Restaurant Executive Search in Culinary
Bristol Associates’ Restaurant Division recruits for senior and executive Culinary management positions in the restaurant industry.
We have completed searches for a wide array of Restaurant industry clients including:
- Panda Restaurant Group
- Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza
- Dominoes’ Pizza
- Rita’s Italian Ice
- Caribou Coffee
Examples of Completed Searches
Our Restaurant Division has placed successful candidates in a variety of key Culinary positions. Our placements include positions such as Director of Culinary Operations, Executive Chef, Corporate Chef, VP of Culinary Strategy, and more.
Below is a sampling of completed searches.
VP of Culinary Innovation – Major Restaurant Company
Innovation Chef – Large Restaurant Chain
Director of Culinary
Qualities of a Great Culinary Executive
With over 50 years of experience placing restaurant culinary executives, we know what makes a great leader. Below are some of the qualities and experience we look for:
- Understanding of consumer trends and ability to develop strategies that enhance revenue and control expense
- Strong management skill with ability to motivate and inspire staff
- Proven track record of imagination, vision, passion, and energy
- Ability to prioritize quality of ingredients and food while keeping in mind cost efficiency
- Creative and versatile food design for diverse concepts and cuisines