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Executive Chef

Company: Burcham Hills
Location: East Lansing
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionBurcham Hills is an upscale senior living retirement community located in the backyard of Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI. We currently have a vacancy for an Executive Chef to work a Full-Time schedule. In this position an Executive Chef will oversee daily operations of the kitchen and ensure the highest quality food and menu preparation and presentation and in addition to but not limited to the following duties:

  • Must be familiar with American cuisine, as well as European and regional cuisine.
  • Oversee breakfast, lunch and dinner for quality assurance of meal presentation of portion control.
  • Prepare and coordinates all meals from standardized recipes. Coordinate prep for the following day's menu.
  • Ensure an adequate number of culinary employees each shift and ensure absences are covered.
  • Manage menu and recipe development in addition to food ordering and inventory.
  • Manage budget compliance for daily food costs.
  • Maintain kitchen cleanliness and food preparation according to state and local health department code requirements. Ensure all kitchen equipment is in working order and kept clean at all times. Oversee the proper inventory, storage and use of cleaning chemicals. Keep waste to a minimum by utilizing food storage and food recycling techniques.
  • Will work closely with the Culinary Team and exhibit effective leadership skills with kitchen personnel to ensure the community's culinary standards are met for each of the approximate 300 meals served three times a day, seven days a week.If you like to smile, enjoy providing exceptional hospitality, and want to work in a fun and rewarding environment where you are positively affecting the lives of seniors, we want to hear from you!Qualifications: Associate Degree or equivalent from two year college or technical school preferred. A minimum of one year experience working with allergies, modified texture diets and therapeutic diets. Healthcare foodservice experience preferred. GFS Production Program experience preferred. ServSafe Food, Allergen and Alcohol Certified (or ability to obtain after hire). Ability to read, write, speak and comprehend written and oral instructions in English effectively, as well as follow rules and safety requirements. PERKS OUTSIDE OF THE PAYCHECK:
    • Senior advocacy
    • Rewarding hospitality driven environment
    • Growth opportunities
    • Diverse culture
    • Open door atmosphere
    • Option to be paid daily
    • Discounted employee meals
    • Free parking
    • Employee Assistance Program to all employees
    • Eligible for benefits as of the 91st day of employment if Full Time
    • Employee recognition programs
    • Beautiful, resort-like campus on 38 acres
    • Join an exceptional team!Many roles at Burcham Hills may require that we ask about your vaccination status. This could include MMR, chicken pox, hepatitis, flu and COVID-19 vaccine status. Please note that all employees are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, or apply for and receive an approved exemption, as a condition of employment.Drug-free workplace.EEO & E-verify employer.

Keywords: Burcham Hills, East Lansing , Executive Chef, Hospitality & Tourism , East Lansing, Michigan

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