Chef/Instructor - Food Innovation Center - Saint Louis University in St. Louis Missouri

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Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, is seeking applicants for a 12-month faculty appointment as chef instructor to teach courses in the newly established Food Innovation and Entrepreneurship program as well as assist with Fresh Gatherings Cafe, a 150 seat cafe offering continental breakfast, full lunch, and catering, Healthy Eating with Local Produce (HELP), a processing center for local produce, and a newly established Shared Use Kitchen for processing of local produce - each of these are integrated into the curriculum. Job duties performed are based upon the established goals, objectives, standards, policies and procedures, business initiatives and in accordance with the Department's mission and vision within the University.

Position Qualifications:>br>

- Baccalaureate Degree (Master's Degree preferred)
- Food service management experience
- Commitment to the principles of local, sustainable food systems
- Experience in pastry/baking
- Teaching experience
- Experience in confections, jellies, gelato/sorbet, and pastries

Position Expectations:

- Ability to plan the menus (insuring that the menu is based on food that is locally and sustainably grown), order supplies, oversee preparation of food, and supervise staff
- Maintain an exemplary laboratory environment that is a showcase of safety, sanitation, cleanliness, and food quality
- Teach courses within the food innovation and entrepreneurship emphasis, as well as precept students in both the graduate and undergraduate programs within the Department as they rotate through the cafe, HELP, and Shared Use Kitchen, assuring principles of sustainable foods systems are fully integrated
- Develop the skills of students in the production and marketing of high quality products through hands-on learning experiences
- Maintain strict quality control and purchasing methods
- Attend and participate in the regularly scheduled departmental meetings
- Work collegially with the faculty/staff of the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Doisy College of Health Sciences
- Assist with other Departmental activities, as assigned

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. All applications must be made online at Application materials to be submitted include cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names of references with contact information. Screening will continue until position is filled.

Mildred Mattfeldt-Beman, PhD, RD, LD
Chair, Search Committee
Saint Louis University, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics
3437 Caroline Street, Saint Louis, MO 63104
Phone (314) 977-8523, E-mail:

Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (AA/EOE) and encourages nominations of and applications from women and minorities.

Recruiting Range

Commensurate with Experience  

Keyword Phrases

  • Nutrition and Dietetics
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  • Jesuit institution
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter