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Company: Chartwells Schools
Location: St. Louis, MO
Career Level: Executive
Industries: Food, Beverage


Posted Date: Oct 16, 2020



Position Title: Area Executive Chef 

Location: position can be based in Arkansas or Missouri, and must be willing and able to travel



Want to influence a generation?  How about working in a place where you know you make a difference? At Chartwells, we provide over 2 million meals each day to students at more than 4,500 schools, ranging from large public institutions to small charter and private schools. Our goal is to ensure kids leave the cafeteria happier and healthier than they come in. That's why we serve food kids love to eat and create programs that encourage fun and discovery.



Job Summary


Working as an Area Executive Chef, you are responsible for supporting and overseeing culinary operations for a multi-state territory.  You will support a team of chefs and associates, provide coverage, training, purchasing, ensure menu compliance and oversee all safety and sanitation as it pertains to the accounts.  You may be responsible for managing the departments scheduling, discipline, and/or hiring in partnership with the on-site Directors.  You may assist the Directors of Dining Services and Regional Executive Chef in developing new menus, recipes, and ordering. This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic, entrepreneurial Culinary professional!



Key Responsibilities:

  • Supports all facets of the culinary operations for multiple K-12 dining accounts across a multi-state territory
  • Provides frontline culinary resources and support
  • Assists with food cost control, menu planning, purchasing, and ensures food quality guidelines are followed
  • Assists with planning and creating menus
  • Produces and executes catering events
  • Teaches, trains and mentors chefs
  • Responsible for driving innovation in all accounts
  • Will bring up the skill level of chefs in the district
  • Rolls out new culinary programs in conjunction with Company marketing and culinary team
  • Develops and communicates strategies for improving customer experience
  • Provides training programs to assure consistent, high quality food
  • Other duties as assigned



Preferred Qualifications:

  • Culinary degree required
  • A minimum of five years of culinary management experience is required
  • At least two years of multi-site culinary management experience is required
  • High volume production and catering experience is preferred
  • Previous experience managing cost controls
  • Valid Drivers License, and the ability to travel up to 70%
  • Desire to learn and grow with a top notch foodservice company




Apply to Chartwells Schools today!

Chartwells Schools 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.

Req ID:  429420

Chartwells K12 



Poplar Bluff, MO 63901 | Springfield, MO 65807 | Kansas City, MO 64108

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