Executive Chef – Full Time, Variable Shift, Nutrition Services

Job Number: 00548
Department: Dietary Services
Shift: Variable Shift

Adventist Health Glendale
Glendale, CA

Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the greater good – from the operating room to the boardroom, we are driven by our unique passion to live God’s love through health, wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our mission.

Located in Los Angeles County, California, Adventist Health Glendale has been serving its community since 1905, and has been named one of the ‘Best Places to Work in Los Angeles’ by the Los Angeles Business Journal. It is home to a compassionate team of people living their mission in the medical field, and it shows-Adventist Health Glendale has achieved a number of major distinctions, including being a Joint Commission ‘Top Performer’ in the areas of stroke, cardiac care and pneumonia, as well as being one of only five hospitals in California with a cancer program recognized with an Outstanding Achievement Award by the American College of Surgeons.

Glendale is divided into 34 neighborhoods rich in culture, history and art. From Universal Studios Hollywood to Dodger Stadium or the Museum of Neon Art-you’ll never run out of things to do here.

We’re looking for someone to join our team as a Executive Chef who:

Develops menus and prepares food for the department cafeteria facilities and for various catered events. Supervises the department’s cooking staff. Prepares food, develops recipes and menus, and specifies food products and supervising presentation to insure high quality. Monitors and evaluates the performance of activities in order to ensure quality of work. Participates in the decision to hire new personnel regarding work assignments, overtime scheduling, etc. Applies substantial knowledge and experience to perform a wide range of advanced activities and/or determines how to use resources to meet schedules and goals; serves as working supervisor for team or work group.

Essential Functions:

Supervises employee activities throughout to ensure proper procedures are being followed. Assists in the evaluation of the work performance of employees.Participates and provides creative input in the development and implementation of menus and recipes. Ensures that menus and portion control are followed. Uses knowledge of the nutrient content and preservation of the nutritional value of food. Cooks for special and therapeutic diets. Standardizes recipes.Works closely with vendors to communicate purchasing needs. Orders food and supplies needed for food production area of the department.Ensures that supplies and equipment are used and maintained in a safe, cost-effective manner in accordance with established standards and policies.Actively participates in the hiring, promotion, and termination of employees, including the application of the interdisciplinary action process when applicable. Completes performance evaluations of supervised personnel.Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

You’ll be successful with the following qualifications:


High School Education/GED or equivalent: Preferred

Associate’s / Technical Degree or equivalent combination of education/related experience: Preferred

Work Experience:

Five years relevant experience: Preferred

Required Licenses/Certifications:

Registered Dietician certification: Preferred

ServSafe certification or equivalent: Preferred

Valid Driver’s License: Preferred