CHEF, BANQUET – Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY

Company Name: Compass Group Holdings PLC

Location: HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY, US - 41076

Job Duration: 2021-07-22 to 2021-08-21


At Chartwells Higher Education, people are at the core of our business. Together we build innovative food service concepts and serve fresh, local and nutritious meals at over 270 college campuses across the country. Twice named the Fastest Growing Brand by Nation’s Restaurant News, at Chartwells we take pride in creating opportunities for associates to grow their careers and achieve their development goals within the company.

Job Summary

In this role you will supervise and participate in food preparation and quality, physical maintenance and inventory functions to ensure high quality standards, safety, and revenue goals are met at a higher education account.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the creation and recommends menu changes
  • Recommends and implements procedural/production changes
  • Assures compliance with all sanitation Serve-Safe and safety requirements
  • Performs culinary management of food service operation to include inventory, ordering and receiving
  • Demonstrates proficiency in menu development, cost controls, and purchasing and inventory with a focus on sourcing and utilizing local food products
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Culinary Degree Required, Associates Degree Preferred
  • 1-3 years of relevant culinary experience preferred
  • High volume production and catering experience
  • Extensive knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation
  • Desire to work with an industry leader preferred

Apply to Chartwells Higher Education today!

Chartwells Higher Education is a member of Compass Group USA

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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)


Associates at Chartwells Higher Ed 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)

Req ID: 565412

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