Executive Chef Manager

Job Number
Banner Del Webb Medical Center
Banner Del Webb Medical Center - Culinary & Nutrition-Hosp
Position Type
FT: Full-Time
Street Address
14502 W. Meeker Blvd.
City & State
US-AZ-Sun City West
Posting Category
Leadership - Non-Clinical
New Grad


The Banner Del Webb Culinary team is hiring for a full time Executive Chef Manager. A qualified candidate for this role will have a bachelor's degree in culinary management or a related field, be ServSafe certified in both food safety and managerial, have a food handlers card, five + years of high level catering, baking, banquet and cafeteria food production experience and exhibit the 3 E's: Energy, Enthusiasm and Excitement


This is a very hands on leadership position with a staff of 15 and involves ordering, managing room service operations, cafeteria food production and catering. Administrative duties such as production records, waste logs and financial responsibilties are included. A normal day is 10 - 11 hours with two days off per week - normally Friday and Saturday off.


About Banner Del Webb Medical Center
Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center excels in providing extraordinary health care to residents of the northwest Valley of metro Phoenix and is recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Phoenix's Best Hospitals. With 366 licensed beds, the hospital provides a wide range of services, including acute medical and surgical services as well as intensive care, emergency and urgent care, inpatient/outpatient surgery, cardiac catheterization, neurology, orthopedics, oncology, urology, pulmonary, obstetrics and gynecology, extended care, outpatient diagnostic services, acute and outpatient rehabilitation and adult behavioral services.



About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.


Job Summary

This position is responsible for providing culinary menu and recipe design and development to ensure the highest quality patient and retail food services at the facility. Plans and controls the use of food resources and provides training and direction to the food procurement and production staff.


Essential Functions

  • Provides culinary expertise, planning and leadership for all activities associated with food specification, quality, preparation and appearance/presentation.


  • Creates and incorporates new menu items including design, preparation, presentation and consistency of quality. Determines ingredients, portion sizes, temperatures and maintains quality control standards. Develops and manages efficient cycle menus, room service menus and menus for retail venues. Works with the clinical nutrition team to adapt recipes to special diets and to meet patient care needs.


  • Provides training and development for staff. Establishes and conducts training to ensure the ongoing competency of staff. Teaches and ensures compliance with all hospital safety, OSHA and other regulatory agency guidelines. Develops engaged employees to meet goals set by the company, reviewing and evaluating staff performance in an accurate, consistent, objective and timely manner. Trains, develops and enhances the culinary skills of all production staff.


  • Demonstrates culinary skills for all aspects of white tablecloth center of the plate dining including main entre, pastry, exotic cold foods, table and room presentation. Plans, procures, prepares and serves high profile meals for all catered and cafeteria events including high profile menus and high level catered functions and physicians dining.


  • Prescribes handling, sanitation, and storage routines for all food produced in the department.


  • Hires, trains, conducts performance evaluations, and directs the workflow for culinary staff. Participates in the development and implementation of culinary goals and objectives. Ensures all goals and objectives are met timely and effectively.



Minimum Qualifications

Must possess a strong knowledge and understanding of culinary management as normally obtained through the completion of a bachelor's degree in culinary management or a related field.

ServSafe certificate for food safety plus managerial food certification approved by the Conference for Food Protection and certified food manager license from the appropriate county Environmental Health Division.

Must have a valid food handler's certificate or obtain this within 30 days from date of hire. Five years high level catering, baking, banquet and cafeteria food production experience, or equivalent combination of education, training & experience. Must have a current ServSafe certificate for food safety, handling, ordering, production, and serving, plus a current managerial food certification approved and recognized by the Conference for Food Protection and certified food manager license from the appropriate county Environmental Health Division. Experienced in menu planning, ordering and staffing for catered events in excess of 1200 people. Must be able to organize, lead and direct work teams. Must be able to communicate effectively, to effectively problem solve with staff, physicians, families, and patients. Certification as required by county and state.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in all areas: As a Sous Chef, Baker, quantity hot food production cook, kitchen manager and in large scale catering food production and service. Health care experience a plus.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.