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Executive Chef

5400 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Job Details

The Dixboro Project, a multi-concept dining establishment in the heart of charming Dixboro Village, is seeking a highly experienced, creative and supremely organized Executive Chef to lead an award-winning culinary team and concept. The Dixboro Project was developed by the influential Ann Arbor restaurant group, The Pulpo Group. This regionally transformational project is the group’s third restaurant in a storied legacy begun in the late 1880’s.


  • 5+ years as Exec Chef, Head Chef or Chef de Cuisine in a professional, full-service kitchen

  • Exceptional multitasker - able to run multiple projects and initiatives at once with great attention to detail and follow-through

  • Experience in high volume production 

  • Strong developer of people and building the capacity of a team

  • Excellent culinary skills and techniques, experience with high-volume, breakfast/lunch/dinner

  • Positive mentality, integrity, bias towards excellence 

  • Proven working experience leading a team

  • Highly organized with strong administrative skills (scheduling, ordering, inventory, cost management)

  • Sense of urgency and thrives in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent training and leadership skills

  • Experience with hiring/interviewing and building a winning team

  • Experience hitting targeted sales and cost goals

Compensation Details

  • Highly competitive wage based on experience

  • Bonus opportunities

  • Relocation assistance

  • Employer sponsored health insurance and voluntary dental and vision insurance

  • Incredible co-workers and supportive administrative team (Marketing, Accou nting, HR, etc.)

  • Up to 3 weeks paid time off

  • 401(k) plan with company match

  • Company wide discount program at all of our restaurants

  • Excellent growth opportunities

  • Dynamic work environment built on teamwork and positive energy

  • Michelin or equivalent experience a plus

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