Executive Chef
Aramark - Yosemite Hospitality

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Year Round Executive Chef at the Ahwahnee in Yosemite National Park- An opportunity not to miss!

The Ahwahnee is historical icon within the beautiful park!

Year-round
  • year round
Location:
Yosemite National Park, California
Wages/Pay:
$110,000.00 - $120,000.00 / year
Experience:
Previous experience required
Start Date:
Starts soon! (Oct 02, 2023)

This is a year-round position that offers housing.

JOB DESCRIPTION
The Executive Chef is a management position overseeing chef managers as well as hourly culinary staff, responsible for developing and executing culinary solutions to meet customer needs and tastes. Offers a wide variety of culinary solutions to meet customer and client needs and tastes. Oversees and manages culinary operations to meet production, presentation, and service standards. Applies culinary techniques to food preparation and manages the final presentation and service of food. 

COMPENSATION: The salary for this position ranges from $110,000 to $120,000 depending on circumstances including an applicant’s skills and qualifications, certain degrees and certifications, prior job experience, market data, and other relevant factors. Additional compensation may include a bonus or commission (if relevant). This is Aramark’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of compensation for this position as of the time of posting.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensures culinary production appropriately connects to the Executional Framework 
  • Ensures proper culinary standards and techniques are in place for preparation of food items, including production, presentation, and service standards 
  • Manages a culinary team, including chef managers and hourly staff, to ensure quality in final presentation of food 
  • Train and manage culinary and kitchen employees to use best practice food production techniques 
  • Coach employees by creating a shared understanding about what needs to be achieved and how it is to be achieved 
  • Reward and recognize employees 
  • Plan and execute team meetings and daily huddles 
  • Complete and maintain all staff records including training records, shift opening/closing checklists and performance data 
  • Develop and maintain effective client and guest rapport for mutually beneficial business relationships 
  • Interact directly with guests daily 
  • Aggregate and communicate regional culinary and ingredient trends 
  • Responsible for delivering food and labor targets 
  • Consistent focus on margin improvement; understanding performance metrics, data, order, and inventory trends 
  • Ensure efficient execution and delivery of all culinary products in line with the daily menu 
  • Maintain integrity of the standard Aramark food offer; responsible for always maintaining food quality and safety of items 
  • Full compliance with Operational Excellence fundamentals: managing waste, standard menus, recipes and ingredients through managing customer driven menus and labor standards 
  • Understand end to end supply chain and procurement process and systems, ensuring only authorized suppliers are used 
  • Full knowledge and implementation of the Food Framework 
  • Ensure accuracy of estimated food consumption for appropriate requisitions and/or food purchase 
  • Ensure proper equipment operation and maintenance 
  • Ensure compliance with Aramark SAFE food and Quality Assurance standards, occupational and environmental safety policies in all culinary and kitchen operations 
  • Comply with all applicable policies, rules and regulations, including but not limited to those relating to safety, health, wage and hour 
  • At Aramark, developing new skills and doing what it takes to get the job done make a positive impact for our employees and for our customers. In order to meet our commitments, job duties may change or new ones may be assigned without formal notice.   

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Requires at least 4 years of culinary experience 
  • At least 2 years in a management role preferred  
  • Requires a culinary degree or equivalent experience 
  • Ability to multi-task 
  • Ability to simplify the agenda for the team 
  • Requires advanced knowledge of the principles and practices within the food profession. 
  • This includes experiential knowledge required for management of people and/or problems.  
  • Requires oral, reading, and written communication skills 

How to Apply