People are the Heart of Kona Grill, so it's important for us to find passionate individuals to join our family. Whether we're cooking a meal, serving a guest or helping each other, we see every moment as an opportunity to show our excitement and purpose. We offer careers, not just jobs, so we are looking for spirited and passionate people to engage in our training program to learn and grow within the company. If you take pride in providing exceptional service, then we know you will love being a part of the Kona culture.Executive Chef/ Kitchen Manager Responsible for optimizing profits by controlling food cost, production, labor and increase sales through food quality, speed of service, and food preparation to specifications in the back-of-the-house. Supervises the execution of and oversees all kitchen operations, ensuring Kona Grill's standards of quality and service are met and that the kitchen provides nutritious, safe, eye-appealing, properly flavored food, while maintaining a safe and sanitary work environment for all employees.We are looking for EC's who:Must have a minimum of 5-7 years' experience in a hospitality management role; preferably in a full service and/or upscale restaurant concept.Demonstrates a genuine enthusiasm and warmth towards the Guest and attitude of Service. Is self-motivated and competitive. Is driven to grow and develop personally while developing those around them.Has the ability to supervise, coach, develops, lead & motivate employees.Can establish, maintain and enforce consistently high performance standards.Is capable of adapting his/her leadership style to a variety of situations and scenarios.Have the ability to communicate effectively, including the ability to speak and write in English. Ability to listen effectively, process information quickly, and transfer knowledge to others in order to ensure standards of quality are met consistently.Can provide employees with the orientation and training needed to understand expectations and perform job responsibilitiesCommunicates performance expectations and provides employees with on-going feedbackWe are an Equal Opportunity Employer.No recruiters, employment agencies or other such agencies/agents. #konagrilljobs We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.