Healthcare System Executive Chef - Tacoma, Washington United States - 19756

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 19756
Title: Healthcare System Executive Chef
Job Location: Tacoma, Washington - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $110,000.00 - $120,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Prefers Ties to the Pacific Northwest
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


The System Executive Chef is expected to perform a variety of duties for the preparation, cooking, and serving of all foods for patients, cafeteria, and doctor’s dining room as well as catering, using creative, health conscience techniques, recipes, menus, and presentation.

Will be over 6 Hospitals in the Puget Sound.  Must have Multi Site Hospital  experienceMay consider an Executive Chef from a very large Hosptial with 2 kitchens.

Reporting directly to the System Director of Food Service, this role is responsible for the system wide culinary direction and leadership of Nutrition Services .

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Executive Chef is expected to perform a variety of duties for the preparation, cooking, and serving of all foods for patients, cafeteria, and doctor’s dining room as well as catering, using creative, health conscience techniques, recipes, menus, and presentation.

Will be over 6 Hospitals in the Puget Sound.  Must have Multi Site Hospital  experience.

Reporting directly to the System Director of Food Service, this role is responsible for the system wide culinary direction and leadership of Nutrition Services .

 Develops culinary programs that support strategic plans and goals for Nutrition Services. 

Takes lead role in implementing culinary plans at th healthcare systems sites. 

 Collects data to measure key success metrics. Manages results and ensures positive site relations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

 

1. Provides culinary direction and oversight for  Health Nutrition Services.

2. Develops recipes and menus that provide a variety of high quality food selections, are sensitive to diverse customer populations, incorporate fresh local ingredients, and promote health and wellness.

3. Designs efficient, cost effective food procurement and production processes that ensure consistency of products, incorporate ingredients compliant to department contracts, maximize labor efficiency, and reduce food waste.

4. Implements patient food service programs that increase patient and family satisfaction and support therapeutic diet disease management.

5. Accountable for service and quality improvement results.

6. Implements retail food service programs that engage customers, increase participation rates in retail operations, and increase revenue year over year.

7. Participates in the measurement of key success metrics. Monitor metrics and results. Create and implement solutions when targets are not met.

8. Participates in the formulation of department business plans.

9. Participates in the development of strategic long and short-term goals and plans, in support of strategic goals.

10. Provides oversight for standards and philosophies for the department.

11. Provides input into annual site budgets. Manages assigned resources within the annual department budgets. Reviews and monitor financial results.

12. Interviews, hires, orients, coaches and develops staff members. Assigns duties and responsibilities, evaluates performance, provides feedback and takes corrective action as needed.

13. Complies with local, state and federal laws and regulations that pertain to the operation of Nutrition Services.

14. Maintains current knowledge of business operations and management techniques.

15. Results oriented-processimprovement, employee engagement focused, quality, etc

16. Participates on various hospital committees.

17. Maintains and contributes to a safe work environment.

18. Uses tools and equipment appropriately.

QUALIFICATIONS

Please explain your experience with menu creation.

 

Please explain how you have made food fun.

A. Education / Training:

  • Bachelors Degree in food service or culinary arts required.

B. Work Experience:

  • Minimium of 10 years of food service management experience with demonstrated strength in relationship management, process management and people management skills. 
  •  
  • Muliti-site Healthcare experience required.

C. Certification, Licensure, Registration:

  • ServSafe Certification required
  • American Culinary Certification required

 

How have you met your expectations to your retail base?

What have you done to ensure you have delivered high quality food to patients and retail?  Presentation?

How have you costed; how do you ensure you are creating a margin?  Please include overhead labor, food cost, etc.

Please provide information on how you are continually learning and learning the trends in the marketplace.

Please provide information on staff development and the focus on employee engagement.

How have you been involved in process improvement?

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree