• Executive Performance Chef

    Job Location(s) US-AZ-Phoenix
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  • Overview

    EXOS helps people perform at a high level so they can achieve what matters most to them. Since our founding in 1999, we’ve become a leader in proactive health and performance, trusted by more than 150 clients, including corporations, academic institutions, health systems, sports organizations, the U.S. military, community centers, and residential communities. With award-winning facilities and spaces, technology, equipment, and services, EXOS connects people to the solutions they need and provides individualized plans based on time-tested fundamentals and research in order to help people take control of their health and performance.


    The Performance Chef is responsible for the overall success of the kitchen and direction of the culinary staff. This individual must continually strive to improve their own, and all fellow staff members, knowledge and performance to ensure a world-class experience for athletes, clients, and employees.


    Primary Job Duties:


    Day to Day Kitchen Operations


    • Support all kitchen operation functions
    • Menu planning and recipe analysis
    • Create breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus according to EXOS standards and methodology
    • Maintain and manage recipe database Provide food customized for each athlete or client need based on EXOS Culinary Principles
    • Create systems coordinated with the Performance Nutrition team to ensure that meals meet required specs
    • Order, receive, and store food and supplies
    • Development and implementation of daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly “gold standard” food safety and sanitation protocols
    • Manage and evolve systems around pricing, operations, ordering, waste reduction, etc.
    • Maintain equipment, including refrigerators, stoves, etc.
    • Conduct meetings with Culinary staff to ensure world-class service of athletes and clients are being met

    Lead and Develop Culinary Staff

    • Supervise, support and develop the Culinary staff in the execution of their job responsibilities based on the EXOS Nutrition & Culinary Principles
    • Training of all staff in daily kitchen duties, food safety/sanitation practices, all small/large equipment, and customer service and satisfaction
    • Continually train employees in cooking methods, presentation techniques, portion control, and retention of nutrients
    • Assist in hiring of Culinary staff
    • Manage and cultivate culinary internship program


    Other Duties and Responsibilities;


    • Represent the business with the highest level of professionalism and energy
    • Report on and accountable for kitchen financials
    • Manage and maintain budget and P&L
    • Maintain required records including food production, inventory, income/expenses, meal counts, food cost, payroll costs and personnel records


    Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelors Degree in culinary nutrition, culinary arts or similar
    • ServSafe Food Manager Certification
    • Minimum 7 years experience as executive chef in restaurant industry


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Culinary Nutrition degree and background preferred
    • Understanding of Exchange System
    • Documented history of cost control
    • Familiarity and experience with ESHA Food Processor
    • Ability to work in a team environment
    • Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure in an open kitchen environment
    • Must be able to read, understand, and follow basic cooking directions
    • Must be able to work some catering events, nights, and weekends during high season
    • Commitment to quality service 




    • Excellent customer service a must
    • Self-motivation and ability to work independently
    • Creativity with healthy menus
    • Excellent leadership, time management, organizational, and communication skills
    • Strong administrative skills
    • Outstanding building and employee coaching and development skills.
    • Ability to complete nutrient analysis on all menu items
    • Competence in Microsoft office, POS systems
    • Strong understanding and implementation of food service quality and safety procedures.

    We are an equal opportunity employer

    EXOS is proud to be an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, creed, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected under local, state, or federal laws. EXOS provides reasonable accommodation to employees and applicants for employment who have disabilities. You may request reasonable accommodation, in writing, by reaching out to our People Operations department at  : 


    Attention : People Operations, Accommodations

    2629 E. Rose Garden Ln. 

    Phoenix, AZ 85050


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