Job Description

CulinArt Sector

 Salary:  $65,000-$75,000/ yearly

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CulinArt Group operates over 250 onsite corporate, higher education, private school, healthcare and destination recreation/leisure dining facilities in 18 states, including cafés, coffee bars, concessions, executive dining, catering and conference dining, social catering/special events, office coffee service and vending. CulinArt’s extremely diverse client portfolio affords great opportunities for career advancement within the company, across multiple industry segments and geographic regions. 

Job Summary

Are you a culinary professional with a growth mindset and a track record of excellence? Do you thrive on crafting outstanding dining experiences? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

We are seeking a Chef Manager to join our dynamic team in Ohio. As the Chef Manager, you will play a crucial role in the success of our culinary and food service operation for an education account. This is a unique opportunity to showcase your skills and lead a team to deliver magnificent service and outstanding nutritious meals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take full culinary management of the food service operation, including inventory, ordering, and receiving.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of P&L accountability and previous experience in contract-managed services.

  • Apply your expertise in menu development, cost controls, purchasing, and inventory management, with a focus on sourcing and incorporating local food products.

  • Show a passion for sustainability and contribute to our dedication to environmentally responsible practices.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Possess a solid understanding of HACCP and demonstrate a commitment to food safety standards.

  • Have at least three years of culinary management experience, preferably in contract foodservice, fine dining, or restaurant settings, with inventory and purchasing knowledge and control.

  • Prior experience working in a school culinary environment is highly preferred.

  • Extensive knowledge of food and catering trends, emphasizing quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation.

  • Experience with exposition cooking is a valuable asset.

  • Familiarity with P&L accountability and contract-managed service experience is highly desirable.

  • ServSafe certification is a plus.

Apply to CulinArt today!

CulinArt is a member of Compass Group USA

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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with a criminal history (including relevant driving history), in a manner consistent with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and the New York Fair Chance Act. We encourage applicants with a criminal history (and driving history) to apply.

CulinArt maintains a drug-free workplace.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

Associates at CulinArt are offered many fantastic benefits.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance/ AD
  • Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)
  • Associate Shopping Program
  • Health and Wellness Programs
  • Discount Marketplace
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

Req ID: 1312423

CulinArt Sector 



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