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Compensation: Up to $90,000 Per Year Year + Full Benefits
Seeking an Executive Chef to support a major sports stadium in Kansas City, MO. The Executive Chef oversees all chef managers as well as hourly culinary staff and is responsible for developing and executing culinary solutions to meet customer and client needs and tastes. Oversees and manages all stadium culinary operations to meet production, presentation, and service standards. Applies culinary techniques to food preparation and manages the final presentation and service of food.
Job Responsibilities
  • Ensure culinary production appropriately connects to the Executional Framework.
  • Ensure proper culinary standards and techniques are in place for preparation of food items, including production, presentation, and service standards.
  • Manage a culinary team, including chef managers and hourly staff, to ensure quality in final presentation of food.
  • Train and manage culinary and kitchen employees to use best practice food production techniques.
  • Coach employees by creating a shared understanding about what needs to be achieved and how it is to be achieved.
  • Reward and recognize employees.
  • Plan and execute team meetings and daily huddles.
  • Complete and maintain all staff records including training records, shift opening/closing checklists and performance data.
  • Develop and maintain effective client and guest rapport for mutually beneficial business relationships.
  • Interact directly with guests daily.
  • Aggregate and communicate regional culinary and ingredient trends.
  • Responsible for delivering food and labor targets.
  • Consistent focus on margin improvement understanding performance metrics, data, order, and inventory trends.
  • Ensure efficient execution and delivery of all culinary products in line with the daily menu.
  • Maintain integrity of the standard company food offering, responsible for always maintaining food quality and safety of items.
  • Full compliance with Operational Excellence fundamentals: managing waste, standard menus, recipes and ingredients through managing customer driven menus and labor standards.
  • Understand end to end supply chain and procurement process and systems, ensuring only authorized suppliers are used.
  • Full knowledge and implementation of the Food Framework.
  • Ensure accuracy of estimated food consumption for appropriate requisitions and/or food purchase.
  • Ensure proper equipment operation and maintenance.
  • Ensure compliance with internal company SAFE food and Quality Assurance standards, occupational and environmental safety policies in all culinary and kitchen operations.
  • Comply with all applicable policies, rules and regulations, including but not limited to those relating to safety, health, wage and hour.
  • Job duties may change or new ones may be assigned without formal notice.
  • Requires at least 4 years of culinary experience
  • At least 2 years in a management role preferred
  • Requires a culinary degree or equivalent experience
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to simplify the agenda for the team
  • Requires advanced knowledge of the principles and practices within the food profession.
    • This includes experiential knowledge required for management of people and/or problems.
  • Requires oral, reading, and written communication skills
In order to be eligible for this role you must have  :
  • Multi unit culinary management experience
  • Large catering event experience
  • S+E or Large venue experience
Apply to this Job
First Name *
Last Name *
Email *
Do you have a culinary degree? *
How many years of multi-unit culinary management experience do you have? *
How many years of large catering event experience do you have? *
Please explain your large event experience in detail. i.e. how many served, where, when, what event, what employer *
Do you have experience in the Sports & Entertainment sector? Please explain. *
This role is based in Kansas City, MO. Are you willing to relocate at your own cost or do you live locally? *
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