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

Shorebreak Hotel - Zimzala
Huntington Beach, CA

California is all about relaxed excellence, and Zimzala is a California restaurant, through and through. We're obsessed with celebrating the bountiful produce that grows here year-round, and that passion is reflected in our chef's seasonally changing menus of coastal cuisine. While we have high stan ... more

Sodexo's University Division has an opening for an Area Executive Chef 1 for the Ohio Region. The Area Executive Chef 1 have a focus on driving culinary excellence. Area Executive Chef will manage high volume culinary operations to include resident dining, retail food and catering venues and support ... more
The Cardinal Hotel - Empire
Winston-Salem, NC

Slated for an early 2016 opening, Kimpton's Cardinal Hotel will be located at 401 North Main Street in the heart of Winston-Salem. The majestic, art deco RJ Reynolds building was built in 1929 and is being transformed into a four star boutique hotel that will feature 175 beautifully designed guest r ... more
Courtyard Ewing
Ewing Township, NJ

To ensure proper service from the front line through quality control, training of line cooks and ensure proper sanitation levels. ... more
The Heathman Hotel Kirkland
Kirkland, WA

Food server is a member of the Food & Beverage team. Requirements include: basic knowledge of food and beverage preparation, service standards and guest relations and etiquette; knowledge of appropriate table settings, service ware and menu items; basic English language communication skills; and ... more
Morrison House - The Grille
Alexandria, VA

Our mission is to be the best loved Hotel & Restaurant Company so regardless of position, we look for individuals who are passionate about providing genuine heartfelt care to our guest and employees. ... more
Hotel Monaco Pitt-The Commoner
Pittsburgh, PA

Our mission is to be the best loved Hotel & Restaurant Company so regardless of position, we look for individuals who are passionate about providing genuine heartfelt care to our guest and employees. ... more
La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa
Montgomery, TX

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
Hilton Arlington and Towers, VA
Arlington, VA

Kitchen Supervisor is responsible for: training; supervision; and working with all chef's staff in order to create quality food products; ensuring proper receiving; storage and rotation of food products; scheduling culinary staff with proper coverage; and adhering to control procedures for cost and ... more
Hotel Monaco WDC - Poste
Washington, DC

Our mission is to be the best loved Hotel & Restaurant Company so regardless of position, we look for individuals who are passionate about providing genuine heartfelt care to our guest and employees. ... more

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