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Executive Catering Chef in Brooklyn, NY at AVI FOODSYSTEMS, INC.

Date Posted: 11/30/2018

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Job Description

Join a prestigious campus dining team with a leader in the hospitality industry.  AVI Foodsystems, Inc. is seeking candidates for Executive Catering Chef at an elite campus in Brooklyn.  Come join an innovative team and recover the work/life balance you are seeking in your career path.

        The Responsibilities for this position include:  

  • Develop creative menus for campus dining and catered events
  • Participate in the development, planning and execution of catered events
  • Plan, organize and direct the work of cooks and other team members
  • Prepare budget estimates and manage cost control for the food service program
  • Plan and direct the ordering, receiving and accounting of all food products, supplies and equipment for the location
  • Oversee safety and compliance with federal, state and other regulatory agencies
  • Manage the consistency of policies and follow established guidelines
  • Participate in staff education and development
  • Other duties and responsibilities as necessary


Job Requirements

  • A formal culinary degree is preferred; industry experience will be considered
  • 3 or more years of food service/culinary management experience, including experience with coordinating catered events
  • Must have prior experience leading, motivating and developing teams 
  • Proven ability in managing costs to meet budget goals
  • Effective communication in both written and verbal form
  • The ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of others
  • The ability to meet deadlines and perform quality work without direct supervision
  • Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheets and web based ordering systems
  • ServSafe Certification


AVI offers:

  • A family culture and atmosphere
  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance for full-time team members
  • 401(k) with generous company match
  • Paid vacations and holidays
  • Immense training and growth opportunities


We conduct pre-employment drug testing. EOE