Executive Chef Job Vacancy at ASM Global (El Paso, TX 79901)

Vacancy : Executive Chef
Company Name : ASM Global
Company Location : El Paso, TX 79901

Job Description

Position Summary:

The Executive Chef is responsible for ensuring the highest level of food and guest experience. Creates and maintains food and beverage menus from recipe development to execution. Takes management lead to ensure food is prepared properly, safety and tastily. The Executive Chef will train, supervise, and direct culinary and kitchen staff.

Major Responsibilities

Develop and execute gourmet menus for catered events, private events, special events, and galas.
Develop tasting menus and host tastings for clients and special occasions.
Be meticulous about consistent plating and neatness of food presentation.
Develop and execute all F&B specifications document in each event’s Banquet Event Order.
Creates and maintains Savor menus and identity.
Maintains quality standard when preparing and serving food.
Manage all aspects of the kitchen operation and food & Beverage products selection and ordering.
Confidently present dishes and ingredients to individual tables and large groups for select occasions.
Ensure a safe working environment to reduce the risk of injury and accidents.
Performs interviews, hires, schedules, and supervises kitchen staff.
Train, manage, coach discipline all culinary and kitchen staff.
Participate in weekly catering and event meetings.
Conducts safety, sanitation, and maintenance in kitchen.
Maintains food costs while ensuring quality standards are met.
Manages inventory of all kitchen supplies.
Orders all food and develops rapport with our numerous purveyors.
Observes kitchen staff while they prepare for events and maintains portion size, proper garnishing of food, and proper handling.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with ASM’s policies and applicable laws.
Disciplining employees in conjunction with HR; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Ability to work under limited supervision.
Requires flexible hours including nights and weekends and holidays that vary based on events.
Meet deadlines for reports and/or projects required by General Manager, Director of Food & Beverage, and/or Regional Manager.
Follow cash handling policies and procedures, as well as other ASM, Savor and building specific policies and procedures.
Assist the food & beverage Department in maintaining a Health Department score of 90 or higher.
Proved the highest customer service excellence.
Attends appropriate planning, organization, staff and other event and facility meetings.
Maintains the proper image and generates positive public relations with patrons and staff.
Performs other duties assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Directly supervises Kitchen personnel. Carries out supervisory responsibilities while following ASM policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding; disciplining employees in conjunction with Human Resources; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Education and or Experience:
Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college/university; and/or Culinary Arts Certificate
Eight or more years of hands-on experience as an Executive Chef
Eight or more years of kitchen/culinary and supervisory experience

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required to this job:

Demonstrate working knowledge of Food and Beverage operations, including inventory, management and purchasing procedures.
Appreciation for gourmet multi-course cuisine.
Full understanding of fine dining and formal table settings.
Strong attention in food presentation and plating: Desire to create unique dishes that exceed guest’s expectations.
Knowledge of Menu development and ability to implement effectively.
Ability to serve high quality cuisine or events with guest counts from 1 to 2500.
Possess skills and experience in employee relations and supervising/training personnel.
Follow oral and written instructions and communicate effectively with other in both oral and written form.
Organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines.
Work effectively under pressure and/or stringent schedule and produce accurate results.
Maintain an effective working relationship with clients, employees, exhibitors, patrons, and others encountered in the course of employment.
Able to compute basic mathematic calculations.
Remain flexible and adjust to situations as they occur.


Management Food Handler Certified.
TABC Certified
Physical Requirements:
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Manual dexterity – Regularly required to use hands, to finger, handle or feel.
Reach with hands and arms.
Climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl to access inventory.
May spend long hours in sitting, walking, or standing.
Lifting to 50 lbs.
Working Environment:
Fast paced exposure to kitchen environment
During events may be exposed to moderate to extreme noise.
Computer Skills:
Operate a personal computer using Windows and Microsoft Office software.
Hours of Work and Travel Requirements:
Some U.S. and International Travel maybe required.
Requires ability to work extended and flexible hours including nights, weekends, and holidays in addition to normal business hours.
This job description portrays in general terms the type and level(s) of work performed and is not intended to be all-inclusive or to represent specific duties of any one incumbent. The knowledge, skills and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training. The company reserves the rights to modify, supplement, delete, or augment the duties and responsibilities specified in the position description, in the company’s sole and absolute discretion. Duties other than those expressly specified may be assigned from time to time.

The essential responsibilities of this position are described under the headings above. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Also, this document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.

This position offers a competitive salary. Please complete the application thoroughly and submit a resume to be considered.

Applicants that need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process may contact- 915-534-0628

ASM GLOBAL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, and protected Veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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