Job Description

Chartwells HE

Position Title: EXECUTIVE CHEF, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO 


At over 300 college & universities around the country, Chartwells Higher Education is re-inventing the on-campus dining experience. We are challenging the norm and setting new standards by investing in high-tech, food-infused social spaces that bring people together to promote meaningful relationships and interactions. We are food-forward difference makers, bound together by a desire to feed hungry minds and prepare students for success.

We are seeking hungry, humble and smart associates who are looking to join and grow with a diverse organization. We invite you to start your career journey with us and look forward to hearing from you. 


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Job Summary

We are currently seeking an Executive Chef for our account at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Our Executive Chef will oversee culinary operations to meet production, presentation, and service standards for a high volume residential dining hall, retail, and catering operations.

Missouri University of Science and Technology Dining Services has everything you could possibly hope for with a dining experience. We offer several different types of cuisines in our Food Court, located in the Havener Center, as well as many other locations across campus. We want to facilitate your growth as a professional in culinary arts, and at Chartwell's, you will find growth opportunities to be endless.

We offer free parking, commuter assistance, cell phone reimbursement, long-term growth with a stable market leader, and a full benefits package. Our benefits package includes the best in class health, vision, dental plans along with 401K matching, short and long term disability, life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Programs including wellness and legal support. We also offer paid time off and paid holidays.

Relocation Offered


  • Supervises and trains chefs, cooks and other team members on food preparation/ presentation, safe food handling, operation of equipment, food safety and sanitation
  • Ensure culinary standards including recipe compliance and food quality are implemented
  • Coordinates the development and accurate execution of new menus and concepts
  • Maintains inventory of food and non-food supplies to stay within established guidelines while assuring that necessary product is available when needed
  • Complies with federal, state and local health and sanitation regulations and department sanitation procedures
  • Forecasts annual food and labor costs and monitors actual financial results
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Three to five years of progressive culinary/kitchen management experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of food trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation
  • Experienced with computers; to include Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Outlook, E-mail and the Internet
  • High volume, complex foodservice operations experience-highly desirable
  • ServSafe Certified-highly desirable

Apply to Chartwells Higher Education today!

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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. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)


Associates at Chartwells Higher Ed 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: 1122408

Chartwells HE 



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