Working as an Executive Chef

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14K Executive Chef reviews for 7K companies

Work/Life Balance
3.3 ★
Compensation & Benefits
3.4 ★
Career Opportunity
3.5 ★
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3K Executive Chef Jobs

Executive Chef Reviews

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AIDA CruisesAIDA Cruises
Chef De Parties
Dec 7, 2020

“Good working environment and enjoyable”

Marriott InternationalMarriott International
Executive Chef
Mar 1, 2021

“A perfect and happy place to work with.”

May 28, 2020

“rewarding happy motivation friendly productive”

Papa John'sPapa John's
Pizza Maker
Apr 27, 2021

“Very good enjoy the day”

Natural KitchenNatural Kitchen
Sous Chef
Jan 23, 2021

“happy atmosphere to work”

Frank's Bar
Oct 24, 2021

“I love to serve people and I like to see happy customers!!”

Sushi Chef
May 21, 2021

“If you choose morning shifts able to enjoy your long afternoon”

Pampered ChefPampered Chef
Mar 27, 2022

“none happy place to work”

Top Companies for Executive Chef

3.4 ★
16K Jobs
10K Reviews
8K Salaries

Founded in 1966 by Pierre Bellon in Marseilles, France, Sodexo is now the worldwide leader in Quality of Life services. For over 40 years, we have developed unique expertise, backed by nearly 420,000 employees in 80 countries across the globe. In combining the diverse talents of our teams, Sodexo is the only company to integrate a complete offer of innovative services, based on over 100 professions. We develop, manage and deliver a unique array of On-site Services, Benefits & Rewards Services and Personal and Home Services for all our clients to improve the Quality of Life. Our experiences with our over 75 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance…every day.

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Restaurant Associates
Restaurant Associates
4.4 ★
519 Jobs
551 Reviews
473 Salaries

RESTAURANT ASSOCIATES: A CULTURE OF CARE Innovators in culinary, hospitality, and well-being for 75 years. At RA, food is inspiration. Since the 1950's, we've delivered culinary excellence and unparalleled hospitality to some of the most recognizable institutions and brands in the world, including Google, Tiffany & Company and The Guggenheim Museum. Our reputation is built on our ability to continuously evolve and innovate. Our work goes beyond the excellence of our food and hospitality. It extends to industry-best wellness and sustainability practices and a commitment to integrating human-centered technology throughout our company. In all that we do, people matter. We value our guests, our communities, and most importantly, our own. HISTORY & HERITAGE RA has a rich history of restaurant and hospitality heritage with culinary luminaries such as James Beard, Julia Child and Joe Baum, the iconic restaurateur and innovator who created the country's first themed restaurants and defined our DNA. At the heart of RA is: A commitment to fresh, seasonal and responsible sourcing. Honest, scratch cooking with wellness at the foundation. Simple, unfussy styling and presentation. A diverse and hospitable team of chefs and managers with the talent and expertise to customize an experience unique to each client. All with decades of experience from our dedicated support team. WHERE CAN YOU FIND US? Headquartered in New York City, and with a heritage steeped in quality and innovative dining, Restaurant Associates operates a premier portfolio of corporate accounts, prestigious law firms, educational facilities and landmark cultural centers. We pride ourselves in serving over 160 clients in New York City, Boston, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Hartford, Knoxville, Philadelphia, Wilmington, and Canada.

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