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Executive Chef/ Campus Manager (Calpoly)

  2022-01-12     Gill Grilling     San Luis Obispo     20-25 hour     Sign On Bonus: 500  

*** START DATE: 1/3/22

Company Summary: Gill Grilling has provided meal plans to fraternities and sororities for two decades. These clients hire us to provide daily meal service on-site in their chapter houses. Chefs assigned to these locations cook meals every day for the members of a fraternity or sorority, adapting the menu to the preferences of these members. Our Team Members enjoy a predictable schedule, independent working environment, and attractive work-life balance.

Position Description: Are you tired of 80-hour work weeks and no work-life balance? Here at Gill Grilling, we offer 45-hour work weeks and predictable schedules with the opportunity to oversee a huge part of the fraternity and sororities and have your summers off!

As a Full Time Campus Manager, you will be in charge of the day-to-day operations and oversight of all Fraternity/Sorority kitchen(s) at CalPoly. The duties are similar to what a General Manager does as you will have full responsibility for customer satisfaction and success of the operation.

Success in your role will be achieved by attention to detail, ability to adapt your management style to different personalities, culinary experience, and ability to cultivate relationships with customers and team members. Our biggest operational priorities are to strengthen personal relationships with customers, reinforce safe operating procedures, and ensure an efficient ordering process. The best candidates are eager to succeed, communicate quickly, are attentive to detail, and have culinary management experience.

Reports To: Vice President of Operations

Tasks and Duties:

  • ensuring customer satisfaction through implementation of their feedback and thorough follow-through on their requests
  • accountability for food and labor budgets
  • processes for food ordering and inventory control
  • meet with vendors
  • continuous meetings with customers
  • cooking regularly

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • general knowledge of Universities, Fraternities, and Sororities
  • general technology skills, including Gmail/Google Suite of products
  • ability to provide good customer and personal service, including developing a rapport with clientele, attention to detail, and follow up
  • self-motivated
  • experience with cooking, kitchen management, food ordering, and managing people
  • experience with ‘repeat customer service’ such as country clubs
  • high degree of professionalism in working with clientele


  • Have 5+ years of culinary experience
  • Demonstrate an advanced understanding of business operations
  • Manage shifts which include daily decision making, scheduling and planning
  • Ensure you and your staff adhere to safety practices and sanitation standards
  • Be ServSafe certified or able to get certification
  • Perform calmly and effectively
  • Manage on-the-fly requests with ease and poise
  • Understand ordering systems and inventory control
  • Drive continuous improvement
  • Be able to reliably commute to CalPoly

Benefits include:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage for full-time employees
  • 2 weeks paid vacation
  • 401(k) with company match
  • ServSafe recertification credit

COVID-19 Precaution(s): 

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Do not contact this company in solicitation of any product or service.

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