ARAMARK Executive Chef - Jackson and Company, Catering and Events Production in Houston, Texas

Overview:

Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) is in the customer service business across food, facilities and uniforms, wherever people work, learn, recover, and play. United by a passion to serve, our more than 270,000 employees deliver experiences that enrich and nourish the lives of millions of people in 22 countries around the world every day. Aramark is recognized among the Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE and the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute. Learn more at www.aramark.com at http://www.aramark.com/ or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/aramark and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/aramark .

Description:

Management position, responsible for developing and executing culinary solutions to meet customer needs and tastes. Offers a wide variety of culinary solutions to meet customer and client needs and tastes. Oversees and manages culinary operations to meet production, presentation, and service standards. Applies culinary techniques to food preparation and manages the final presentation and service of food.

We are currently seeking an Executive Chef for the ARAMARK operations at Jackson & Company, located in Houston, TX.

Responsibilities:

This position requires the ability to train, develop and manage all levels of culinary staff in a diverse environment with focus on developing Executive Sous Chefs and Sous Chefs and their requisite leadership and organizational skills.

  • As an Executive Chef, you will be the culinary lead on-site responsible for the proper production and presentation of all food.

  • You will lead and train kitchen personnel, supervise and coordinate all personnel engaged in preparing and cooking food in related culinary activities, estimate food consumption, purchase food, select and develop recipes, standardize production recipes to ensure consistent quality, establish presentation techniques and quality standards and plan and price menus.

  • In addition, this position will oversee proper equipment operation and maintenance as well as proper safety and sanitation in the kitchen as per ARAMARK standards.

  • Executive Chef directly supervises kitchen personnel with responsibility for hiring, discipline, performance reviews and initiating pay increases.

  • Leadership position responsible for all culinary operations in a multi-unit, multi-million dollar sports complex comprised of restaurants, banquets, catering, concessions, and warehousing.

  • Train, manage and develop Sous Chefs and culinary staff members.

  • Partner with the Executive Steward, estimate food consumption, purchase food in a warehouse setting, manage vendor relationships, select and develop recipes, standardize production recipes to ensure consistent quality, establish presentation technique and quality standards, plan and price menus, ensure proper equipment operation/maintenance and ensure proper safety and sanitation in kitchen.

  • Offer culinary instruction and demonstrate culinary techniques and consult with clients.

  • Directly supervises the culinary staff with responsibility for hiring, discipline, performance reviews, initiating pay increases and is responsible for the continuous development of the staff.

  • This position reports to the ARAMARK General Manager.

Qualifications:

  • Requires at least 4 years experience and 1-3 years in a management role.

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran