1900 Colonel Sanders Lane

Corporate Chef

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Corporate Chef
1900 Colonel Sanders Lane
Louisville, KY
40213

Description:


The position requires a culinary expertise with a passion for bringing new great-tasting Southern-Inspired menu items to KFC in an operationally relevant way.

* Responsible for being the Culinary Chef for KFC – does it meet the Colonel's standards?
* Key culinary lead to drive Culinary Innovation to support 3+ years of innovation
* Executes and orchestrates numerous best-in-class culinary food showcases
* Actively engage to stay current with latest food and industry trends and share with team
* Actively engage with cross-functional partners to move the product from infancy to launch
* Provides direction to vendors and consultants while creating/building relationships with suppliers to showcase their capabilities
* Supporting other functions, especially Public Relations as needed, typically as a spokesperson with a new product launch
* Supporting testing of new products as needed
* Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
* Ensures sensorial integrity of products from table top concepts to factory produced by partnering with PD and Commercialization
* Provide thought leadership on developing platforms, Ops simplicity and Brand fit

Requirements:


* Extensive culinary experience with quick service restaurant back-of-house capabilities.
* A minimum of ten years of culinary experience
* Experience in the quick service industry, or a strong interest in being a part of a global iconic brand QSR company; experience working with franchisees is also highly preferred
* Ability to think creatively to achieve breakthrough results
* Critical thinking ability with the creative strategic ability to think "big picture"
* A strong moral compass and commitment to doing what is right
* A sense of urgency and passion for turning knowledge and innovation into action
* Strong culinary technical skills with the ability to filter through consumer and business needs
* Ability to work productively and communicate effectively across all levels of the organization including many diverse working styles and backgrounds and to maintain a team built on collaboration, integration, integrity, and ingenuity
* Ability to act as an effective change agent while focusing on actions that are most critical for achieving step-change results
* A positive attitude and high energy level
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills
* Flexibility, resilience, and the ability to deal with ambiguity, welcoming and embracing change while respecting the value of tradition

Additional Info:

Keep in mind, this is just basic information. You’ll find out more after you apply. And independently-owned franchised or licensed locations may have different requirements. At KFC, what you do matters! So if you want to be part of a winning team, find out now why Life Tastes Better with KFC. Apply today!

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If you need assistance in the application or hiring process to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time by contacting the location nearest you.