Executive Chef III
Centerplate, a Volume Services America company - Peoria, IL

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Centerplate is the food and beverage services provider for the Peoria Civic Center, located next to Peoria City Hall in downtown Peoria, IL. The Peoria Civic Center has an arena, a theater, an exhibit hall and meeting rooms. It is the home of the Bradley University men's basketball team and the Peoria Rivermen hockey team. The Peoria Civic Center Theater is also the home of the Peoria Symphony Orchestra and the Peoria Ballet.

Principal Function:
An Executive Chef III is charged with maximizing the productivity of the culinary staff, as well as managing the sous chefs who are directly below them in the culinary chain of command. The Executive Chef III will train and manage culinary personnel and supervise/coordinate all related culinary activities; estimate food consumption and requisition or purchase food; select and develop recipes; standardize production recipes to ensure consistent quality; establish presentation technique and quality standards; plan and price menus; ensure proper equipment operation/maintenance; and ensure proper safety and sanitation in kitchen. The Executive Chef III may oversee special catering events and may also offer culinary instruction and/or demonstrate culinary techniques.

Essential Responsibilities:
Lead the Culinary Management Team to manage all aspects of Food Preparation, Product Handling, Equipment Utilization and Food Safety.

Analyze Business Volume and Product Usage Daily.

Participate in the Development and Implementation of Business Strategies.

Contribute to goal of 100' customer satisfaction through personal commitment to customer service and leading the culinary team by example.