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New England Culinary Institute staff members thrive on the energy and excitement of being part of a leader in culinary education. Every staff member at NECI contributes to our students? educational experience.
The New England Culinary Institute is looking for a Chef Manger for our operations at National Life. The Chef Manager for National Life is responsible for representing New England Culinary Institute in the smooth daily operations of the dining and kitchen facilities with a focus on fresh, local, healthy and nutritious meals for our clients at National Life and our Meals on Wheels clients.
Job Duties: ? Develop and manage menus for varied clientele including Meals on Wheels, primary client and all National Life catered functions. Manages food costs to budget. ? Trains, develops and manages kitchen and service staff and manages costs to budget and scheduling. Manages annual performance reviews. ? Develop annual budgets and manages all food cost, labor and controllable expenses to budget. ? Works with Vice President of Facilities for National Life to develop safety plans, maintenance and facility plans; nutritional planning; company programs including garden program. ? Manages in-house catering for all National Life properties , including Hopkins Guest House, Records Building, State Office on Campus; this includes all NL sponsored charitable programs. ? Maintains exceptionally high sanitation and safety standards that reflect positively on NECI and National Life. ? Works with sous chef to ensure smooth and timely daily meal prep and service time. ? Responsible for covering classes as needed. ? Honor special requests from guests whenever possible, modeling for the students the appropriate behavior and the importance of satisfying our guests. ? Take initiative and work cooperatively with other team members to problem solve daily operational issues. ? Attend scheduled training sessions and meetings as assigned. ? Participate in assigned committees. ? Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Bachelor?s degree plus 3-5 years relevant experience. Experience providing counseling/advisory support services to students is preferred. Must have strong communication skills and familiarity with local community and food & beverage industry preferred.
New England Culinary Institute (NECI) is one of the leading culinary schools in the United States, and is located in Vermont. Most people can only dream of living and working in such a beautiful part of the country. If you are passionate about the culinary arts and about teaching, this can be a dream come true.
We have more than 700 students and accredited Associate and Bachelor Degree and Certificate programs. Culinary students spend 75% of their education in hands-on experience in our food service operations, all open to the public. We operate restaurants, bakeries, bars, a statewide off-premise catering operation, non-commercial food services, and on-premise banquet/conference facilities while maintaining one of the lowest student to teacher ratios in culinary education.
Our faculty is made up of chefs and other industry professionals who are passionate about sharing their love for the food service industry and committed to training a new generation of professionals who will carry on old traditions and create new ones.