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is a leader in providing food, facility, clinical technology and senior living services to nearly 1300 healthcare organizations throughout North America. Our presence is felt throughout the entire healthcare continuum, from patients, visitors and residents, to nurses and physicians. That's why we believe our people are truly our greatest asset. And it's why we're committed to creating an internal culture where the best people want to work - with a dedication to diversity, exceptional career development, competitive benefits and compensation, and generous community initiatives that make a difference.
ARAMARK Healthcare is searching for an Executive Chef with high volume cooking/culinary experience for a Healthcare System in Lubbock, TX. Reporting to the General Manager, the Executive Chef plans, administers and directs all unit activities related to food production and culinary, complying with the standards established by ARAMARK Healthcare, regulatory agencies and client. Directs food production managers and staff and supervises/coordinates all culinary activities. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other departments to provide a unified food service experience for patients, residents, visitors and employees.
Delivers strong operational performance by executing against ARAMARK Healthcare and regulatory agency standards and programs, continually monitoring operations, and completing assessments and necessary action plans to provide optimal food quality and meal service.
Drives patient and customer satisfaction, and maintains client relationships through rounding.
Ensures compliance to food safety, sanitation, and overall workplace safety standards.
Supervises, staffs, trains, conducts applicable rounding and manages the performance of the department to include the Food Production Manager, Food Service Supervisors and/or front line staff regarding food presentation, quality, cost control and food safety and sanitation.
Responsible for managing process of purchasing, receiving, and managing food production activities in compliance with ARAMARK Healthcare food production systems.
Manages and controls resources and materials to ensure quality, adequacy of supply and cost control within budgetary guidelines, and responsible for menu planning, pre-costing and post-costing.
Oversees special catering events and may also offer culinary instruction and/or demonstrates culinary techniques.
Bachelor's Degree or Associates or related culinary degree is required
Certified Executive Chef preferred
A minimum of 4-8 years of high end culinary management experience in a multi-unit environment including restaurants, concessions and banquet/catering preferred. Individuals from conference center or large hotel with multiple conference rooms will do well.
Must be able to manage Production Managers (kitchen/food production) and 40 FTE's.
Ability to manage simultaneous events and a large staff in a diverse environment with focus on client and customer services is essential to success in this role.
Previous experience with profit and loss accountability, control of food and labor cost, high banquet volume, menu development and pricing, vendor relations, and development of culinary team is required for both positions.
Ability to manage in a diverse environment with focus on client and customer services is vital to success in this role.
P&L accountability and/or contract-managed service experience is desirable.
Strong organizational, verbal and written communication, as well as time management skills are essential.
The talent to multi-task while providing a high level of customer service is critical.
Experience with and knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications required.