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Executive Chef

Patrice & Associates - VIP Midland, MI
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $52,000 to $57,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: dental, life_insurance, medical, vision, 401k
Job Description

EXECUTIVE CHEF-UNIVERSITY

$52,000 TO $57,500

Medical, Dental, Vision

401K

Bonus Opportunities

 

As the campus culinary expert, the Executive Chef works within the Dining Services Department to ensure that high quality, properly seasoned, nutritious food and menus are being provided throughout the operation, in a fiscally responsible and sustainable manner. You'll be part of a Dining Services Management team that works professionally together to make sure the needs of the customer, client, staff and colleagues are met. 

Essential Functions/Responsibilities 

  • Ensures that all hot, cold and bakery food production is well coordinated and staffed efficiently campus wide. 
  • Responsible for achieving budgetary goals (along with the directors of residential dining / retail and catering) for these departments on campus. 
  • Responsible for standardization of inventory product in both kitchens. 
  • Works with the Director of Residential and Retail Dining and Director of Catering to identify high potential employees for future leadership positions, assess their skills, identify gaps in skill and plan training opportunities for each individual. 
  • Challenges Chef leadership to develop on trend duty, staff training and support in order to provide excellence in variety and quality. 
  • Ensures that sanitation standards are upheld at all times. 
  • Oversight of training and manages all kitchen staff. 
  • Orchestrates all hiring, scheduling, timekeeping, performance appraisals, and disciplinary actions of kitchen staff. 
  • Selects appropriate vendors according to  purchasing agreement and guidelines. 
  • Oversees all food purchases and controls inventory in a fiscally responsible manner. 
  • Oversees the development of and selections of  recipes to be used within the operations. 
  • Leads Chefs in  the production of menus and recipes to ensure that quality is offered at all times; communicates with the CDS Home Office regarding changes to the CDS production recipes and menus as necessary. 
  • Ensures that the Sous Chefs estimate and forecast food consumption, monitoring production volumes, and adjusting future production as needed; maintains budgetary controls. 
  • Ensures that an organized system of comprehensive production record keeping is maintained. 
  • Establishes the standards of food presentation. 
  • Establishes food quality standards; participates in Food Committee meetings. 
  • Plans, costs and prices menus along with production leadership teams. 
  • Ensures that all kitchen equipment works and is maintained properly and kitchen is organized. 

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

 

  • The Executive Chef position involves the physical work of running a kitchen based on the staffing, budget, and customer service requirements at each account. These responsibilities include moving inventory, product, carts, tables, etc. as well as food preparation and production using kitchen utensils and commercial kitchen equipment.  Environment may include hot, humid, or cold temperatures.
  • May require extended working hours at times. 
  • Methods to perform essential job functions will be reasonably accommodated to allow individuals with disabilities to perform them.

Education – Skills - Expectations 

  • Culinary Arts Degree, with a minimum of 5 years culinary experience. 
  • ServSafe Certification. 
  • ServSafe Allergen Certification 
  • Management experience preferred. 
  • Membership to the American Culinary Federation preferred. 
  • Must possess a positive, can-do attitude, be detail-oriented, and possess a well-rounded knowledge of the food service industry.
  • Must maintain professionalism at all times, and work with others in a cooperative manner, even while working under pressure. Willing to engage actively in the physical work of a high-quality hospitality service operation.
  • As a representative of Creative Dining Services, must function in accordance with our corporate Mission, Vision, and Core Values statements. 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Company Description
We are part of the largest Hospitality Recruiting Network in North America. From Entry-Level Managers to General Managers or Chefs at all levels to Multi-Unit Managers, Corporate Staff and the C-Suite, we MATCH the right Leaders with the right Companies - NATIONWIDE!!

We represent most major restaurant and hotel chains, as well as single-unit operations and the most exciting emerging brands poised to grow explosively -- casual and fine dining, fast-casual and fast food/ QSR, themed dining clubs, family-style and buffet, airport/ mall/ travel plaza operations, corporate and boutique hotels, resorts, casinos, and supermarket/ grocers -- the biggest and best look to us.

TOP 5 Advantages YOU get working with Patrice & Associates - VIP Recruiting...

1. We know openings that are not on job boards (the best usually aren't)
2. We get qualified candidates directly to the decision makers (jump the line)
3. We work for YOU for FREE as a Career Coach to find YOU the perfect career!
4. We work confidentially, protecting your job while we look for new opportunities
5. You get to be part of our secure database for future exclusive opportunities

EOE - Equal Opportunity Employer

Patrice & Associates - VIP

Why Work Here?

Excellent Work/Life Balance with Progressive Career Opportunities

We are part of the largest Hospitality Recruiting Network in North America. From Entry-Level Managers to General Managers or Chefs at all levels to Multi-Unit Managers, Corporate Staff and the C-Suite, we MATCH the right Leaders with the right Companies - NATIONWIDE!! We represent most major restaurant and hotel chains, as well as single-unit operations and the most exciting emerging brands poised to grow explosively -- casual and fine dining, fast-casual and fast food/ QSR, themed dining clubs, family-style and buffet, airport/ mall/ travel plaza operations, corporate and boutique hotels, resorts, casinos, and supermarket/ grocers -- the biggest and best look to us. TOP 5 Advantages YOU get working with Patrice & Associates - VIP Recruiting... 1. We know openings that are not on job boards (the best usually aren't) 2. We get qualified candidates directly to the decision makers (jump the line) 3. We work for YOU for FREE as a Career Coach to find YOU the perfect career! 4. We work confidentially, protecting your job while we look for new opportunities 5. You get to be part of our secure database for future exclusive opportunities EOE - Equal Opportunity Employer

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