EXECUTIVE CHEF-HOUSTON TX

As the leader in business and industry dining, Eurest is the company to join if you want a rewarding career packed with limitless opportunities. We feed the employees of the nation's largest and most-prestigious companies -- in every state and across all industries. As a member of Eurest's leadership and professional support team, you will help our 16,000 chefs, and in-unit associates excel as they deliver world-class meals in corporate cafes and executive dining rooms with on-site catering through vending innovations and more.

Our company is innovative, high performing and fast growing. Our teammates are enthusiastic, committed to quality and thrive on consistently delivering unparalleled results. And did we mention we work with exciting companies and at interesting locations? Come grow your career with Eurest.

Job Summary

Job Summary:

Working as the Restaurant Executive Chef you will serve as the department head for culinary operations with duties that include the food production for restaurant/executive dining room and catering functions.  You will adhere to HACCP guidelines to ensure efficient, safe and sanitary food production, preparation and presentation. You will be responsible for the handling, preparation and storage of perishable products.  Duties will 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. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Degree in Culinary Arts is preferred or equivalent professional experience
  • Five to eight years progressive culinary management experience
  • Related experience in fine dining, à la carte restaurants
  • Strong  knowledge of current food and industry trends with a focus on using quality goods, production, sanitation, food cost controls and presentation
  • Knowledge of budgets, labor costs, inventory controls
  • Strong leadership, coaching and training skills
  • Proficient computer skills to include; various computer programs, Microsoft Office programs, e-mail and the Internet
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to lift, bend and carry up to 40 lbs.
  • Knowledge of safe and sanitary food handling principles
  • ServeSafe or Department of Health certification a plus

 

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Req ID: 215948

Eurest 

MELANIE J ATKINS 

SALARIED EXEMPT