Executive Chef

  • Thomas Cuisine
  • Helena, Montana
  • Sep 15, 2023
Full time

Job Description

Thomas Cuisine is hiring a talented Executive Chef for St. Peter's Health in Helena, MT!

Who we are

Thomas Cuisine is an award-winning, privately held contract food service company. We advocate the healing power of whole foods and believe in preparing scratch-made cuisine fresh each day. Every Thomas Cuisine team member is an ambassador, carrying out our mission, reflecting our values, and building relationships while "doing the right thing".

What's in it for you

As part of our team, the ideal candidate will gain access to supportive and smart partners, first-class learning and engagement technologies, exceptional employee wellness and medical benefits, innovative recruiting strategies and resources, and much more!

Salary Range: $70,000 - $75,000 annually, plus bonus potential!

What you will do

The Executive Chef is a key leadership position and is directly responsible for the successful operation of the Food and Nutrition Department in acute care healthcare setting.

This team member

Will help ensure client and customer satisfaction with efficient, cost-effective management.
Manages the daily operations of the kitchen area.
Implements the production process and manages food cost, and labor costs and has an overall understanding of HACCP, under the direction of the Food Service Director.
Responsible for developing, mentoring, and coaching internal associates.
Executes menu development and purchasing requirements.
In carrying out assigned responsibilities, the Executive Chef must comply with all client policies and regulatory agencies.

What you will need

Successful candidates will have previous leadership and food service management experience.
Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of progressive culinary/kitchen management experience, depending upon formal degree or training.
Strong knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation.
High volume, complex food service operations experience - highly desirable.
Scratch cooking and hands-on chef experience are a must.
Must be experienced with computers including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), Outlook, E-mail, and the Internet.
Must be willing to participate in patient satisfaction programs and activities.
ServSafe certified.
Ability to successfully pass a criminal background check (State and Federal) and drug screen.
Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious exemption.

Who you are

People who do well on our team are service-minded and have a helpful, humble, and hungry nature. The ideal candidate has a can-do attitude, a spirit of curiosity, bravery to try new things, a tendency to assume best intentions, and a hunger to learn and grow. We actively seek out team members who care deeply about the mission, passionately search for the answers to their questions, humbly lean on partners for help, tirelessly do what it takes, and reflect on their days with gratitude. If that's you, PLEASE come say "Hi"; we've been waiting for you!

Thomas Cuisine is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class. We believe in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging and our mission is to create an inclusive work environment where all employees' differences are celebrated, their thoughts matter, and everyone feels safe to bring their authentic selves to work.

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