Executive Chef - The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches

Executive Chef - The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches

Compass Group USA Inc | West Palm Beach, FL, 33409, US
Salary Range:$38,000 – $54,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 8 days ago

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About Levy

The disruptor in defining the sports and entertainment hospitality experience, Levy is recognized as the market leader and most critically acclaimed hospitality company in its industry. Twice named one of the 10 most innovative companies in sports by Fast Company magazine and one of the top three Best Employers for Diversity in America by Forbes, Levy's diverse portfolio includes award-winning restaurants; iconic sports and entertainment venues, zoos and cultural institutions, theaters, and convention centers; as well as the Super Bowl, Grammy Awards, US Open Tennis Tournament, Kentucky Derby, and NHL, MLB, NBA, NFL, and MLS All-Star Games.

Job Summary

The high performance chef will maximize player health and performance through the creation of nutritionally optimal meals and snacks for the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros players and coaches at the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches. The high performance chef will be responsible for overseeing the culinary performance staff. As a multi-disciplinary team member, the high performance chef will work in collaboration with the director of performance nutrition to provide fresh, local, sustainable, and nutrient dense meals tailored specifically to the needs of the players and coaches.

Detailed Responsibilities

* Develop recipes, source, create and execute high-performance menus for all player and coach meals and ownership needs, with a focus on local, nutrient dense, high quality foods to optimize player health, performance, and recovery

* Manage culinary staff, including hiring appropriate personnel, scheduling and reviewing hours, conducting regular performance reviews, and, if necessary, terminating staff in conjunction with human resources

* Coordinate, engage and guide culinary staff regarding menu execution, ingredient utilization, equipment operation, kitchen flow, time management, food safety and sanitization

* Train and mentor all culinary staff within the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches facility via continuing education and workshops to ensure the highest level of service and quality

* Establish culinary budget, including menu costing, inventory tracking and invoice processing

* Establish relationships with quality, nutritional-minded vendors to procure seasonal, local and sustainable ingredients

* Establish and maintain a standardized recipe database based on performance nutrition principles

* Integrate high nutritional value into menu items through ingredient utilization and cooking methods without compromise to taste, quality or presentation

* Demonstrate creativity and variety within menu items balancing simple, elevated, and refined recipes

Skills and Experience

* A minimum of five (5) years of experience in the food & beverage industry as an Executive Chef
* A minimum of three (3) years of experience in a culinary management role within an athletic nutrition setting (ex. professional sports team, collegiate athletic department, or olympic team setting)
* Bachelors' degree in culinary arts, nutrition, food science or related field
* Education and experience in all forms of culinary performance nutrition as well as dietary restrictions, food allergens, and dietary practices including Kosher, Halal, Vegan, etc.
* Demonstrate forward thinking culinary approach to athlete eating habits always
* Food safety certification such as ServSafe
* Executive Chef Certification from ACF, NCF, CIA and award-winning performance throughout career, preferred

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Positions at this location may require a COVID-19 vaccination. Where permitted by law, applicants who are offered a position for this account may be asked about their vaccination status, which must meet minimum business requirements. All religious, medical, or other legally recognized exemptions regarding vaccination status will be considered.

Levy is a member of Compass Group USA. Compass Group/Levy is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass/Levy, 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)

At Levy, team = family. And we'll always take care of family, learn more about Levy benefits offered.

* Medical
* Dental
* Vision
* Life Insurance/ AD
* Disability Insurance
* Retirement Plan
* Flexible Time Off Plan
* Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)
* Associate Shopping Program
* Health and Wellness Programs
* Discount Marketplace
* Identity Theft Protection
* Pet Insurance
* Commuter Benefits
* Employee Assistance Program
* Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

Req ID: 1129141

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