You might hire an executive chef to:

  • Curate a menu to the specific needs of a restaurant
  • Oversee line cooks, prep cooks, and other members of kitchen staff

  • Manage all food purchase orders and deliveries
  • Ensure the kitchen adheres to strict health code standards
Required skills and qualifications
Preferred skills and qualifications
Ability to work well in a high-pressure environment In-depth knowledge of culinary trends and world cuisines
Positive and collaborative attitude Ability to resolve workplace conflicts
Capable of leading teams of any size Strong communication skills
Highly organized and efficient A sharp eye for accuracy and detail
Flexibility for meeting any customer requests Familiarity with order processing technologies