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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
5/16/2019
Job Category:
Food Service
CHEF - Monday through Friday @ Lake Ridge Schools
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Job Description

* We have an opening for a Chefposition.
* Location:Lake Ridge Schools - Gary, IN 46408Note: online applications accepted only.
* Schedule: Monday through Friday, 6:00am - 2:00pm.
* Requirement: Must have previous culinary experience. This position requires a valid driver's license as the Chef will travel between 5 schools in the district.

If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team.

Want to influence a generation? How about working in a place where you know you make a difference. Try one of our 4000 public and private school locations managed by Chartwells School Dining Services. That's about 2.6 million young students we provide meals and food service for each day. Eat. Learn. Live exemplifies Chartwells' promise and philosophy that nourishing students is not only our business; it's our commitment to the communities in which we serve.

Full time associates at Chartwells K-12 are offered many fantastic benefits such as:

* Medical
* Dental
* Vision
* Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
* Commuter Benefits
* Wellness Program
* Employee Assistance Program
* Life Insurance for Associates and Eligible Dependents
* Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD)
* Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
* Discount Marketplace
* And other voluntary benefits

Job Summary

Summary: As a Chef, you will ensure client and customer service satisfaction is attained by providing culinary resources and support. You may be responsible for managing the departments scheduling, discipline, and/or hiring. You may assist the Executive Chef and/or Sous Chef in developing new menus, recipes, and ordering. This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic, entrepreneurial Culinary professional.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Provides frontline culinary resources and support.
* Assists with food cost control, menu planning, purchasing, and ensures food quality guidelines are followed.
* Assists with planning and creating menus.
* Produces and executes catering events.
* Rolls out new culinary programs in conjunction with marketing and culinary team.
* Assists with managing cost controls and control expenditures for the account.
* Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

* 1 to 3 years of culinary management experience.
* Experience in restaurants, hotels, corporate dining, education, military, health care, and/or related food service operations.
* Hands-on chef experience is required.
* Extensive catering experience is preferred.
* High volume batch cooking and complex food service operations experience is preferred.
* Comprehensive knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation.
* ServSafe Certification is preferred.
* Computer skills and knowledge of MS Office products including Excel.
* Associate's degree in Culinary Arts is preferred.

About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry

Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance).

Req ID: 278505

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