Site logo
Job Type:


Company: The Indigo Road Hospitality Group

Job Type



Hospitality Starts Here…

Welcome to the heart of hospitality! At The Indigo Road Hospitality Group (IRHG), we’re on a mission to redefine the hospitality industry, and it all begins with our exceptional team. Founded in 2009 by Steve Palmer, our philosophy is simple: by taking care of our team, we ensure they naturally provide exceptional care to our cherished guests. It’s more than just a job; it’s a family, a lifestyle, and an exciting journey you won’t want to miss.

The Role: Executive Chef – Oak Steakhouse Charlotte

We’re in search of a passionate and creative Executive Chef to join the IRHG family at Oak Steakhouse Charlotte. As the culinary maestro of our upscale Steakhouse dining experience, you’ll bring your expertise in traditional steakhouse cuisine and thrive in the energy of a scratch kitchen environment. If you’re a culinary visionary ready to make your mark, we invite you to embark on this thrilling journey with us.

What You Need:

  • Culinary Mastery: Proven experience as an Executive Chef with a strong background in Steakhouse cuisine.
  • Innovative Spirit: A passion for exploring new culinary trends and techniques.
  • Team Leadership: Demonstrated success in leading high-performing culinary teams.
  • Scratch Kitchen Expertise: Experience and expertise in a scratch kitchen environment.
  • Organizational Prowess: Strong organizational and leadership skills.
  • Location: Charlotte, NC- Oak Steakhouse Charlotte



Flexibility: Your schedule may vary (days, nights, weekends, holidays) based on seasonality, covers, and hours of operation. In general, you can anticipate working 50 to 55 hours a week.

In Your Role, You Will:

  • Foster Collaboration: Promote a “one-team, one-dream” mentality that encourages the recruitment and nurturing of the right individuals who are ready to serve our guests, achieve financial goals, and create memorable experiences.
  • Cultivate Humility & Transparency: Create a culture of humility, transparency, and ethical conduct where everyone feels safe, cared for, and inspired.
  • Lead with Integrity: Set the example by demonstrating all responsibilities of each position in the kitchen when needed. Lead by example and set the tone for health, safety, and cleanliness throughout the property.
  • Enrich Your Community: Join volunteer and charity initiatives we support. Engage with local farms to source fresh, quality products while also educating junior team members and advocating for their growth and development.
  • Show Compassion and Empathy: Listen to your team, be understanding, and provide a humane approach when individually coaching, inspiring everyone to excel.
  • Leave a Lasting Impression: Deliver a sense of home through quality, consistency, and teamwork.
  • Embrace Positivity: Cultivate a welcoming and approachable environment that is solution-driven, with a smile.
  • Foster Fun at Work: Influence and lead a positive, collaborative, and enjoyable team environment where everyone is treated with respect and kindness.

As a Valued Member of the Team, You Can Expect:

  • Competitive Compensation: Competitive base pay, performance-based bonuses (paid quarterly), and PTO benefits after 90 days.
  • Health & Wellness: Comprehensive health insurance coverage, including medical, dental, vision, and more.
  • Financial Planning: Access to a 401K plan with a 50% match on your first 6% investment, along with Roth options.
  • Home Loan Program: We offer a zero-interest housing loan program to help you achieve your dream of home ownership.
  • Employee Discounts: Enjoy discounts at our 15 restaurant concepts and growing boutique hotels division.
  • Family Time: Benefit from 4 weeks of PTO for maternity/paternity leave.

How to Apply:

If you are a culinary virtuoso with a love for Japanese cuisine and the skills to match, we invite you to join the O-Ku Atlanta family. Please submit your resume, along with a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and your approach to Japanese cuisine.

Oak Charlotte is an equal opportunity employer, and we celebrate diversity in all aspects of our workplace. Everyone has a seat at our table.

Note: The above job description is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

Print Job Listing
We use cookies to improve your experience on this website. By browsing this website, you agree to this use of cookies.

Job Quick Search