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Sr Executive Chef Santa Clara University

Company: Bon Appetit
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Bon Appetit
Position Title: Sr Executive Chef Santa Clara University Our Passion is Food!At Bon Appetit Management Company we are committed to two things, great food and outstanding service! At Bon Appetit you won't find our managers referring to a corporate recipe book or our chefs microwaving the lunch special. We do not have standardized recipes or central commissaries, instead, our chefs and managers are expected to stay abreast of current culinary trends and bring cutting edge food into their cafes. We are a restaurant company that operates in contract food service. That means you will have the freedom to be creative, take risks, and truly shine. We are committed to our staff growing, trying new things, and learning all that they can. Our rapid growth and breadth of accounts translates into exciting opportunities for our people!Job Summary
Job Summary:Working as a Senior Executive Chef will allow you the opportunity to work with GREAT people like yourself! The purpose of this job is to lead culinary operations in all areas of a unit insuring on trend, efficient, safe and sanitary food production. You will be responsible for menu development, inventory, purchasing, food cost controls and staff management and development.Key Responsibilities:

  • Develops high culinary standards for our retail, board meals, dining and catering operations
  • Trains, develops and provides inspirational leadership to local culinary team
  • Leads Corporate Social Responsibility, food seasonality, health/wellness and high-quality culinary arts on campus
  • Analyzes ongoing performance and trends in the local operation and devises and leads improvements
  • Demonstrates a complete understanding of daily menu items and is able to explain them to customers accuratelyPreferred Qualifications:
    • Culinary degree preferred
    • Bachelor's Degree in Food Services Technology/Management/or related field preferred
    • Three to five years of progressive culinary or kitchen management experience, depending upon formal degree or training
    • Experience with planning and managing catering events from a culinary perspective
    • Strong leadership skills and desire to work with an industry leader
    • Comprehensive knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation
    • Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office, Email and the Internet)
    • Ability to communicate on various levels including management, departmental, customer and associate
    • ServSafe - CertificationApply to Bon Appetit today!Bon Appetit is a member of Compass Group USA.Associates at Bon Appetit -are offered many fantastic benefits.
      • Medical
      • Dental
      • Vision
      • Life Insurance/ AD
      • Disability Insurance
      • Retirement Plan
      • Paid Time Off
      • 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)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: - -1094807Bon Appetit -SABRINA VERA -

Keywords: Bon Appetit, Santa Clara , Sr Executive Chef Santa Clara University, Hospitality & Tourism , Santa Clara, California

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