Executive Chef

Compass Group
Owings Mills, MD
May 16, 2018
May 21, 2018
Food Service, Chef
Full Time
Location: OWINGS MILLS, MD CulinArt Group operates over 250 onsite corporate, higher education, private school, healthcare and destination recreation/leisure dining facilities in 18 states, including cafés, coffee bars, concessions, executive dining, catering and conference dining, social catering/special events, office coffee service and vending. CulinArt's extremely diverse client portfolio affords great opportunities for career advancement within the company, across multiple industry segments and geographic regions. Job Summary As a member of management team, the Executive Chef develops and plans menus, establishes recipes and food purchase specifications, coordinates, executes, supervises and evaluates all the food production activities of a fast-paced, customer satisfaction-focused operation. The Executive Chef will assist in the management of the strategic and day-to-day operations. The Executive Chef maintains highest professional food quality and sanitation standards. Key Responsibilities: Plans regular and modified menus according to established guidelines Follows standardized recipes, portioning and presentation standards. Completes and utilizes daily production worksheets and waste log sheets. Tastes completed meals to ensure quality Trains kitchen staff in food preparation, safe handling, operation of equipment, food safety and sanitation based on Company and regulatory standards Establishes and maintains cleaning and maintenance schedules for equipment, storage and work areas. Ensures that kitchen staff follows and completes schedules as assigned Maintains inventory of food and non-food supplies to stay within established guidelines while assuring that necessary product is available when needed Makes all decisions regarding utilization of leftover food products staying within Company guidelines for such products Complies with federal, state and local health and sanitation regulations and department sanitation procedures as evidenced through local health department and third-party audits Follows facility, department, and Company safety policies and procedures to include occurrence reporting Participates and attends departmental meetings, staff development, and professional programs, as appropriate Preferred Qualifications: BS Degree in Culinary Arts, Food Services Technology/Management/or related field; or AOS Degree in Culinary Arts or culinary certificate and required experience Minimum of three to five years of progressive culinary/kitchen management experience, depending upon formal degree or training Catering experience a plus High volume foodservice operations experience - highly desirable Institutional and batch cooking experiences Hands-on chef experience a must Comprehensive knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation Must be experienced with computers; to include Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power Point), Outlook, E-mail and the Internet ServSafe certified - highly desirable Apply to CulinArt today! CulinArt is a member of Compass Group USA Click here to Learn More about the Compass Story! 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. Req ID: 180486 CulinArt Sector MELISSA E LEPORE SALARIED EXEMPT