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Compass Group, North America DISTRICT CHEF K12 - SIKESTON, MO in SIKESTON, Missouri

Posted Date: Oct 7, 2020

  • We have an opening for a DISTRICT CHEF, K-12 Schools.

  • Location: /Sikeston, MO/

  • Schedule: Monday - Friday days, some nights and weekends may be required

If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team.

Want to influence a generation? How about working in a place where you know you make a difference? At Chartwells, we provide over 2 million meals each day to students at more than 4,100 schools, ranging from large public institutions to small charter and private schools. Our goal is to ensure kids leave the cafeteria happier and healthier than they come in. That's why we serve food kids love to eat and create programs that encourage fun and discovery.

Full time associates at Chartwells K-12 are offered many fantastic benefits such as:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Great schedule!

  • Matching 401k

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

  • Wellness Program

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Life Insurance for Associates and Eligible Dependents

  • Discount Marketplace

  • And other great benefits!

*Job Summary*

As a District Chef with our K-12 sector, you will ensure client and customer service satisfaction is attained by providing culinary resources and support. You may be responsible for managing the departments scheduling, discipline, and/or hiring. You may assist in developing new menus, recipes, and ordering. This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic, entrepreneurial Culinary professional. Terrific hours!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides frontline culinary resources and support.

  • Assists with food cost control, menu planning, purchasing, and ensures food quality guidelines are followed.

  • Assists with planning and creating menus.

  • Produces and executes catering events.

  • Rolls out new culinary programs in conjunction with marketing and culinary team.

  • Assists with managing cost controls and control expenditures for the account.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • 1 to 3 years of culinary management experience.

  • Experience in restaurants, hotels, corporate dining, education, military, health care, and/or related food service operations. Prior K-12 experience is a plus.

  • Hands-on chef experience is required.

  • High volume batch cooking and complex food service operations experience is preferred.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation.

  • ServSafe Certified

  • Computer skills and knowledge of MS Office products including Excel.

  • Associate’s degree in Culinary Arts is preferred.

About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry

Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. /*Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)./

Req ID: 427733