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Chef ~ Campus Dining ~ High Volume ~ Scratch Menus

Nashville, Tennessee
SAGE Dining Services® is seeking an experienced High Volume Chef (with extensive catering experience) for a private school in Nashville, TN. This is a year round, hands on position.

The Chef is responsible for supporting the Food Service Director with all aspects of the account: catering, service, production, sanitation, team development and financial performance.

The Chef must have a passion for people and food. The Candidate will have a CAN DO!! attitude, strong communication skills, high energy and enthusiasm. The best candidate will enjoy current food trends, and have nutritional and wellness awareness. In addition, the ideal employee will have great skills: people, planning, organizational, computer, and customer service.

The best candidate will have strong culinary skills;  we do scratch batch cooking using local ingredients.

The executive chef should be as skilled in front of the house presentation as he/she is in the kitchen.

What you will do:

    create cycle menus
    aid in the management and training of staff
    recruitment of hourly team members
    demonstrate exemplary customer service skills
    implement and maintain HACCP standards
    develop client and customer relationships
    deliver fabulous catering results
    communicate clearly, professionally and effectively
    create a positive team environment
    Other duties as assigned

What you need:

    at least 3 years of prior food service management experience
    proven catering experience
    knowledgeable in current food trends
    community/ service minded
    energetic demeanor
    strong work ethic and integrity
    timely responses to communication
    proficiency with computers
    culinary degree is preferred
    high volume production experience

At SAGE, we don’t just serve food: we create exceptional dining experiences that delight the senses, inspire minds, and foster community. Our accomplished Chefs design menus for each venue and prepare meals from scratch, using seasonal, locally sourced ingredients. We want our guests to understand where their food was grown and how each dish was prepared.

Everyone grows with SAGE. We encourage our Team Members to learn new skills and take on more responsibility. We enthusiastically promote from within.

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