The Role at a glance:

We are looking to add an experienced, motivated executive chef to Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium with Lancer Hospitality in Tacoma, WA at The Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium. As an executive chef, you will have the opportunity to prepare innovative cuisine at an exciting landmark property!

What you'll be doing:

  • Supervising the quality standards and practices of the food production process, including purchasing, food specifications, meal preparation, service, and sanitation.
  • Developing standardized recipes and utilizing other production tools to ensure food quality and cost objectives are met.
  • Participating in the planning and execution of special events.

What we're looking for:


  • At least five years of progressive culinary experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft software programs.
  • Experience with budget statements.



  • Associate’s degree in culinary arts.




Bonus Eligible




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Nearest Major Market: Tacoma
Nearest Secondary Market: Seattle