• Executive Chef - Lifeworks Restaurant Group

    Location US-OR-Portland
    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/17/2019 1:19 PM)
    Employment Type
  • Overview

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    Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world’s leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world.  Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We operate our business with social responsibility, focusing on initiatives that support our diverse workforce, advance consumer health and wellness, protect our environment, and strengthen our communities.  Aramark is recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.



    Are you creative? Are you tired of working long nights, weekends, holidays, 12 days in a row never seeing friends and family? With us you are guaranteed weekends off, most operations close at 4pm, and you get consecutive days off… weekend days. This is a tremendous opportunity for the right candidates willing to come in and help take our culinary talent to the next level.

    With LifeWorks Restaurant Group, our goal is to inspire life at work. We are the on-site customized restaurant group for NIKE World Headquarters located in Beaverton, OR with the most inspirational service culture in the industry. We create custom restaurants each unique to the client organization, their culture, and building location. We take what can be a transactional experience and make it memorable by feeding the minds, souls, and bodies of our guests, we create an experience and an environment that is safe, energizing and inspiring. All our food is made from scratch every day. We are challenged each day to provide the best local, fresh, and organic ingredients for our guests. Help create menus, teach, and learn with our culinary team and watch your career grow!

    Currently, we are looking to fill a critical role within one of our operations, which includes a full service Asian inspired restaurant with a heavy menu focus on sushi along with a cafe that has 8 different stations such as wood fired, salad and deli, global, and farm to fork. The ideal candidate will have several years of leadership / management experience, a culinary degree, the ability to cook and execute multiple dishes from several cuisines, write and develop menus with recipes focusing on seasonality along with local ingredients, coach / mentor / develop a large team in a high volume location along with constantly finding ways to improve upon efficiencies.

    We are currently seeking the right individuals that are willing to embrace our values, our culture and join our mission to impact our customer’s lives every day and everywhere. As NIKE expands its business, LifeWorks continues to grow right alongside and offers up tremendous career opportunities. Our salaried positions offer a flexible schedule and unmatched work + life balance with full benefits. Did we mention the Monday through Friday schedule?!

    In addition to working on the NIKE campus, weekends off and an amazing work / life balance we offer free food from our scratch made recipes featuring fresh, local, and organic produce while you work and access to the NIKE employee store for all your shopping needs! Plus, medical, dental, vision, 401k!

    We would love for anyone with a passion for cooking to come see what LifeWorks at Nike is all about. If you're looking for a career and not just another job - this is the place! Our career growth is unmatched in the Portland market. Our Nike Food Services team has 450+ employees on campus servicing 5 cafes, 4 full service restaurants, 12 coffee bars, a pub, and a whole catering division! 

    If you meet the qualifications and are interested in our service culture and environment, please reply to this post with your resume.


    Check out the link to see what we are all about! http://www.lifeworksrestaurantgroup.com/



    Position Details: 


    Management position, responsible for developing and executing culinary solutions to meet customer needs and tastes. Offers a wide variety of culinary solutions to meet customer and client needs and tastes. Oversees and manages culinary operations to meet production, presentation, and service standards. Applies culinary techniques to food preparation and manages the final presentation and service of food.


    Essential Functions:

    • Leadership: Ensures culinary production appropriately connects to the Executional Framework. Ensures proper culinary standards and techniques are in place for preparation of food items, including production, presentation and service standards. Manages culinary team to ensure quality in final presentation of food. Trains and manage culinary and kitchen employees to use best practice food production techniques. Coaches employees by creating a shared understanding about what needs to be achieved and how it is to be achieved. Rewards and recognize employees. Plan and execute team meetings and daily huddles. Complete and maintain all staff records including training records, shift opening/closing checklists and performance data. Multi-tasking as well as ability to simplify the agenda for the team is a must.
    • Client Relationship: Develop and maintain effective client and customer rapport for mutually beneficial business relationship. Aggregate and communicate regional culinary and ingredient trends.
    • Financial Performance: Responsible for delivering food and labor targets. Understands performance metrics, data, order and inventory trends; consistent focus on margin improvement.
    • Productivity: Ensure efficient execution and delivery of all food line products in line with the daily menu. Maintain integrity of the standard Aramark food offer; responsible for maintaining food quality of items at all times. Full compliance with Operational Excellence fundamentals: managing waste, standard menus, recipes and ingredients through managing customer driven menus and labor standards. Understand end to end supply chain and procurement process and systems, ensure only authorized suppliers are used. Full knowledge and implementation of the Food Framework. Ensure accuracy of estimated food consumption for appropriate requisitions and/or food purchase. Ensure proper equipment operation and maintenance.
    • Compliance: Ensure compliance with Aramark SAFE food, occupational and environmental safety polices in all culinary and kitchen operations. Comply with all applicable policies, rules and regulations, including but not limited to those relating to safety, health, wage and hour.


    • Requires at least 4 years experience and 1-3 years in a management role.
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience


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