Chef - College Fresh (Purdue University)

Indiana, Lafayette / west lafayette Lafayette / west lafayette USA

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NOW HIRING: Full-Time Chef

College Fresh, Inc. prepares and serves fresh, made from scratch, in-house meals for fraternities and sororities nationwide. We are looking for a CHEF to join the team at our location on the campus of Purdue University. If you have a love for food, are creative and adaptable to ever-changing client requests, enjoy running your own kitchen, and have outstanding customer service - this may be the perfect job for you!


Competitive pay

Health & dental insurance (premium shared with employer)

401(k) with company match

Paid sick time

4 weeks paid vacation per academic year!

Work-Life balance - no late nights/occasional special events on weekends

Company-paid ServSafe Food Protection Manager certification

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Responsible for the entire food service program of assigned location, as a direct outreach of College Fresh's vision of fresh, made from scratch food and outstanding customer service.

Essential Functions:

Order, stock, prepare and serve food to residents of the specific fraternity or sorority assigned. Prepare all foods on the menu, maintain kitchen and all food service areas in accordance with public health guidelines and the highest/freshest quality levels.

Develop and post weekly menu, submit to menu sharing system in advance as directed by management.

Manage the budget, keep invoices organized and turned in as directed by management.

Keep complete and legible copies of all receipts for purchases made on company VISA card by utilizing the company expense tracking system (i.e. Expensify).

Receive inventory, stock all supplies/staples and clean all service areas per contract specifications and public health regulations.

Represent College Fresh in a professional manner with client, including house members, corporate headquarters, local alumni and house director or property manager on a daily basis.

Provide excellent customer service addressing clients' needs, requests and concerns in a prompt, professional and courteous manner.

Other Functions:

Adhere to all management, client, state and local cleanliness and sanitation regulations.

Assist Regional Manager with subordinate staff hiring and training as required.

Prepare occasional special event meals such as recruitment, homecoming, Dad's Day, Mom's Day, etc. as required.

Perform routine assignments such as dishwashing, mopping, garbage removal, etc., if required and/or in the absence of dedicated staff.

All other duties as assigned (as directed and/or agreed upon with Regional Manager).


Client Focus


Time Management

Computer/Technical Competency



Supervisor Responsibility

This position has no direct supervisory responsibility. The position requires daily instruction, oversight and leadership to ensure operations and tasks are completed.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

This position is full-time and could work varying schedules between Monday-Sunday.


No travel is expected for this position.

Work Environment:

This job operates in a kitchen environment, housed with equipment such as ovens, stoves, dishwashers, slicers, coffee machines, steamers, mixers and chef's knives. The employee is frequently exposed to heat, steam, fire and noise.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee is occasionally required to sit, stand, reach, lift, bend, kneel, stoop, climb, push and pull items weighing 30 pounds or less. The employee is required to stand for extended periods of time. The position requires the ability to follow written and oral instructions and procedures.

Required Education and Experience:

Culinary Arts degree, or the equivalent thereof, and a minimum of 2 years of head chef experience to demonstrate extensive knowledge of food preparation, kitchen management, menu planning, organization and leadership.

Additional Eligibility Requirements

Must be able to obtain and maintain a current Servsafe Food Protection Manager certificate or equivalent, from a nationally recognized or approved certification program.


Employment is based on the university school year/academic calendar (laid off during breaks when school is not in session).

We encourage you to learn more about our company. Please visit the College Fresh, Inc. website at or check us out on Facebook at


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Job Details

ID #2604995
State Indiana
City Lafayette / west lafayette
Source Indiana
Showed 2019-07-25
Date 2019-07-22
Deadline 2019-09-20
Category Food/beverage/hospitality
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