At Chartwells Higher Education, people are at the core of our business. Together we build innovative food service concepts and serve fresh, local and nutritious meals at over 270 college campuses across the country. Twice named the Fastest Growing Brand by Nation’s Restaurant News, at Chartwells we take pride in creating opportunities for associates to grow their careers and achieve their development goals within the company.
Working as a Senior Executive Chef will allow you the opportunity to work with GREAT people like yourself! The purpose of this job is to lead culinary operations in all areas of a unit insuring on trend, efficient, safe and sanitary food production. You will be responsible for menu development, inventory, purchasing, food cost controls and staff management and development.
Develops high culinary standards for our retail, board meals, dining and catering operations
Trains, develops and provides inspirational leadership to local culinary team
Leads Corporate Social Responsibility, food seasonality, health/wellness and high-quality culinary arts on campus
Analyzes ongoing performance and trends in the local operation and devises and leads improvements
Demonstrates a complete understanding of daily menu items and is able to explain them to customers accurately
Culinary degree preferred
Bachelor's Degree in Food Services Technology/Management/or related field preferred
Three to five years of progressive culinary or kitchen management experience, depending upon formal degree or training
Experience with planning and managing catering events from a culinary perspective
Strong leadership skills and desire to work with an industry leader
Comprehensive knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation
Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office, Email and the Internet)
Ability to communicate on various levels including management, departmental, customer and associate
Apply to Chartwells Higher Education today!
Chartwells Higher Education is a member of Compass Group USA
Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.
Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)
Associates at Chartwells Higher Edare offered many fantastic benefits.