EXECUTIVE CHEF & Executive Sous Chef (Pensacola Beach, FL)

TOP DOG EXECUTIVE CHEF AND Executive SOUS Chef to lead a very successful and popular upscale/casual waterfront restaurant in beautiful Pensacola Beach, FL!  (ALSO:)

* VERY successful, well-established (and growing!) LOCAL restaurant group – with tremendous opportunities for long-term career growth!

* Generous Base Salary, + substantial Quarterly Bonuses, and BENEFITS – plus tremendous career Advancement & Growth opportunities.

* Reasonable Hours – just 5-day, 50-55 hr work weeks!

 Job Requirements included: Serious HEAD CHEF/SOUS CHEF  experience with High-Volume scratch kitchen operations. Particular expertise with FRESH FISH & SEAFOOD. Serious culinary chops, able to create signature dishes and nightly specials. Excellent BOH MANAGEMENT skills, able to run a busy kitchen smoothly & efficiently.




Boca Burger Battle Returns!   Saturday, July 16, 2022

“A Grilling Affair” returns to Sanborn Square Park this Saturday!

By Kenny Spahn

Summer is here. The crowds are shorter and the days are hotter. And the grills are firin’ up again, as the area’s top chefs strut their stuff for your food-loving delight at the 9th Annual Boca Burger Battle.  After taking a hiatus due to the shutdown, the fan favorite affair takes is finally back – and it happens THIS SATURDAY, July 16 in Sanborn Square Park in downtown Boca Raton. Don’t miss this Burgerlicious experience to taste the best burgers and other grilled sensations, as top chefs from Boca and beyond vie for the coveted Golden Burger Trophy.  A panel of hungry Grill Master Judges will select their pick for “Best Grill Master, and all festival goers (like you!) get to vote for the “People’s Choice Award.”  And the best part, it all goes to benefit the Children’s Giving Foundation.

Here’s your chance to savor unlimited samplings of artisan burger creations from some of the best burger masters; along with unlimited pours of craft beers, summer wines, seasonal spirits, and non-alcoholic beverages; all while enjoying a fun-filled outdoor festival, complete with live music.  This year features an all-star line-up of returning BBB champions, including Boca favorites M.E.A.T. Eatery & Taproom, Burton’s Grill & Bar, Cheffrey Eats Food Truck, and La Perrada Del Gordo; along with Tucker Duke’s Lunchbox (Deerfield Beach), Legends Tavern and Grille (Lighthouse Point), The Vegan Restaurants from Loxahatchee; and Oakland Park’s Funky Buddha Brewery.  Newcomers to the big burger bash this year include The Drunken Burger (Boca), Throw Social (Delray), and Bar Louie (Coconut Creek).

 A select group of culinary professionals and local dignitaries will serve as this year’s Grill Master Judges, including Celebrity Chef Ralph Pagano (of The Naked Taco, Iron Chef America, etc.), CBS-2 news anchor Sam Kerrigan, and Douglas Heizer, Publisher of The Boca Raton Tribune (https://www.bocaratontribune.com/).  Long-time favorite KRUSH Party Band will provide the live entertainment.  “This community event with its “Backyard BBQ” theme showcases some of the best beef and alternative burgers in south Florida, along with an array of thirst-quenching craft beer, seasonal spirits and summer wines” notes event founder and President Russell Spadaccini.

So save your room in your belly for one unforgettable Grilling Affair!

The Boca Burger Battle 2022 takes place Saturday, July 16 at the Sanborn Square Park at 72 N. Federal Highway in downtown Boca Raton; from 7:00 pm (or 6:00 for VIP ticketholders) – 10:00 pm.  All tickets include unlimited food and beverage (beer, wine, and spirits) tastings, live entertainment, and access to all other vendors and displays.

General Admission tickets are $50 in advance, or $100 at the event (if still available); VIP Tickets are $75 in advance, or $125 at the door, and also entitle you to a one-hour EARLY START (at 6:00, instead of 7:00).

To purchase tickets or for more information, visit: https://BocaBurgerBattle.com/Tribune; or call 561.338.7594.

Portion of the event proceeds benefit Children’s Giving Foundation, a Boca Raton-based 510C-3 non-profit organization that supports children’s charities here in South Florida.

NOTE: This is a 21+ year old event. Sorry, No Pets allowed. Event is Rain or Shine.

The Boca Burger Battle is presented by BocaRaton.com & The BITES! Network, which also produces the Boca Raton Wine and Food Festival; the Florida Wing Battle, and the new Florida Taco Battle.

For more information about the Boca Raton Wine and Food Festival, visit: http://www.bocaratonwineandfoodfestival.com /

For more information about Restaurant Placement Group visit: https://www.restaurantplacement.com/

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PASTRY CHEF (Ft. Lauderdale) – High-profile luxury restaurant!

Artisan PASTY CHEF for a VERY successful, high-profile, and highly regarded fine dining restaurant in vibrant Ft. Lauderdale, FL!

* Incredible opportunity to join a VERY successful and highly regarded restaurant group — and work with a Michelin-rated, internationally acclaimed Master Chef!

*  Generous Salary + Bonuses and Benefits – plus tremendous advancement opportunities!

* Reasonable Work Week!  Just 5 Dinners / week. NO morning or late night shifts!

Must have serious PASTRY CHEF experience, preferably with upscale fine dining establishments. Particular expertise and training with classic FRENCH pastry and/or Mediterranean/Continental cuisine highly preferred.

Also: Outstanding Culinary Skills & Creativity; Strong Kitchen Management skills; Solid, stable track record with good professional references. Able to start ASAP!

