Working as a Chef
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Top Companies for Chef
McDonald’s is proud to be one of the most recognized brands in the world, with restaurants in over 100 countries and billions of customers served each year. As the global leader in the food service industry, we have a legacy of innovation and hard work that continues to drive us. Today, we are growing with velocity and are focused on modernizing our experiences, not to make a different McDonald’s but to build a better McDonald’s. About 80% of the restaurants are run by franchisees or affiliates.
Aramark proudly serves the world’s leading educational institutions, Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, prominent healthcare providers, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world with food, facilities, and uniform services. Aramark is an Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer. Your privacy is our top priority throughout the hiring process. Be aware of scammers fraudulently posing as Aramark trying to obtain your personal information. At Aramark, we will never ask for confidential or sensitive personal information such as bank account or social security numbers at any point prior to you accepting an offer with Aramark. If you have any concerns about information requests that you receive from Aramark, you should reach out to your Aramark hiring manager or recruiter.
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.
Press Up Hospitality Group is Ireland’s leading leisure and hospitality company. Established in 2009, the group began with an idea of offering exemplary experiences to both Irish and international customers that found themselves in Dublin. Our Irish owned company, over the past 12 years, has expanded nationally and internationally with some of its brands becoming household names and beloved gems. With over 70 businesses within the Press Up Hospitality Group portfolio, most notably featuring hotels, bars, gyms, restaurants, and high-end cinemas, we are now the leading hospitality group in Ireland with over 2,000 employees. There are always great opportunities for employment and advancement across the Group and we are committed to building careers for our best and brightest across all roles.
KSG is a pioneering restaurant solutions provider and is a 100% Irish owned and controlled company. Since 2008 we have experienced rapid growth in excess of 75% and have ambitious plans for the future. We would like you to be a part of that. We want to continue as the fastest growing contract restaurant and hospitality service provider in Ireland. KSG Group has two operating company formats called KSG and Two And You. KSG - provides tailored restaurant and hospitality solutions to a broad range of blue chip clients across all business sectors. Two and You - is a partnership between KSG and Michelin Star Restaurateur Patrick Guilbaud. Two and You is our contract dining and corporate hospitality operating brand format which is applicable for clients that have a significant element of hospitality as well as ‘at work’ employee dining as part of their overall catering service offer.
Look in almost any direction and you'll likely see a foodservice operation run by this company. Compass Group is the world's largest contract foodservices provider, with operations in more than 50 countries. It provides hospitality and foodservice for a variety of businesses and such public-sector clients as cultural institutions, hospitals, and schools. It also offers vending, catering, concessions, and security services for a number of events and sports venues. Its foodservice brands include Chartwells, Crothall, and Levy Restaurants. In addition, Compass is a franchisee of such well-known chains as Burger King and Starbucks.
The future of hospitality is bright at Hilton: a leading global hospitality company with a diverse portfolio of world-class brands. Dedicated to filling the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, we have welcomed more than 3 billion guests in our over 100-year history. Hilton is proud to have an award-winning workplace culture and we are consistently named among one of the World’s Best Workplaces. We support the mental and physical wellbeing of our Team Members so they can Thrive, thanks to innovative programs and benefits such as workplace flexibility, career growth and development, and our Go Hilton travel discount program. Hilton prioritizes understanding and integrating our Team Members’ unique perspectives and voices—along with those of our Guests, Owners, Suppliers, and Partners—to cultivate a diverse and inclusive environment for all. Check out the Hilton Careers blog and Instagram to learn more about what it’s like to be on Team Hilton!
President & Founder Beatrice Tollman has built Red Carnation Hotels with a vision for service excellence and a passion for generous hospitality. Today the collection proudly stands at 19 exceptional properties around the world, each unique and special, whilst sharing the founding values that define the family-owned and run business. The hotel collection is lovingly named after the signature flower Mrs. Tollman’s husband always wears, and this symbol of hospitality is also worn by every member of the team. Red Carnation Hotels is part of the TTC family of brands and works in proud partnership with its TreadRight Foundation to #MakeTravelMatter.
BaxterStorey's heritage has been built on sustainably sourcing fresh, seasonal, local produce, combined with dedicated training and development for our people. Since BaxterStorey started, we have established great partnerships with a series of farmers, producers and artisan food suppliers. We work closely with these groups who are now key to our business. They help us ensure that we can meet our commitment to sourcing from local suppliers, in turn reducing road miles whilst supporting local communities.