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Executive Chef/General Manager

Company: DoorDash
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: September 4, 2021

Job Description:

About the Team

The DoorDash Kitchens team is a part of DoorDash's New Delivery Models and launches and operates shared 'dark kitchens' for restaurateurs looking to grow their business. This is a small but mighty team helping scale DoorDash Kitchens.

About the Role

You'll cook multiple culinary concepts and manage the daily operations of our first DoorDash operated kitchen. You will oversee inventory, ordering, scheduling the culinary team and ensuring that food orders are cooked and fulfilled to the highest standard. You will manage multiple cooks that work in the kitchen to make sure they are successful, operating with quality and speed while maintaining food safety compliance. You will report to the Bay Area Operations Manager. 

  • Culinary Management.  Create a culture of excellence that supports cooking menus to the highest operational standards. You will oversee ordering and inventory control ensuring that the team has what they need to successfully cook and fulfill orders daily.
  • Operations Management. Manage regular cleaning and maintenance schedules and cost with vendors, oversee health and safety of the kitchen facility and overall - ensure that the kitchen infrastructure is in good working condition.
  • Team Management Manage the culinary team, building a strong team culture. This includes scheduling, training, and conducting performance management for your team. You will oversee 5-6 line cooks with an opportunity to grow the team. 

You’re excited about this opportunity because you...

  • Are cuisine-curious and love to cook across multiple culinary concepts 
  • Love to build processes and see a plan in action
  • Are passionate about cooking consistently from a playbook  
  • Want to work in new restaurant models including delivery-only environments.

We’re excited about you because…

  • You have 5 years or more experience cooking and managing in a high volume kitchen environment including fast-casual, QSR, and from-scratch restaurants
  • You have 2 years of experience managing a team including hiring and firing responsibilities
  • You have experience managing to results including food cost and labor cost goals
  • You have a ServeSafe Managers License and have meticulous cleanliness standards  


Why You’ll Love Working at DoorDash

  • We are leaders - Leadership is not limited to our management team. It’s something everyone at DoorDash embraces and embodies.
  • We are doers - We believe the only way to predict the future is to build it. Creating solutions that will lead our company and our industry is what we do -- on every project, every day. 
  • We are learners - We’re not afraid to dig in and uncover the truth, even if it’s scary or inconvenient. Everyone here is continually learning on the job, no matter if we’ve been in a role for one year or one minute.
  • We are customer-obsessed - Our mission is to grow and empower local economies. We are committed to our customers, merchants, and dashers and believe in connecting people with possibility.
  • We are all DoorDash - The magic of DoorDash is our people, together making our inspiring goals attainable and driving us to greater heights. 
  • We offer great compensation packages and comprehensive health benefits.

About DoorDash

DoorDash is a technology company that connects customers with their favorite local and national businesses in over 4,000 cities and all 50 states across the United States and Canada. Founded in 2013, DoorDash empowers merchants to grow their businesses by offering on-demand delivery, data-driven insights, and better in-store efficiency, providing delightful experiences from door to door. By building the last-mile delivery infrastructure for local cities, DoorDash is bringing communities closer, one doorstep at a time. Read more on the DoorDash blog or at

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

We’re committed to growing and empowering a more inclusive community within our company, industry, and cities. That’s why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of the best and brightest from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has room at the table and the tools, resources, and opportunity to excel. 


Keywords: DoorDash, Redwood City , Executive Chef/General Manager, Other , Redwood City, California

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