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Executive Chef

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Miami University
February 8, 2024
Oxford, Ohio
Job Type


Job Summary:

Supervises activities and directs training of the kitchen, including food preparation
and quality, physical maintenance, and inventory functions to ensure high quality standards,
safety, and revenue goals are met by controlling food and supply costs, by performing the
required duties personally through subordinate supervisors. Managed volume of the unit will
determine positions level (I, II, III, IV).


Duties/Physical Demands:

Supervisory Responsibilities: Manages subordinate supervisors and front-line associates.
Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, safety, and evaluation of this unit. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
Responsibilities include, interviewing, hiring, and training associates; planning, assigning, and
directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining associates; addressing
complaints and resolving problems.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plans regular and modified menus according to established guidelines
  • Follows standardized recipes, portioning and presentation standards. Completes and
    utilizes daily production worksheets and waste log sheets. Tastes completed meals to
    ensure quality
  • Trains kitchen staff in food preparation, safe handling, operation of equipment, food
    safety and sanitation based on Company and regulatory standards
  • Establishes and maintains cleaning and maintenance schedules for equipment, storage
    and work areas. Ensures that kitchen staff follows and completes schedules as assigned
  • Maintains inventory of food and non-food supplies to stay within established guidelines
    while assuring that necessary product is available when needed
  • Makes all decisions regarding utilization of leftover food products staying within
    Company guidelines for such products
  • Complies with federal, state and local health and sanitation regulations and department
    sanitation procedures as evidenced through local health department and third-party
  • Follows facility, department, and Company safety policies and procedures to include
    occurrence reporting
  • Participates and attends departmental meetings, staff development, and professional
    programs, as appropriate


Minimum Qualifications:

This position requires an Associates of Culinary Arts Degree and 8 years management/supervisory experience with a University’s Student Dining Services or a full-service restaurant.


Desired Qualifications:

  • Extensive catering experience preferred
  • High volume, complex foodservice operations experience - highly desirable
  • ServSafe certified - highly desirable


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Comprehensive knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality,
    production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation
  • Ability to teach others, encourage and develop a cooking staff, and refine their skills
  • Ability to apply knowledge successfully in a university food program setting
  • Must be experienced with computers; to include Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and
  • Power Point), Outlook, E-mail and the Internet


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Resume, Cover Letter, 3 References to


Diversity Statement:

Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.


As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.


Labor Law Posters for Applicants:

Miami University is committed to providing up-to-date information from the Department of Labor to our applicants for employment. Here, you will find links to the current information regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).


Benefits Eligible: YES

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