Corporate Chef Job Description

Corporate Chef Job Description

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Corporate chef provides hands on leadership and oversight to catering and food production teams including the implementation of industry best practices and development of SOPs and identify opportunities for growth.

Corporate Chef Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Confirm adherence to safety guidelines
All housekeeping standards are maintained in compliance with inspection guidelines / Local Health Code
Maintain superior standards as required by local health departments and House of Blues
Hire, train and supervise full time and part time culinary staff
Serve as culinary resource for brand teams by creating recipes and supplying other content as needed for use in advertising, media promotions, websites
Work directly with National Account Managers (NAM’s) to meet or exceed the individual and team goals listed in National Account Dashboard with focus on the key metrics of "Defending", "Year-to-date Sales" and "Close Rate % " goals
Grows and protects existing Minor’s products at strategically relevant operators
Builds and nurtures customer relationships that separate the Minor’s experience from competition
Supports Broker Sales Reps (BSR)/Channel Sales Managers (CSM)/Broker Chefs/Distributor Sales Reps (DSR) at large local operators and partner distributors
Sells profitability and value of Minor’s and embellishment products as a solution

Corporate Chef Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Corporate Chef

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Education for Corporate Chef

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the corporate chef job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Culinary Arts, Culinary, Management, Associates, Science, Healthcare, Food Service management, Technology, Education, Marketing

Skills for Corporate Chef

Desired skills for corporate chef include:

New product development/product commercialization process
Food service operations
Product development
English and Spanish
Food safety
Industry trends
Local food scene
Microsoft Office: Excel

Desired experience for corporate chef includes:

At least five years as executive chef in a fine dining restaurant or country club
Successfully prepares all different types of cuisine from soups to salads to entrees to desserts
Demonstrates appropriate communication skills with immediate team, different departments
Professional culinary/chef experience in a restaurant environment
Must have demonstrated ability to gain buy-in, respect and trust
Must hold valid Serve Safe certification

Corporate Chef Examples


Corporate Chef Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a corporate chef. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for corporate chef
  • Monitor weekly/monthly sales and profit results
  • Direct the activities of technical support individuals
  • Prioritize activities to balance customer and internal time requirements
  • Work closely with R&D teams to bring products to market
  • Attend tradeshows, trainings and plant tours as assigned
  • Perform timely internal and external communication and administrative activities as assigned
  • Determine go-to-market strategies for Dawn products in support of key customer initiatives
  • Role will develop to Judge in competitions
  • Assume responsibility for managing the culinary aspects of project development
  • Development of insight driven trend and flavor profiles relevant to the demographic and business units of the project that you are working on
Qualifications for corporate chef
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in Culinary Management (Executive Level)
  • 5 star hotel experience necessary
  • Free-standing restaurant experience
  • Aptitude for evaluating and analyzing relevant market trends, data and creating strategies for improvement
  • Strong understanding of healthy, themed and creative food preparation and menu selection
  • Demonstrated written and vernal fluency

Corporate Chef Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a corporate chef. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for corporate chef
  • Coordinate with Purchasing during the vendor selection process on such areas as samples, food safety and packaging
  • Development of recipes from an ingredient, flavor, cost and nutritional perspective, and our 20 by 20 commitment in partnership with the American Heart Association
  • Ensure that all recipes are accurate from a flavor, yield and nutritional point of view, keeping our AHA commitment top of mind at all times
  • Capturing each recipe within the database with complete accuracy and clear, consistent procedures
  • Work closely with the culinary systems & standards team, the business analyst to ensure that all recipes are consistent, accurate and as complete
  • Ensuring close coordination and collaboration with the culinary, menu marketing and operations team during all stages of development
  • Effective project management- project to remain on budget and on time
  • Leveraging strategic, third-party relationships, manufacturers, consultants, visitors, trade councils, commissions and boards
  • Close collaboration with culinary operations to ensure that we are developing with specified products, to include a full understanding of the commodity side of the ingredients working with distribution on the broad availability of specified products to the field locations
  • Interfaces with the AIC development chefs on enterprise culinary and cross-over projects
Qualifications for corporate chef
  • CWC and/or CEC preferred
  • 10 years experience in field as an Executive Chef
  • Bachelor’s Degree - Sales, Marketing, Business or will consider strong leadership and senior level experience as a substitute
  • At least 7 years of experience in the selling of food products or related field
  • 5 years selling to and managing national or large regional accounts
  • Proven success in team environment is essential

