Executive Chefs

Executive chefs are clearly at the helm and can be found working in restaurants, corporations, and school districts, just to name a few. With responsibility for oversight of everything from menu development to staff management, the executive chef must have the culinary skills and leadership experience to engage a team and create a compelling vision for the operation. The road to becoming an executive chef may include working up through the ranks of a single kitchen or corporation or taking ownership of your own restaurant. Whatever the path, it is the willingness to learn, define best practices, and lead that make a successful executive chef.