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AdventHealth Executive Chef Manager in Wesley Chapel, Florida


All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Career Development

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full Time

Location: 2600 Bruce B. Downs Blvd Wesley Chapel, Florida 33544

The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

  • From state- of- the- art equipment to the most intricate building details, AdventHealth Wesley Chapel was designed from the ground up to maximize healing, patient care and wellness

  • Recognized as leader in patient satisfaction and was named Top 100 Hospital in Modern Healthcare Magazine by IBM Watson Health

  • 50,000 sq ft community Health & Wellness Center

  • Comprehensive women’s health center named Inspiration Place that incorporates female physician specialists, women’s imaging, pelvic floor and female physical therapy and a boutique spa.

  • Consistently named a Top Workplace in Tampa Bay by the Tampa Bay Times

  • AdventHealth Wesley Chapel has been named to Healthgrades Top 250 Hospitals list. This places them in the top 5% of hospitals in the country for superior clinical performance and excellence

  • Opened an offsite 24 bed, 24/7 emergency room in Central Pasco to better serve the emergency health needs of residents in west and central Pasco

The role you’ll contribute:

Under the supervision of the Food Service Director, the Executive Chef Manager functions in a management capacity to plan, direct, and evaluate the purchase, production, presentation and pricing of food and services for patient room service, cafeteria and catering at AdventHealth Wesley Chapel. The Executive Chef Manager will ensure that the standards of safety, nutritional value, quality and performance are maintained and advanced. Responsible for recipe, menu and concept development within established departmental guidelines. Responsible for inventory management. Ensures conformance with The Joint Commission, DNV, state and local regulations as well as compliance with all HACCP, department, FHMMC and AH policies and procedures.

This position has primary responsibility for the direction and development of culinary staff and inventory positions. Assures that food production employees are properly trained and supported in order to accomplish their job routines. Conducts ongoing culinary education in all aspects of food and cooking. Develops and evaluates staffing levels for current and forecasted needs. Organizes food production staff in order to ensure a cost efficient operation.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Oversees all production of food for AHWC by regularly interacting with staff and checking preparation and serving areas for quality, presentation, sanitation area. Must utilize small batch cooking and standard recipes.

  • Oversees training of cooks, inventory control and food service workers in the proper preparation and techniques to assure that quality and quantity standards are met

  • Supervises all staff by assigning work, training, coaching, evaluation performance, progressive discipline and recommending termination as is appropriate.

  • Assists with the screening, interviewing, and selection of new staff members.

  • Setup/Maintenance of standardized recipes into electronic format for all recipes used with correct ingredients, proper nutritional specifications and service standards.

  • Determines quantities of products needed for production and communicates daily with staff, personnel to place orders for meat, dairy and produce to ensure freshness and avoid spoilage utilizing Culinary Production Records.

  • Researches new menu concepts, tests recipes, and introduces new menu options to meet current customer trends and patient needs

  • Ensures that food and labor costs are within budgetary guidelines.

  • Prepare operational reports and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations and conclusion, develop and recommend policies and procedures related to assigned operations, make recommendations for increased savings, reduced costs and improved services, determine changes in selling prices and menu items as needed, propose new equipment purchase.

  • Conducts all departmental in-services as scheduled, actively plans and contributes to the department activities.

  • Fill in any positions when required due to staffing shortages, working mornings, nights, weekends and holidays as needed


The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

Minimum qualifications :

  • Minimum of 5 years executive chef or food service management experience in a large, high-volume operation required upon hire

  • AOS Degree (or equivalent) in Culinary Arts upon hire (preferred)

  • Demonstrated expertise equivalent to a two-year Culinary Arts degree through post-secondary education. May include certificates from technical schools, documented apprentice programs, military food service or culinary leadership programs, ACF certifications, CDM/DT certificate programs or industry-based certifications that in total approximate traditional formal associates-level education.

  • Current FL Driver’s license upon hire

  • Current Serve Safe or other food safety or HACCP certification upon hire

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Nutritional Services

Organization: AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

Req ID: 22012981

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.