Executive Chef

Compass Group USA Inc Kennett Square , PA 19348

Posted 2 months ago


Become part of Restaurant Associates, a name that has been synonymous with exciting restaurant concepts and high quality foodservice for over half a century. RA is a New York City leader in the foodservice industry for some of the nation's premier museums, performing arts centers and corporate accounts. Restaurant Associates' commitment to upscale dining has led the way to develop successful culinary programs. If you share our belief in the value of delivering Superior Quality Food and Delivery Hospitality Excellence, we invite you to learn more about Restaurant Associates' dynamic select team of professionals. Come share your talents with one of the nations' fastest-growing, multi-million dollar organizations.

Job Summary

Working as an Executive Chef will allow you the opportunity to work with GREAT people like yourself! The purpose of this job is to lead culinary operations in all areas of a unit insuring on trend, efficient, safe and sanitary food production. You will be responsible for menu development, inventory, purchasing, food cost controls and staff management and development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develops high culinary standards for our dining and catering operations

  • Trains, develops and provides inspirational leadership to local culinary team

  • Leads Corporate Social Responsibility, food seasonality, health/wellness and high-quality culinary arts

  • Analyzes ongoing performance and trends in the local operation and devises and leads improvements

  • Demonstrates a complete understanding of daily menu items and is able to explain them to customers accurately

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Culinary degree preferred

  • Bachelor's Degree in Food Services Technology/Management/or related field preferred

  • Three to five years of progressive culinary or kitchen management experience, depending upon formal degree or training

  • Experience with planning and managing catering events from a culinary perspective

  • Strong leadership skills and desire to work with an industry leader

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

  • Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office, Email and the Internet)

  • Ability to communicate on various levels including management, departmental, customer and associate

  • ServSafe Certification

Apply to Restaurant Associates today!

Restaurant Associates is a member of Compass Group USA

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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)

Associates at Restaurant Associates are offered many fantastic benefits.

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Life Insurance/ AD

  • Disability Insurance

  • Retirement Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)

  • Associate Shopping Program

  • Health and Wellness Programs

  • Discount Marketplace

  • Identity Theft Protection

  • Pet Insurance

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

Req ID: 1077538

Restaurant Associates



Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

Job Segment: Executive Chef, Chef, Culinary, Food Service, Kitchen, Hospitality

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Executive Chef

Compass Group USA Inc