The CWU Student Union Dining operation is a large, complex, multi-unit venue. The Student Union Dining Chef de Cuisine will provide culinary leadership support to the entire student union culinary program, and dining concepts, while actively assisting in the daily management of the dining operations. The Chef de Cuisine helps to create and lead a culinary program that emphasizes quality, excellence, and customer service through effective leadership of back of the house efforts. The Chef de Cuisine participates with the Student Union Dining management team in a collaborative effort to coordinate and synchronize the operations and services to achieve the vision and goals of Dining Services.
Bachelor’s Degree in hospitality, business administration or related field, or a degree in Culinary Arts.
Over 5 years of progressively responsible experience working in a large commercial/institutional type kitchen setting.
Supervisory experience performing such duties as hiring, training, scheduling, evaluating employees and building teams.
Experience with menu development, food ordering, understanding, and applying nutritional standards.
OR Any combination of education and experience which clearly demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the job.
Must have or be eligible to obtain WA State Food Handler's permit within 30 days of initial hire date.
Must be able to obtain SERVSAFE Certification within 6 months of initial hire date.
Bachelor’s or equivalent degree in culinary arts or related field
Previous leadership experience in higher education food service operations
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite software such as Word, Excel, Access and e-mail or similar software
Located in historic Ellensburg, Washington, Central Washington University is a public four-year university. Home to over 10,000 students, Central has a commitment to hands-on learning and discovery, which takes students beyond the limits of the classroom and books. Central prepares students to become well-educated citizens who are ready for high-demand careers in the workforce and offers over 150 undergraduate majors as well as graduate studies programs and research. To prepare and enable students to succeed in a global economy, Central partners with over 30 colleges and universities around the world.CWU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer.