Chef Jobs

Chef jobs are ideal for professionals with a passion for food who thrive in a fast paced environment. Chef job opportunities are also on the rise as the economy improves and restaurant demand increases. Whether your interest in a career as a chef stems from a desire to create new and exotic dishes, manage a kitchen, or to simply produce great food � plenty of chef jobs are available on Hcareers that offer the opportunity to make your mark in the culinary industry.

Hcareers is the leading job board for chef employment. You'll find chef jobs from the best employers in the food service, leisure and hospitality industries including Mortons, Hakkasan NYC and Patina Restaurant Group. Chef Jobs posted by industry power houses such as Outback Steakhouse, Ruth Chris Steakhouse and Culinary Concepts by Jean-Georges often include positions for executive chefs and head chefs as well as sous chefs, pastry chefs and assistant chefs.

Professionals interested in chef jobs need not focus on traditional restaurant employers alone. Hcareers often posts open chef positions in hotels, at country clubs and on cruise ships. Job openings are also often available for personal and private chefs. Whether you want to focus on a large menu or small one, be part of a team or work independently, your chef job search is certain to be fruitful.

Required training for chef jobs varies depending on position. Executive chefs, head chefs, chef managers and chef de cuisines, are generally the most skilled cooks in the restaurant or dining establishment. These roles are responsible for developing new recipes as well as for directing kitchen staff, preparing cost estimates for food and supplies, inventory management and setting schedules. Most Chefs have extensive prior experience in food service or the hospitality industry. The majority also have postsecondary training in culinary arts. However, line cooks, prep cooks and sous chefs may work their way up to higher level chef positions over time. Many often get their start as an apprentice chef or trainee chef through an official apprenticeship program.

As of February 2012, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that the leisure and hospitality industry employs more than 13.5 million professionals, including many in various chef jobs. Employment within this industry is quickly increasing, with more than 41,000 jobs added in food services and drinking places in February 2012 alone. The BLS estimates that nearly half of all executive chefs and head chefs are employed at full service restaurants. Nine percent are employed by hotels, caterers and food service contractors. Eight percent are self-employed as personal or private chefs.

Chef jobs should continue to increase for the foreseeable future. The BLS predicts that supervisory chef positions will increase by 6 percent by 2018. The National Restaurant Association expects restaurant employment, including jobs for chefs, to increase to 14.3 million by 2022. Competition for positions at upscale restaurants may be fierce, but the fast pace and long hours usually generates high turnover, so chef jobs will continue to become available as those leaving the industry need to be replaced.

If you're looking for chef employment, check the Hcareers job board regularly for the latest open positions.

Most Recent Chef Jobs

Sunrise of San Mateo-63047
San Mateo, CA
8/22/14

As the Dining Services Coordinator, you will be responsible for providing overall leadership and management of the dining operations in the community. In this role, you will be a hands-on leader for all the dining service activities including preparation of food, managing the food inventory and supp ... more
Figueroa Hotel
Los Angeles, CA
8/22/14

Assist the Executive Chef in the preparation of food and oversightof kitchen operations in accordance with established food quality, guest service and sustainability standards. ... more
Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort
Orlando, FL
8/22/14

This position supports the Director of EVS with all activities pertaining to maintaining the Food and Beverage storage, preparation and service areas and materials to include controlling inventories for and ensuring spotless, sanitary condition of all china, glassware, silverware, cookware and servi ... more
The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa
Scottsdale, AZ
8/22/14

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. owns, manages and franchises some of the most well-known brands in the industry. We are proud of who we are and happy to share some of those details with you. We are relatively young company; however we have a history full of stories of growth, innovatio ... more
The Original: A Dinerant
Portland, OR
8/22/14

Plan and manage the kitchen staff in the procurement, production, preparation and presentation of all food for the hotel in a safe, sanitary work environment which conforms to all standards and regulations and achieves profitable, competitive, quality products. ... more
The Fairmont Dallas
Dallas, TX
8/22/14

Every memorable dining experience at Fairmont Hotels and Resorts begins behind the scenes with our Culinary team's commitment to safe, efficient operations and exceptional cuisine. As Pastry Cook II, the care you devote to preparing each menu item will not go unnoticed by the guests who are fortunat ... more
Cheeca Lodge & Spa
Islamorada, FL
8/22/14

The Director of Food & Beverage is a leadership position responsible for managing resort restaurants, banquets and culinary while maximizing profits through sales and controlling expenses to ensure maximum operational efficiency. The director enforces compliance to state and resort standards, wh ... more
Hilton Burlington, VT
Burlington, VT
8/22/14

Line cook is a members of the Food & Beverage Team. S/he is responsible for: preparation of food "to order" for the hotel restaurant; ensures consistent quality; and follows IHR's Standard Operating Procedures and Food Safety procedures. This individual is required to be detailed orien ... more
P.F.Chang's
Lake Grove, NY
8/22/14

The cornerstone of an exceptional dining experience is extraordinary food. That’s why at P.F. Chang’s China Bistro we are truly committed to your success. ... more
THE EILAN HOTEL RESORT & SPA
San Antonio, TX
8/21/14

Sustenio by Texas Celebrity Chef Stephan Pyles is located at the Eilan Hotel Resort & Spa, which is now an esteemed member of The Leading Hotels of the World collection of luxury hotels making it only one of two in Texas to have been recognized for their outstanding level of service. With the st ... more

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