Corporate Chef Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a corporate chef. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for corporate chef
  • Conduct training sessions (Train the Trainer) for each of the concepts created
  • Prepares a wide range of food products with cooking instructions provided by supplier submission, oftentimes, in high volumes and in a fast-paced environment
  • Contributes to the work of the team as delegated by a Chef II to ensure products are prepared on time, and neatly displayed
  • Organizes and consolidates product samples in preparation for daily samplings, per ALDI sampling procedures
  • Supplies sampling information to a Chef II to prepare a detailed sampling plan
  • Provides data entry support and miscellaneous clerical responsibilities throughout the ALDI sampling process
  • Must be comfortable preparing meals for groups of people exceeding 50, independently, and within a defined timeframe
  • Provides feedback related to cooking instructions and product packaging, as needed to Buying teams
  • Provides culinary support at events hosted at the corporate campus
  • Meets or exceeds budgetary expectations
Qualifications for corporate chef
  • Culinary education is preferred or equivalent time in restaurant
  • Bachelor’s degree in Culinary field and/or Hospitality
  • Experience with new concept, menu and recipe development, food presentation and creative skills that result in the achievement of business objectives
  • Requires excellent presentation, written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work collaboratively with a team complete tasks independently
  • Receptive to receiving instruction from peers management

Corporate Chef Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a corporate chef. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for corporate chef
  • Managing the Corporate and Group Sales team and B2B marketing
  • Developing the yearly Corporate and Groups Sales plan and assigning corporate events and packages sales objectives for the Touring Shows Division to the international business segments’ clientèle, depending on geographical regions, product ranges and lists of client accounts, all with the goal of meeting significant sales objectives
  • Ensuring smooth communication with tour operations and internal stakeholders for the purposes of providing our corporate clients with the best customer experience
  • Reaching corporate and group sales objectives for each market (tickets, revenue and hospitality packages)
  • Helping corporate sales managers in all aspects of direct selling, including looking for qualified contacts, the strategic approach, and closing new sales (including contacting a minimum of 10 potential clients per day)
  • Providing guidance to the corporate sales advisor in developing online sales tools (CRM–interactive sales guide, LinkedIn, Account Based Marketing), to optimize the sales closing ratio and collect client information
  • Meeting the needs of the most complex clients Negotiating prices within the limits afforded by your position and completing sales orders to achieve defined revenue objectives
  • Helping with the development of more complex business propositions and solutions to answer client needs, adding value to offers and increasing the adoption of our products by businesses
  • Helping to maintain quality and improve the corporate clientèle's high level of satisfaction to ensure long-term partnerships
  • Get involved in the community
Qualifications for corporate chef
  • Professional demeanor with effective communication both verbal and written
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications specifically, Word and Excel
  • Strong sense of urgency and ability to apply learned skills quickly
  • Strong ability to multi-task while demonstrating attention to detail
  • Proficient speaking and presentation skills - You will be sharing your expertise with audiences ranging in size from 5 to 500!
  • The ability to travel extensively, both domestically and internationally

Corporate Chef Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of corporate chef. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for corporate chef
  • Thoroughly translate recipes and the vision behind them to kitchen teams, standardize production procedures, and ensure proper execution by staff
  • Develop and build new relationships with local growers and providers
  • Support brand quality by reviewing, approving and consulting with food brokers, distributors, manufacturing firms for development and execution that meets brand standards for health, ambiance, sustainability, quality, taste and value
  • Work directly with planners for executive suite and large events in the programming of their culinary needs, providing clear documentation of such through menu developments, detailed costs estimate and milestone schedule
  • Advocate and sponsor culture driven food offerings and events that will drive culture, engagement, diversity and inclusion across the organization
  • Assists in implementing corporate and regional programs based on Company and Regulatory standards
  • Provides training programs to ensure consistent, high quality food at the facility
  • Develops Culinary Support Team within Region
  • Assists in roll-out of new products or programs as required
  • Provides direction to Region Team to assure compliance with all Company purchasing programs and initiatives
Qualifications for corporate chef
  • Culinary Degree required with advanced work in Culinary Arts
  • Able to stand for long periods of time (10 – 12 hours)
  • You are a chef with a good international experience
  • Minimum 7-10 years of kitchen management and Fine Dining cooking experience in progressive corporate leadership roles
  • Corporate experience in a multi-unit restaurant company with over 10 locations is required
  • 7+ years of experience leading and developing kitchen staff at various levels

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