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Executive Chef in Austin, TX at The University of Texas Club



Last Updated: 1/08/22

Job Description

Executive Chef at The University of Texas Club

Darrell K Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium has been the home of the Texas Longhorns since 1924. In May of 2019, the university announced a massive expansion of the South Endzone, which completely encloses the stadium for the first time in history. Opening in the 2021-2022 season, the South Endzone will serve 8 Founders suites, two club spaces complete with accompanying show kitchens, an 80 box loge level, and two on-field clubs. The facility will also include catering event spaces, which will offer warm hospitality and unparalleled service for a venue of this kind.

The Executive Chef's primary responsibility is for running the kitchen operations by planning meals, supervising, and coordinating the work of the kitchen personnel, procurement of food supplies and kitchen equipment, seeing that food preparation is economical and technically correct complying with all ClubCorp quality standards. The initial primary focus will be the execution and kitchen operation of the new South Endzone Premium Gameday areas.

The Executive Chef should have a working knowledge of applicable health, sanitation, and licensing ordinances, and ensuring personnel are training appropriately. He/she is also responsible for the profitable operation of the Food Preparation Department.

Day to Day:

  • Plan Meals - Makeup menus considering the probable number of guests, marketing conditions, the popularity of various dishes, recent menus, and religious or other holidays. Assign prices to items on daily menus cooperating closely with the F&B Director and/or General Manager who usually plans and assigns prices to articles on menus for banquets and other special Club occasions. Appropriate Menu engineering worksheets to be completed utilizing the food and beverage point of sale system for accurate item analysis. Creates, communicates, and distributes appropriate information to Employee Partners to execute menu production. Posts a copy of the menu in a conspicuous place in the kitchen or distributes a copy to each Chef and Cook
  • Direct overall cooking. Checking methods of food preparation and cooking, sizes of portions, and garnishing of foods by tasting or smelling them
  • Procurement of food supplies and kitchen equipment, including organization of inventories and approval of the quality of all foods, received
  • Consult with F&B Director and Private Events Director concerning Club banquets, settling such points as cooking, and serving arrangements and the need for additional employees
  • Representing the Club in Member/Guest interaction including daily table visits, soliciting feedback, working with various committees, and promoting the Club within the community and industry. Must be able to interact with Members/Guests professionally, helping them with changes and last-minute requests as needed
  • Interviewing, selecting, and hiring of employees of all kitchen personnel
  • Direct the training, advancement, and promotion of employees as required
  • Implementing company policies and supervising to ensure others properly implement and administer company policies, including disciplining employees, substance abuse, firing, etc
  • Planning, scheduling, and adjusting hours of work and specific responsibilities among employees. Payroll calculation management
  • Responsible for keeping cost accounts and assigning such prices to food items that will result in net profit for the back of the house
  • Required to meet budgetary guidelines for food cost, labor cost, and miscellaneous costs
  • Analyzing the workplace and implementing policies and ensuring policies are carried out to provide safe work practices for employees, including resolving all safe work practices issues
  • Participate with F&B Director in inventory, ensuring valid counts and pricing as required
  • Proper management of the Point of Sale system
  • Partner with fellow Employees to provide the three Steps of Service (warm welcomes, magic moments, and fond farewells) to all guests. Be aware of team members and the environment and participate as a member of the team
  • Assist fellow Employees, Members, and guests to ensure delivery of the 3 Steps of Service without being directed. Be aware of team members and the environment and participate as a member of the team
  • Notify appropriate Management staff of Member/Guest complaints at the time they occur. Rectify, practicing service recovery any complaints as soon as possible

All the other stuff we do:

  • Because of the fluctuating demands of the company's operation, it may be necessary that each Employee Partner perform a multitude of different functions therefore, as an essential part of your position, you will be expected to help others when the occasion arises, just as other Employee Partners are expected to help you. Accordingly, you may be expected to perform other tasks as needed or as directed
  • Adhere to all of the various company, club, and department written mandatory standards of operations, policies, and procedures, manuals, memos, oral instructions, etc., all of which go to make up the essential functions of the job
  • Responsible for conducting oneself as a representative for the Company's management team, by visibly supporting and implementing policy and demonstrating high standards of ethics and integrity with members, peers, and employees
  • Responsible for maintaining good conduct and safe working habits while in all areas and assuring that others are acting safely
  • Apply initiative to achieve personal/professional growth as a member of the Company's management team and maintain professional certifications as they may apply to the specific product line
  • Lead and motivate others to achieve expected outcomes
  • Take initiative to solve problems, utilizing all available resources including regional and corporate staff
  • Attend meetings/seminars as requested
  • Be able to multi-task and work at an efficient pace to keep up with business needs
  • Initiating daily line-up and participating as needed
  • Wearing a CLEAN and neat uniform that follows ClubCorp and your property uniform standards daily

About you:

  • Minimum 3-5 years as Executive Chef required including supervision of kitchen staff, cost controls, product knowledge, quality controls, and sanitation
  • High school diploma or equivalent required. College degree preferred
  • County Food Handlers Permit

Company Details

Dallas, Texas, United States
ClubCorp is a  dynamic lifestyle company that brings people together through extraordinary experiences, impeccable service and opportunities to build meaningful relationships. As the largest owner and operator of private clubs, they take pride in creating vibrant communities where everyone is welcome and every day is a celebration at more than 200 golf and country clubs, city clubs and stadiu...