HRAIT – Employment Agency

Executive Chef

A Japanese Restaurant located in Florida, Alys Beach is currently looking for someone who can take on the role of Executive Chef who is dedicated to serving authentic Japanese dishes to its patrons.

A successful EXECUTIVE CHEF will have 6+ years’ experience managing the line for high-volume restaurants in an upscale and food focused environment. You will be passionate about food and engaging the local community. Procure the highest quality product to create unforgettable dishes that surprise and delight our guests at every bite.

As the Executive Chef, you are excited to encourage staff development and promote a positive experience for staff and guests to achieve P&L goals. You’ll look over all aspects of the kitchen including problem resolution and effective communication to get the job done.

What You’ll Do:

  • Create Experiences: Champion of internal hospitality and leading a team to craft dishes that leave last impressions.
  • Inspire Your Team: Nurture and inspire a culture of creativity, collaboration, and innovation.
  • Jump on the Line: Your a hands-on leader and love working in the trenches with the team.
  • Oversee the Business: Collaborate with the GM and leaders from the Home Office to maximize kitchen operations. Ensure quality control, inventory management, and adhere to health and safety standards. Play a pivotal role in managing labor, budgets, forecasts, and ensure the bottom line meets pre-determined expectations.
  • Flexibility: Your schedule may vary (days, nights, weekends, holidays) based on seasonality, covers, and hours of operation. In general, you can anticipate working 50 to 55 hours a week.
  • Experience: Executive Chef (5+ years), background in cuisine, a-la-carte, elevated yet approachable environment
  • Servant Leadership: Dedicated to server others, internally (team-members) and guests.
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit: Hands-on, passion for cooking and not a “clip-board’ chef.
  • Scratch Kitchens: Work with local farmers to purchase fresh product and serve quality dishes.
  • Accountability: Strong sense of finances, labor, quality control, and “getting the job done.”


  • Competitive Compensation: Competitive base pay, performance-based bonuses (paid quarterly), and PTO benefits after 90 days.
  • Health & Wellness: Comprehensive health insurance coverage, including medical, dental, vision, and more.
  • Financial Planning: Access to a 401K plan with a 50% match on your first 6% investment, along with Roth options.
  • Home Loan Program: We offer a zero-interest housing loan program to help you achieve your dream of home ownership.
  • Employee Discounts: Enjoy discounts at 15 restaurant concepts and growing boutique hotels division.
  • Family Time: Benefit from 4 weeks of PTO for maternity/paternity leave.

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