CHEF, EXECUTIVE SOUS – Local Traveling – Chicago, IL

Company Name: Compass Group Holdings PLC

Location: CHICAGO, IL, US - 60607

Job Duration: 2021-09-15 to 2021-10-15

Overview

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

This role is an Exectuive Sous Chef supporting multiple higher education accounts in the Chicago area.  This role will travel to several higher education accounts that are geographically very close.  This individual will be responsible for supporting the Executive Chef in overseeing kitchen operations while maintaining a safe and sanitary work environment for the staff at a higher education accounts with Chartwells. You will prepare or direct the preparation of meals in accordance with corporate programs and guidelines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assists Executive Chef to assure compliance with all sanitation, ServSafe, safety, production, and merchandising requirements
  • Motivates, trains, develops and directs the back of house employees to accomplish the objectives of the operation to the satisfaction of the customers, clients, and sectors
  • Ensures that high quality food items are creatively prepared and presented in a cost effective manner
  • Assists in all phases of planning, ordering, inventory, and food preparation
  • Supports the management of cost controls and control expenditures for the account
  • Rolls out new culinary programs in conjunction with the marketing and culinary teams
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • B.S. Degree in Culinary Arts, Food Services Technology/Management/or related field; or A.O.S. Degree in Culinary Arts with additional specialized training
  • 3-5 years of relevant culinary experience
  • Mastery of a wide variety of kitchen positions and stations
  • Knowledge of food cost and how it pertains to a kitchen, product and quality identification
  • Excellent interpersonal, customer service, and oral/written communication skills
  • Applied food service sanitation certification, SERVSAFE, and/or HACCP federal guideline certification
  • Demonstrated understanding of current culinary market/trends and creative food presentation preferred
  • Ability to travel up to 50% to local accounts.

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: 883135

Chartwells HE 

CINDY SCHOENFELD 

SALARIED EXEMPT