Want to influence a generation? How about working in a place where you know you make a difference? At Chartwells, we have over 4500 public and private school locations, where we serve up happy and healthy to the next generation of kids. We provide over 2 million meals and food service to young students each day. Our goal is to serve food kids love to eat and to keep school meals as a time for students to recharge and enjoy a sense of happiness.
Working as the Chef Manager Senior you will be responsible for back and front of the house operations for the food service departments. You will maintain a quality culinary program and process all financial reporting. Duties also include menu development, inventory, purchasing, labor and food cost controls, maintaining sanitation standards, and personnel management to include hiring, coaching, counseling, training and developing.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws
Participates in employee meetings and training programs
Conducts safety, sanitation and maintenance programs
Maintains food cost while ensuring quality standards
Maintains an active role in managing team developments
Manages purchasing and inventory controls
Performs related duties and special projects as assigned
Degree in Culinary Arts is preferred or equivalent professional experience
Five years progressive culinary management experience
Self-starter, innovative and ability to multitask
Maintains a positive attitude under pressure and motivate team
Must possess a passion for excellence
Must be knowledgeable on HACCP controls along with proper storage and use of food
Purchasing, food storage and sanitation experience
Knowledge of budgets, labor costs, inventory controls
Strong leadership, coaching and training skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Exceptional business etiquette and client relations
Ability to lift, bend and carry up to 40 lbs
Knowledge of safe and sanitary food handling principles
Conformity to the highest standards of personal integrity and ethical behavior
ServSafe or Department of Health certification a plus
Apply to Chartwells Schools today!
Chartwells Schools 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 K-12are offered many fantastic benefits.