ARAMARK Corporation is a world leader in providing award-winning food and facilities management services to health care institutions, universities and schools districts, stadiums and arenas, international and domestic corporations, as well as providing uniform and career apparel. ARAMARK was ranked number one in its industry in the 2004 FORTUNE 500 survey and was also named one of "America's Most Admired Companies" by FORTUNE magazine in 2004, consistently ranking since 1998 as one of the top three most admired companies in its industry as evaluated by peers. Headquartered in Philadelphia, ARAMARK has approximately 200,000 employees serving clients in 19 countries.
As an Executive Chef you will train and manage kitchen personnel and supervise/coordinate all related culinary activities; estimate food consumption and requisition or purchase food, select and develop recipes, standardize production recipes to ensure consistent quality, establish presentation technique and quality standards, plan and price menus, ensures proper equipment operation/maintenance and ensures proper safety and sanitation in the kitchen of a Hospital Food Service Department. You may cook selected items, no more than 20% of the time. You may oversee special catering events and may also offer culinary instruction and/or demonstrates culinary techniques. The Executive Chef directly supervises kitchen personnel with responsibility for hiring, discipline, performance reviews and initiating pay increases. Typically reports to a Food Service Director or General Manager.
Ideal candidates will possess a bachelor's degree or related culinary degree (preferably a CEC) with 8+ years of industry & culinary management experience. The ability to manage in a diverse environment with focus on client and customer services is essential to success in this role. Previous experience with control of food & labor cost, demonstration cooking, menu development and pricing and development of culinary team preferred. P&L accountability and/or contract-managed service experience is desirable.
ARAMARK is a world leader in providing managed services -- including food, facility and other support services, uniform and career apparel. ARAMARK has leadership positions serving the business, education, healthcare, government, sports and recreation sectors. In 2003, ARAMARK is rated No. 1 in the outsourcing services category in FORTUNE Magazine's 'Most Admired Companies in America' and is among the Top 10 companies overall. Headquartered in Philadelphia, ARAMARK has approximately 200,000 employees serving customers in 18 countries.
Culinary Arts Degree Preferred
Northeast, USA; New Jersey; New York; Pennsylvania