Executive Chef

Executive Chef


Executive Chef

Details of the offer

Details: Executive Chef focusing on patient dining services at an 800+ bed flagship hospital in Indianapolis. Ideal candidates will be passionate culinary leaders with production chef experience/skills and a keen eye for detail and presentation. The Executive Chef will manage a team of 10:15 Associates.

TouchPoint, Support Services, provides customer focused support services. As specialists, we perform services including healthcare housekeeping, management in laundry processing, patient transportation, and food service. TouchPoint is a compilation of the most committed and talented individuals working in the industry today. Our dedication to quality, exceptional customer service, and unequivocal results allow us to provide the best outcomes to our clients.

Job Summary: 13;

This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic, entrepreneurial Culinary professional. The Executive Chef oversees kitchen operations while maintaining a safe and sanitary work environment for the staff. Prepares or directs preparation of meals in accordance with corporate programs and guidelines.

Key Responsibilities:
* Plans regular and modified menus according to established guidelines
* Prepares or directs preparation of all food by the kitchen staff. Follows standardized recipes, portioning and presentation standards. Completes and utilizes daily production worksheets and waste log sheets. Tastes completed meals to ensure quality
* Trains kitchen staff in food preparation, safe handling, operation of equipment, food safety and sanitation based on TouchPoint and regulatory standards
* Establishes and maintains cleaning and maintenance schedules for equipment, storage and work areas. Ensures that kitchen staff follows and completes schedules as assigned
* Maintains inventory of food and non:food supplies to stay within established guidelines while assuring that necessary product is available when needed
* Makes all decisions regarding utilization of leftover food products staying within TouchPoint guidelines for such products
* Complies with federal, state and local health and sanitation regulations and department sanitation procedures as evidenced through local health department and third:party audits
* Visits patients on an assigned nursing unit or area and helps ensure that every patient is visited by a member of the management or professional team at least once during their hospital stay
* Follows facility, department, TouchPoint and Compass safety policies and procedures to include occurrence reporting
* Participates and attends departmental meetings, staff development, and professional programs, as appropriate

Preferred Qualifications:
* Culinary Degree preferred; high school diploma/GED plus related experience required
* Minimum of three to five years of progressive culinary/kitchen management experience, depending upon formal degree or training
* High volume, complex foodservice operations experience to include Institutional and batch cooking experiences : highly desirable
* Must be willing to work a varied schedule to include some evenings/weekends/holidays as business needs arise
* Hands:on production experience a must
* Comprehensive knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation
* Must be experienced with computers; to include Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power Point), Outlook, E:mail and the Internet
* Must be willing to participate in patient satisfaction programs/activities
* ServSafe certified : highly desirable

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