Position:  Executive Chef
Location:  kalispell, MT
Job Id:  952
# of Openings:  1

Executive Chef
Thomas Cuisine Management 
This key leadership position is directly responsible for the successful operation of the Culinary Department in an Acute Care Hospital. The Executive Chef ensures client, customer service/satisfaction with efficient cost effective management meeting and exceeding stated expectations. You will be responsible for all food service related activities which includes:
  • Manage the daily operations of the kitchen area
  • Implementing the production process
  • Managing food cost / labor cost and having overall understanding of HACCP, under the direction of the Food  Service Director
  • You will also be responsible for developing, mentoring and coaching internal associates.
  • Implementation of systematic production methods
  • Standardized recipes
  • Portion control
  • Menu development and purchasing requirements.
  • In carrying out assigned responsibilities, the Executive Chef must comply with all client policies and regulatory agencies.
  • Successful candidates will have previous leadership and food service management experience, college degree  preferred.
  • B.S. Degree in Culinary Arts, Food Services Technology/Management/or related field; or A.O.S. Degree in Culinary Arts or culinary certificate and required experience

  • Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of progressive culinary/kitchen management experience, depending upon formal degree or training

  • Extensive catering experience a plus

  • High volume, complex foodservice operations experience - highly desirable

  • Scratch cooking experiences

  • Hands-on chef experience a must

  • Comprehensive knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation

  • Must be experienced with computers; to include Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power Point), Outlook, E-mail and the Internet

  • Must be willing to participate in patient satisfaction programs/activities

  • ServSafe certified - highly desirable

  • Must be able to successfully complete criminal background checks (State and Federal) and drug screenings
If you are a Culinary Professional seeking a position with a fantastic quality of life environment, then you do not want to miss out on this great opportunity.

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