Campus Executive Chef - The Catholic University Of America

Employer
Chartwells HE
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Oct 03, 2022
Closes
Oct 06, 2022
Ref
672728871
Industry
Restaurant
Hours
Full Time
Chartwells HE At over 300 college & universities around the country, Chartwells Higher Education is re-inventing the on-campus dining experience. We are challenging the norm and setting new standards by investing in high-tech, food-infused social spaces that bring people together to promote meaningful relationships and interactions. We are food-forward difference makers, bound together by a desire to feed hungry minds and prepare students for success.We are seeking hungry, humble and smart associates who are looking to join and grow with a diverse organization. We invite you to start your career journey with us and look forward to hearing from you. Job Summary This position will serve as the lead Campus Executive Chef at one of Chartwells large Universities in the greater Washington, DC area. In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing kitchen operations while maintaining a safe and sanitary work environment for the staff. You will prepare or direct the preparation of meals in accordance with corporate programs and guidelines. This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic, entrepreneurial Culinary professional.Key Responsibilities:Plans regular and modified menus according to established guidelinesFollows standardized recipes, portioning and presentation standards. Completes and utilizes daily production worksheets and waste log sheets. Tastes completed meals to ensure qualityTrains kitchen staff in food preparation, safe handling, operation of equipment, food safety and sanitation based on Company and regulatory standardsEstablishes and maintains cleaning and maintenance schedules for equipment, storage and work areas. Ensures that kitchen staff follows and completes schedules as assignedMaintains inventory of food and non-food supplies to stay within established guidelines while assuring that necessary product is available when neededMakes all decisions regarding utilization of leftover food products staying within Company guidelines for such productsComplies with federal, state and local health and sanitation regulations and department sanitation procedures as evidenced through local health department and third-party auditsFollows facility, department, and Company safety policies and procedures to include occurrence reportingParticipates and attends departmental meetings, staff development, and professional programs, as appropriatePreferred Qualifications:A.S. or equivalent experience5+ years of progressive culinary/kitchen management experience, depending upon formal degree or trainingExtensive catering experience a plusHigh volume, complex foodservice operations experience - highly desirableInstitutional and batch cooking experiencesHands-on chef experience a mustComprehensive knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentationMust be experienced with computers; to include Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power Point), Outlook, E-mail and the InternetMust be willing to participate in client satisfaction programs/activities ServSafe certified - highly desirableApply to Chartwells Higher Education today!Chartwells Higher Education is a member of Compass Group USAClick here to Learn More about the Compass StoryCompass 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 Ed are offered many fantastic benefits.MedicalDentalVisionLife Insurance/ ADDisability InsuranceRetirement PlanPaid Time OffHoliday Time Off (varies by site/state)Associate Shopping ProgramHealth and Wellness ProgramsDiscount MarketplaceIdentity Theft ProtectionPet InsuranceCommuter BenefitsEmployee Assistance ProgramFlexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)Req ID: 1103913Chartwells HE SHARON MCNEELEY [[req_classification]]