Compass Group, North America EXECUTIVE CHEF in Washington/Metro, District Of Columbia

EXECUTIVE CHEF 11/30/16District of Columbia-Washington/Metro

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Job ID: DJ11301669709Great People. Real Opportunities.Description:

Become part ofRestaurant Associates, a name that has been synonymous with exciting restaurant concepts and high quality foodservice for over half a century. RA is a New York City leader in the foodservice industry for some of the nation's premier museums, performing arts centers and corporate accounts. Restaurant Associates’ commitment to upscale dining has led the way to develop successful culinary programs. If you share our belief in the value of delivering Superior Quality Food and Delivery Hospitality Excellence, we invite you to learn more about Restaurant Associates’ dynamic select team of professionals. Come share your talents with one of the nations’ fastest-growing, multi-million dollar organizations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in employee meetings and training programs

  • Conduct safety, sanitation and maintenance programs

  • Lead the catering culinary team

  • Maintain food cost while ensuring quality standards

  • Maintain an active role in managing team developments

  • Manage purchasing and inventory controls

  • Performs related duties and special projects as assigned

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in Culinary Arts is preferred or equivalent professional experience

  • 10-13 years progressive culinary management experience

  • Must possess at least 7 years in menu development

  • Self-starter, innovative and ability to multitask

  • Maintain a positive attitude under pressure and motivate team

  • Must be knowledgeable on HACCP controls along with proper storage and use of food

  • Knowledge of budgets, labor costs, inventory controls

  • Strong leadership, coaching and training skills

  • Must possess a passion for excellence

  • Computer skills: proficient in Microsoft Office

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to lift, bend and carry up to 40 lbs.

  • Knowledge of safe and sanitary food handling principles

  • Conformity to the highest standards of personal integrity and ethical behavior

  • ServSafe or Department of Health certification a plus

Apply to Restaurant Associates today!

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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.

Requirements:

Career LevelManagement (Manager/Director)SectorPremier Hospitality, Restaurant AssociatesAreas of InterestFoodservice - Cultural Center, Foodservice - Hotels/Conference Center, Foodservice - Restaurants, Foodservice - Business/Corporate DiningEducationAssociate's Degree/2 Year CollegeLocaleDistrict of Columbia-Washington/MetroPreferred LanguageEnglish