Food Service Associate Manager/Executive Chef - Washington State University in Pullman Washington

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Washington State University

Pullman, Washington

United States


Detailed Job Description

This position will be under the general direction of the Associate Director of Culinary. Manages the concept development, creation, testing, and implementation of culinary programs within Catering. Responsible for the culinary supervision of cook 2’s, food service worker leads, student and temporary employees. Responsible for maintaining culinary standards, quality control, sanitation and training for a catering operation. Provides sound fiscal management, which includes advising and assisting with the yearly operational budget and controlling food and labor costs. The Executive Chef supports the organizational mission, providing support to the dining facility in the following areas: food and ingredient specifications, training programs, retail services, catering and residential dining. Assists with the long and short term planning of Dining Services. Enforces objectives, policies, standards, and procedures of Dining Services. Contributes to a positive and harmonious work environment.

Required Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in hotel and restaurant administration, institutional management, business administration or closely related field and two (2) years of supervisory/management experience which included planning and budgeting. Additional qualifying food service work experience and/or vocational training in quantity food preparation may be substituted, year-for-year, for college education.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience developing culinary programs for multi-unit operations that reflect culinary depth and breadth in concept development, facility development, equipment specification, recipe development, menu management, food and labor cost controls, plating and presentation.

Experience with CBORD food production software is highly preferred.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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Employment Type:Higher Education Executives
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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