Executive Chef

  • Tompkins Cortland Community College
  • 235 S Cayuga St, Ithaca, NY 14850
  • Nov 23, 2022
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

EMPLOYMENT DATE:  ASAP                                        

TERM OF EMPLOYMENT:  Renewable, Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Executive Chef is responsible for all culinary operations, food cost and food production for Coltivare, while creating a quality educational environment that demonstrates best practices in the industry and maximum profitability of Coltivare. The Executive Chef is responsible for developing high quality seasonal menus that exemplify sustainability and highlight locally sourced food, including industry trends. The Executive Chef must strive to develop a culture within the kitchen that inspires energy, excitement, collaborative team work, and pride, resulting in overall guest loyalty, student success, staff satisfaction and revenue growth.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Associate’s degree from an accredited culinary school and 5 years related and progressive experience. Experience must include responsibility for hiring, training, supervising and performance evaluation of staff as well as solid use of kitchen controls management. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s or advanced degree and teaching experience in an accredited culinary arts program.  Direct involvement in farm to table menu development and procurement of local ingredients.

EXPECTED HIRING SALARY RANGE:   $65,000 - $75,000 Salary commensurate with experience, plus an excellent benefits package.                                                                              

Review of applicants to begin immediately and continue until position is filled.