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Executive Chef

Utah Jazz

Apply by 5/31/2024

Posted 4 weeks ago



Salt Lake City, UT, USA

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Job Description

The Executive Chef will lead the Utah Jazz culinary staff to execution of all meals and food service at the practice facility, ownership kitchen and game day operations. The Executive Chef will collaborate with the Director of Performance Nutrition to fulfill athlete needs. Direct report - Director of Performance Nutrition and VP of Nutrition, Culinary and Hospitality.


  • Be an innovator and creator
  • Mentorship for a group with diverse backgrounds and skill sets
  • Mentorship for culinary interns
  • Create culinary staff schedules
  • Manage online ordering system for guest orders
  • Menu creator, including but not limited to: a la carte, buffet, action stations, meal prep, VIP special events
  • Cultivate a trusting environment with athletes
  • Ensure meals are made and packed for delivery to ownership office and family home (Provo, UT)
  • Assist in implementing specific dietary needs regarding allergies, intolerances, dietary restrictions, and recommendations from the Director of Performance Nutrition
  • Oversee locker room game day action station; implement prep for the station
  • Daily leadership of culinary staff including but not limited to meal execution and operational needs; manage sous chefs, cooks, dishwashers, temp workers
  • Facilitate good relationships with our vendors

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Qualifications Required

  • 10+ years in kitchen/hospitality
  • 5+ years management experience
  • 2+ years sports experience
  • Servsafe Certified

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