Executive Chef

  • Chartwells Higher Education Dining Services
  • Seattle, Washington
  • Nov 23, 2022
Full time

Job Description

At over 300 college & universities around the country, Chartwells Higher Education is re-inventing the on-campus dining experience. We are challenging the norm and setting new standards by investing in high-tech, food-infused social spaces that bring people together to promote meaningful relationships and interactions. We are food-forward difference makers, bound together by a desire to feed hungry minds and prepare students for success.


We are currently seeking an Executive Chef for a premiere account at Seattle University, the largest independent university in the Northwest! Our Executive Chef will oversee culinary operations to meet production, presentation, and service standards for a high volume retail operation with multiple dining concepts. We want to facilitate your growth as a professional in culinary arts, and at Chartwell's, you will find growth opportunities to be endless.


  • Supervises and trains chefs, cooks and other team members on food preparation/ presentation, safe food handling, operation of equipment, food safety and sanitation
  • Ensure culinary standards including recipe compliance and food quality are implemented
  • Coordinates the development and accurate execution of new menus and concepts
  • Maintains inventory of food and non-food supplies to stay within established guidelines while assuring that necessary product is available when needed
  • Complies with federal, state and local health and sanitation regulations and department sanitation procedures
  • Forecasts annual food and labor costs and monitors actual financial results
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Three to five years of progressive culinary/kitchen management experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of food trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation
  • Experienced with computers; to include Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power Point), Outlook, E-mail and the Internet
  • High volume, complex foodservice operations experience-highly desirable
  • ServSafe Certified-highly desirable

Apply to Chartwells Higher Education today!

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