Performance Chef - Carolina Hurricanes (Raleigh · NC)

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Food and Beverage: Chef/Cook
The Carolina Hurricanes are looking for an experienced chef to plan and prepare meals for their NHL team. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual to be responsible for the preparation and execution of team related meals and functions adhering to established guidelines. 
Essential Functions:
  • Develop recipes, source, build and implement menus for all player and coach meals and ownership needs, with a focus on nutrient-dense foods to optimize player health and performance 
  • Prepare all food according to recipe and production sheets as dictated by team dietitian
  • Maintains allergen and religious avoidance labeling standards and maintains alternative recipes and menus to support athletes with food limitations.
  • Supports the recipe and nutrient analysis while integrating within nutrition analysis software to provide detailed nutrition and allergen information.
  • Assist Executive Chef and Sous Chef with the production of other catering projects as needed and available.
  • Able to operate autonomously while directing and training part-time help to complete tasks
  • Ability to generate prep and order lists as needed
  • Maintain work area, coolers and dry storage in a clean and orderly fashion
  • Complete assigned projects within allocated time sequence
  • Required to use safe food handling practices and all appropriate health department rules and regulations.
  • Understanding of nutrition as it relates to health, wellness, and performance. 
  • Knowledge and understanding of unique physical demands and nutrition needs of an athlete.
  • Collaborate with staff including dietitian, strength coach, and athletic trainers to accommodate athletes’ specific needs and goals.
 Experience and Education:
  • Culinary degree strongly preferred
  • Previous experience cooking for professional sports teams and large volume food and beverage preferred
  • Current ServeSafe certification required 
Skills & Abilities:
  • Ability to read and follow both written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to adhere to building policies and event requirements
  • Knowledge of basic mathematical skills
  • Ability to interact with fellow employees and general public in a positive and professional manner
  • Ability to lift and carry 50lbs of product unassisted
  • Ability to remain alert and observant in order to prevent accidents and safety problems
  • Ability to work irregular hours according to the team’s schedule and needs, including but not limited to nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Must pass criminal background check 
Hurricanes Holding, LLC reserves the right to change or modify the employee's job description whether orally or in writing, at any time during the employment relationship. Hurricanes Holdings, LLC may require an employee to perform duties outside his/her normal description. This document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job Questions:

  1. Have you ever pled guilty or been convicted of a crime excluding minor traffic offenses? If yes explain fully. A conviction does not necessarily exclude you from employment.

  2. Have you previously been employed with PNC Arena? If yes, when and in what department.