth in New American, Steakhouse and Seafood
  • Strong leadership and coaching skills, must be able to bring up teams from line level to management
  • Must have proven success operating in high volume, fast-paced kitchen environments doing at least 700 daily covers and with volume exposure at $20mm+ in annual sales.
  • A minimum of 5 years of proven success as a multi-unit leader, Executive Chef, Regional Chef or Corporate Chef in a high volume, scratch kitchen environment.
  • Ability to do theoretical costing around food, purchasing, and labor.
  • Must possess a strong financial acumen, command of the P&L and the ability to effectively interpret reporting.
  • Comprehensive understanding of properly yielding and writing recipes.
  • High EQ with ability to thrive in high pressure environments


  • Competitive Pay + Bonus
  • 100% Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage (for employee + family)
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Dining Discounts
  • Parking
  • Ongoing career development and support

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