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Executive Chef

Company: Texas Tech University
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:


Executive Chef


Hospitality Services

Position Description

The Executive Chef is a culinary conductor -- leading a team of talented chefs and kitchen staff to create exceptional dining experiences. The role encompasses a wide range of responsibilities, including but certainly not limited to: Food Procurement and Cost Control, Recipe Perfection, Menu Innovation, Kitchen Maintenance, and Kitchen Leadership.

About the Department and/or College

Top Tier Catering features culinary excellence and impeccable service in the best venues on and around the Texas Tech Campus. From intimate to lavish, Top Tier embodies the perfect services for any occasion. Every event - from a business lunch to a grand-scale wedding - is unique and requires special attention.

As the Executive Chef, you will have the opportunity to cook for Texas Tech Administration. This included the Texas Tech University Chancellor, President, Athletic Director, and Board of Regents along with special guests to the University. You will have the culinary freedom to create signature dishes and use your unique skills to continue the Hospitality Services award-winning program.

Are you ready to make your mark as our Executive Chef and elevate our culinary offerings to unparalleled heights? Apply now and let your culinary journey with us begin!

Major/Essential Functions

  • Food Procurement and Cost Control: You'll masterfully estimate food consumption, curate the finest ingredients, and keep a watchful eye on our food costs.
  • Recipe Perfection: Elevate our cuisine to new heights by developing standardized production recipes, ensuring that every dish reaches the pinnacle of consistent quality.
  • Menu Innovation: Unleash your creativity as you craft and price tantalizing menus that leave a lasting impression on our clients and guests.
  • Kitchen Maintenance: Oversee the smooth operation and meticulous maintenance of our kitchen equipment, creating an environment that prioritizes safety and sanitation.
  • Kitchen Leadership: As the leader of the kitchen, you'll inspire and mentor our kitchen team, nurturing their culinary talents to shine. Along with maintaining a positive communication with customers, catering staff, university officials and Event Coordinators.If you're a culinary expert with a passion for excellence, a taste for innovation, and the ability to create unforgettable dining experiences, we invite you to join us at Top Tier Catering. Take the lead and let your culinary artistry shine in the heart of our kitchen.

    Required Qualifications

    Culinary degree, certification, or at least three years of equivalent restaurant industry experience as a chef. Certified as a ServSafe food handler or other food safety certification.

    Safety Information

    Adherence to robust safety practices and compliance with all applicable health and safety regulations are responsibilities of all TTU employees.

    Does this position work in a research laboratory?


    Special Instructions to Applicants

    Starting Pay Range for the Executive Chef: $67,500 - $75,600

    Required Attachments

    Resume / CV

    Job Type

    Full Time

    Pay Basis


    Minimum Hire Rate


    Pay Statement

    Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan by visiting

    Travel Required

    Up to 25%



    Schedule Details

    Schedule varies - overtime as needed

    Grant Funded?


    Job Group

    Service Workers - Supervisors

    EEO Statement

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

    Army Military Occupational Specialty Code

    922A, 92G

    Marine Military Occupational Specialty Code

    3300, 3301, 3302, 3381

    Navy Enlisted Classification Code


Keywords: Texas Tech University, Lubbock , Executive Chef, Hospitality & Tourism , Lubbock, Texas

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