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University of Notre Dame
  • Position Number: 1167491
  • Location: Notre Dame, IN
  • Position Type: Food Services

University of Notre Dame

Banquet Chef - Full Time

The University of Notre Dame ( is accepting applications for a Banquet Chef - Full Time.

Applications will be accepted until 2/28/2018.

At the Morris Inn, our mission is to serve as the living room of the University of Notre Dame, where we deliver an exceptional guest experience with a higher degree of hospitality to create lasting loyalty. With a living room comes the need for a kitchen to serve our guests. After a full kitchen renovation in the year 2013, the Morris Inn banquet kitchen now features state-of-the-art equipment such as a Rational Oven, Anti-Griddle, and Paco Jet.
This position is responsible for all planning and directing of banquet food preparation. Quality control and production logistics will play a large part in the chosen candidate for this role. The position involves a large degree of supervising of a banquet culinary team including staff scheduling and management. The Banquet Chef may be responsible for working with the Purchasing Coordinator to manage food purchases and inventory. The Banquet Chef works closely with the Assistant Director of Food and Beverage to ensure all dietary restrictions are met for events.
With a competitive benefits package including:

  • Paid holidays

  • Paid vacation

  • Medical

  • Vision

  • Dental
    The Morris Inn is the only AAA 4 Diamond Hotel in Northern Indiana, placing the hotel in the top 5% of hotels in the United States and sits at the heart of Notre Dame's storied campus. The Morris Inn has also recently joined the Historic Hotels of America adding to the perfect atmosphere for a growing career in culinary.
    Every day we strengthen and sustain the vibrant culture of Notre Dame to cultivate the gifts and talents of every individual. So, if you see yourself serving others through hospitality as an opportunity to provide a smile, a curious mind, and a strong sense of teamwork, then we have a spot on our team for you.
    Banquet Chef responsibilities will include, but not limited to:
  • Working with the Executive Chef to administrate and coordinate the operational plan.

  • Directly leading the culinary team on the floor in the kitchen in preparation of all food produced.

  • Observe and assess/evaluate employees technical skills, identifying areas of improvement and then facilitating the needed training

  • Working together with the Executive Chef on staff scheduling, daily cooking timelines and production schedules

  • Inspects completed food products to insure they meet or exceed standards of quality and appearance

  • Conducts continuing analysis of food procedures and makes necessary changes to improve quality of products and operational efficiency,

  • Assists in purchasing, maintaining appropriate inventories

  • Directly oversees the teams daily sanitation procedures of all kitchen equipment and kitchen facilities

    Minimum Qualifications:
    Associates Degree in Applied Science or Occupational Studies; a graduate of a certified apprenticeship program or up to 3 years of college or technical school preferred but not required. 3 to 4 years of experience working in a banquet kitchen working all culinary stations. Must have good leadership skills and the propensity to engage with the team Maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance to professional standards and come with a positive attitude.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    The University of Notre Dame, founded in 1842 by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., of the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an independent, national Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Ind. For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame has received Honor Roll distinctions as one of the top 10 higher education workplaces in the country in the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual "Great Colleges to Work For" survey...and we are proud of it!

    The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and others that will enhance our community. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

    Please apply online at to Job # S171043. For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.

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