CHEF

  • We have an opening for a Chef position.
  • Location: Cape Girardeau, MO Note: online applications accepted only.
  • Requirement:

 

If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team.

Chartwells Higher Education brings fresh ideas and innovative concepts to higher education foodservice. We have quickly established ourselves as the leading college and university foodservice partner in the industry, and were twice named the Fastest Growing Brand by Nations Restaurant News. While we reflect on a proud past, we keep a keen eye on what is yet to come, especially in the areas of culinary development and nutrition. We foster development in a setting where mobility, teamwork, and communication flourish.

Full time associates at Chartwells Higher Education are offered many fantastic benefits such as:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance for Associates and Eligible Dependents
  • Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD)
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
  • Discount Marketplace
  • And other voluntary benefits

Job Summary



Summary: Working as a Chef, you will ensure client/customer service satisfaction is attained by providing culinary resources and support. You may be responsible for managing the departments scheduling, discipline, and/or hiring. You may work with the Executive Chef or Sous Chef in developing new menus and recipes and may be involved with ordering. This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic, entrepreneurial Culinary professional. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides frontline culinary resources and support.
  • Achieves desired food cost targets, menu planning, purchasing, and food quality guidelines.
  • Assists the Executive Chef with planning and creating menus.
  • Produces and executes catering events.
  • Rolls out new culinary programs in conjunction with marketing and culinary team.
  • Assists the Executive Chef with managing cost controls and control expenditures for the account.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of one to three years of progressive culinary/kitchen management experience and/or equivalent degree or training.
  • Hands-on chef experience is required.
  • Extensive catering experience is preferred.
  • High volume, complex food service operations experience is preferred.
  • Institutional and batch cooking experiences.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation.
  • Computer skills and knowledge of MS Office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and internet experience are required.
  • Associate’s Degree in Culinary Arts or culinary certificate and equivalent experience.
  • ServSafe Certification is preferred.

 

About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry


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).

 


Req ID: 215266 

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