UW Club seeks Executive Chef

University of Washington Club Executive Chef

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Full Position Description

The University of Washington Club on the UW Campus in Seattle seeks an Executive Chef to lead our Culinary Team. Qualified Can

Duties include working and overseeing Catered Events, Daily Lunch Service, 520 Lounge Menu Service, and Club Event Programs.  They are also responsible for ordering, inventory, menu writing, and scheduling.  We are looking for someone with a positive attitude, who takes initiative, and has strong leadership skills.    A love of food and a willingness to explore world cuisine is a must.

F/T salaried position, pay $60,000 to $65,000, Medical/Dental (after 30 days) completely paid for by the Club, 401K (after 1 year), vacation (after 1 year) and sick time (after 6 months), Federal holidays off, on campus parking paid for by the Club, Husky Card.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Preferably hotel and/or private club experience
  • Completion of an accredited culinary program
  • Minimum 5 years of kitchen management experience


Ideal candidate would:

  • Enjoy working closely with a small management team
  • Be organized and timely
  • Have great communication skills both written and verbal
  • Be flexible and able to work in a lively environment
  • Able to reprioritize as needed
  • Be calm and patient
  • Have a positive attitude
  • Have a desire to learn
  • Have a resourceful mindset
  • Details, details, details
  • Be personable
  • Be an innovator offer suggestions, solutions, and possibilities
  • Be energetic
  • Be committed to a team that feels like family
  • Acts with a sense of urgency
  • Able to be autonomous
  • Takes ownership and responsibility
  • Be proactive if you can avoid the situation by asking a question now, then ask it!
  • Embody the purpose and values of the UW Club:



Building a Community Where Friendships Come with Ease



Community: We appreciate each and every team member as well as our club members, and we welcome open communication.


Reputation of Excellence: Our members and guests receive exceptional food, excellent service, and an unforgettable experience that they are excited to share with others.


Gratitude: We genuinely care for each individual, hold our members in the highest regard, and appreciate what everyone brings to the Club.


Care and Support: We make a difference by showing compassion and respect to everyone who comes into contact with the Club.


Innovation: We are consistently reviewing, assessing, and improving how we serve our team members, club members, and guests to exceed their expectations.


Engagement: We are present, involved, and thoughtful in our interactions with everyone who comes into contact with the Club.


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