The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for an Executive Chef position within the Dining Services Department.
Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement.
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The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes:
The Executive Chef position offers effective culinary leadership and is a necessary resource for quality assurance/innovation, and is responsible for menu ideation/evolution, collaborating to establish a comprehensive curriculum for culinary training, coordinating in the development of product specifications and assuring consistent quality standards/recipe integrity, as well as monitoring all food related processes, systems, costs and controls.
This position has primary responsibility for the culinary aspects of a quality dining service program, and for providing maximum customer satisfaction to students, faculty/staff, and University guests. The Executive Chef is responsible for culinary planning and oversight across all units on both the St. Paul and Minneapolis campuses.
Responsible for resident, retail and catering menu development, recipes and preparation, management of culinary and service staff (includes hiring, discipline, termination, work schedules, production and performance assessment management development and reviews); responsible for quality assurance, design and implementation of training process, innovation, selection of new products and testing.
In collaboration with the culinary leadership team, implement and manage unit-specific sustainability goals and programs, ensure financial viability of dining units through development and management of budgets based on realistic goals. Encourages creative approaches to improved financial viability including cost reduction initiatives and other related efforts.
Develop and maintain positive and professional working relationships with faculty, staff, students and other internal and external stakeholders.
Must be adaptable to a frequently changing environment and ability to remain calm in stressful situations
Good professional judgment and ability to independently make sound decisions
Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays as business levels dictate
ServSafe certification required within six months of employment
ACF certification required within one year of hire.
HOW TO APPLY
On the University of St. Thomas Jobs page, follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes uploading a resume and copy/pasting a job specific cover letter.
In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires consent and successful completion of a background screening.
The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at www.stthomas.edu/jobs.
The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer