Executive Chef | Mexican Cuisine | Washington DC

Washington DC, Washington DC
2 weeks ago

Company Overview:
Join our dynamic team and lead the culinary innovation at our upscale Mexican concept in the heart of Washington DC. We are dedicated to delivering an elevated dining experience, celebrating the rich tapestry of Mexican cuisine with a contemporary twist.

Role Overview:
We are seeking a visionary Executive Chef who can inspire and lead a team while passionately crafting culinary creations that showcase the diverse flavors of Mexico. The ideal candidate will be a culinary artist, adept at combining tradition with innovation to deliver an exceptional dining experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead, mentor, and inspire a team of culinary professionals to execute the vision of the restaurant.
  • Design and curate a seasonal menu, featuring authentic Mexican flavors with a modern, upscale twist.
  • Oversee kitchen operations, ensuring high standards of food quality, presentation, and consistency.
  • Manage inventory, sourcing, and cost control while maintaining quality and freshness.
  • Collaborate with management to create unique culinary experiences for special events.


  • Proven experience as an Executive Chef or Culinary Director in upscale dining environments.
  • In-depth knowledge of Mexican cuisine, its regional variations, and contemporary culinary trends.
  • Creative flair and a passion for experimenting with flavors and presentation.
  • Strong leadership and team-building skills, with the ability to motivate and develop a diverse team.
  • Excellent communication and organizational abilities.
  • Understanding of cost control, kitchen management, and compliance with health and safety regulations.


  • Competitive salary based on experience.
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance packages.
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth.
  • A vibrant, collaborative work environment in a leading upscale restaurant in Washington DC.

If you are a culinary trailblazer with a deep appreciation for Mexican cuisine and the creativity to reinvent it, we’d love to hear from you. Join us in creating an unforgettable dining experience that celebrates the richness and diversity of Mexican flavors. Apply now and be part of our passionate team!

2 weeks ago
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$110,000 - $120,000

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