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Executive Chef - Weill Cornell

Job ID 00782220 Location Weill Cornell Medical Center
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New York, New York


Day Flex (United States of America)


Executive Chef

When patients require compassionate, respectful care, New York –Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center serves their needs.  As Executive Chef, you will be responsible for continuous evolution of an amenities menu that offers a variety of selections on the cutting edge of culinary experience.  The Executive Chef is also responsible for supervising & managing kitchen staff and coordinating all culinary activities of the amenities kitchen that reaches a diverse clientele.

You’ll follow and implement contemporary market trends, and preparations that can be modified across a myriad of prescribed diets.  In this role, you will oversee production, ensuring that food preparation exceeds specified standards.  The Executive Chef must possess excellent delegation skills, must be able to manage multiple priorities, and demonstrate the ability to train and develop the skill levels of the culinary staff to achieve maximum potential.  You’ll develop and maintain training material, including but not limited to: plating guidelines, technical skills and cooking methods.  You will also ensure maintenance of production equipment and adherence to sanitation and safety standards.  Your work will contribute to overall health and wellness, and is a key aspect of our hospital’s mission.

Preferred Criteria:

  • High volume production experience
  • Understanding of kitchen sanitation and food handling
  • Healthcare experience a plus
  • Fine dining experience desirable

Required Criteria:

  • Associate’s degree from an accredited school of culinary training
  • At least 5 years experience as an Executive Chef or equivalent in healthcare or large volume operation

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