Please submit resume in WORD format (.docx) if possible to: Ken@RestaurantPlacement.com

* => Resume absolutely MUST include your Name, CITY, E-Mail, & Phone #! <=*



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CATERING & EVENTS SALES MANAGER – Ft Lauderdale, FL Prestigious Hotel

CATERING / SPECIAL EVENTS SALES MANAGER for a very well-established, successful, and prestigious hotel in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Must have CATERING & EVENT MANAGEMENT experience, managing and orchestrating event details and logistics, especially with weddings, banquets, and corporate events in HOTELS.  Also SALES experience, able to secure new clients, and promote repeat business.  Strong knowledge of DELPHI and OPRA software strongly preferred.  A self-driven team leader who can work independently.

** Generous Base Salary & BONUSES (paid every 2 weeks!), + fantastic FULL BENEFITS package. Plus tremendous growth & advancement opportunities.

* 5- Day work weeks – Flexible Schedule.

Catering Sales Manager (Ft. Lauderdale, FL) – Prestigious Hotel

 CATERING & EVENTS /GROUP SALES MANAGER for a very well-established, successful, and prestigious hotel in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.  Incredible FULL BENEFITS package, generous BONUS program, and tremendous opportunities for long-term career growth!

* 5- Day work weeks – Flexible Schedule!


 1.     SPECIAL EVENTS / BANQUET GROUP SALES  experience with high volume HOTELS, restaurants, Country Clubs, etc. Particular expertise with Weddings and large Corporate Functions strongly preferred.  Strong knowledge of DELPHI and OPRA software strongly preferred.

 2.     Able to manage and orchestrate event details, from initial sales to final execution.

 3.     Dynamic personality with great people skills and customer rapport.  Secure new business, entertain customers and conduct property tours, attend business & social networking events, wedding expos, etc.

 4.     Self-driven team leader who can work independently.  Committed to long-term career growth. Able to start ASAP!


* Generous Base Salary & BONUSES (paid every 2 weeks!), + fantastic FULL BENEFITS package, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, & Life Insurance, Matching 401-K, FREE On-site Covered Parking, 2 wks vacation + PTO,  Free meals, Tuition Reimbursement, and LOTS more!

*  Plus tremendous growth opportunities with this VERY well-established, highly regarded and financially solid group!

*  Flexible Schedule: Just 5 days work weeks!


**  Resume MUST include your Name, CITY, Email, and Phone #!

Executive Sous Chef (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)

HUNGRY CHEF to help lead this exciting, very popular ‘refined casual waterfront restaurant in vibrant Ft. Lauderdale, FL!

* Incredible opportunity to join this VERY successful, well-established (and growing!) LOCAL restaurant group – with tremendous opportunities for long-term career growth!

Hands-on and hard working Chef, with the culinary chops, BOH Management skills, creativity, energy, and personal ambition to quickly advance up to Executive Chef. Must be High Energy, Hands-on and Hard working (no ‘clipboard chefs” here!), able to handle a BUSY kitchen smoothly and with cool composure

Generous Base Salary, plus substantial Quarterly Bonuses, and FULL BENEFITS package – plus tremendous long-term career opportunities. Reasonable Hours – just 5-day Work weeks!

Email resume to me directly: Ken@RestaurantPlacement.com

Please send in WORD (.docx or .doc) format if possible.

*  => Resume MUST include your  Name, CITY, E-Mail, and Phone Number! <=*

EXECUTIVE CHEF – New Restaurant Opening! Portsmouth, NH!

Executive Chef to
open and lead an exciting new restaurant in beautiful Portsmouth, NH!
All-Scratch Kitchen focusing on healthy, wholesome cuisine featuring Locally Sourced,
Farm-to-Table, and Organic ingredients. 
Friendly, non-pretentious ‘neighborhood café’ setting — right in the
heart of the booming downtown district of Portsmouth, NH (“The most popular and fastest-trending
town in New Hampshire”

* Incredible opportunity to ‘make your mark’ and be a major part of this dynamic new operation, with tremendous opportunities for advancement and growth!  

RELOCATION assistance provided if applicable.  

Must have solid Executive Chef experience, Culinary creativity,
excellent BOH MANGAGENT skills, and a great personality. New Restaurant
OPENINGS & MENU DEVELOPMENT highly preferred. Particular expertise with HEALTH-conscious,
Vegan / Vegetarian, Farm-to-Table, and/or Organic cuisine strongly preferred (but
not mandatory). 

Generous Salary (up to $110K!), plus tremendous opportunities to grow and advance with this rising star company!  RELOCATION assistance provided if applicable.T

TOP COOK Opening (Full-Time OR Part-Time) in beautiful Naples, FL!

Immediate opening for a talented Cook, hungry for new challenges and opportunities in beautiful Naples, Florida!  Full-Time OR Part-Time available.  NO late nights, NO morning shifts, NO corporate BS!

Must have serious Grill / Sauté Cook /Chef / KM experience, excellent Knife Skills, and a keen eye for detail. Particular experience with Small Plates, Fresh Fish, and/or Asian cuisine preferred, but NOT required. 

* Resume MUST include your CITY, E-mail, & Phone Number!

COOK Needed – St. Simons Island, GA


TOP COOK to help run
busy kitchen at a very popular, well-established, and successful local
restaurant.  Located right in the heart
of St. Simons Island’s vibrant Pier Village.  

* Also chance to advance to KM / Chef, and to be on the OPENING team of a NEW restaurant!  

Requirements: 2+ years Cook, Chef, or KM experience. Able to handle a FAST-PACED busy kitchen.  Able to ensure consistency, cleanliness, and proper execution of recipes. Hard-working and hands-on, with excellent work ethic and commitment to excellence.

* FULL-TIME and/or PART-TIME Schedule!