Executive Chef- Buffalo, NY

1 W Seneca St., Floor 25, Buffalo, NY 14203, United States

Odoo ERP system is enterprise resource planning software used company-wide for the management of business processes. Odoo provides seamlessly integrated functional business apps called Odoo apps that form an ERP solution. Our unique proposition of integrated apps that work seamlessly together allows users to automate and track everything they do. The open-source development model of Odoo has allowed us to leverage thousands of developers and business experts to build the world's largest ecosystem of fully integrated business apps.

Odoo has become a global network with more than 8 million users, and partners in more than 120 countries, and we continue growing with 1500 daily downloads. We are growing fast and need to hire faster.

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Users of the Product


Company Growth

75% Year over year

Company Maturity


We are currently searching for highly motivated candidates to
be our Executive Chef at our Buffalo, NY office!

What we expect

This is a 100% onsite role in Buffalo, NY.

​We are looking for a Head Chef for our Buffalo, NY office to provide daily meals for our employees.

You will oversee the entire kitchen operations, including menu planning, food preparation, and team management.

You will also be able to design your dream kitchen! We are currently renovating our entire kitchen space from scratch so that you will have a say in all aspects of remodeling.

Our ideal candidate is someone who can organize and prepare menus for the week with healthy and versatile food. Our office is growing to 300+ people this year, and we are looking for someone with experience preparing meals at that scale daily. Responsibilities will include helping to configure the physical space of our new kitchen, choosing equipment and food vendors, and hiring a team of 2-3 people who will report to you.

Schedule: Full-time schedule. Monday through Friday, 6:00 am - 3:00 pm. More details upon interview

  • Oversee entire kitchen responsibilities, including opening and closing duties, menu and food preparation, budgeting, interviewing, hiring additional staff as needed, and other ad hoc responsibilities

  • Plan and execute daily lunches for ~300 people every day

  • Manage inventory and vendors

  • Ensure kitchen maintenance and hygiene according to FDA/FSIS standards

  • Manage corporate events

  • Oversee additional company events, including annual Park Day, roadshows, recruitment events, and parties

  • Minimum three years experience as a chef with a preference for event catering
  • ServSafe and Food Safety Handler certifications
  • Experience with menu development, budget forecasting, & vendor management
  • Passion for culinary excellence and a desire to create diverse and versatile meals
  • Experience working preparing food for individuals with food allergies and religious restrictions (e.g., Halal or Kosher food)
  • Ability to oversee and perform opening & closing duties, including kitchen preparation and cleanup
  • Computer skills: experience working with P&L statements, budgeting, etc.,
  • Team management experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Culinary Arts, Hospitality, or a related field

  • Available immediately

What's great in the job?

  • Great team in a friendly and open culture.
  • Great benefits.
  • Free weekends.
  • Work for a fast-growing startup.
  • Free Snacks, lunch, and coffee!
The Odoo culture

Building a company we love.

Who is your manager?

Being a team leader at Odoo.

The founder's story

From 1 to 250 employees in a few years.


What we offer.

  • Healthcare, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account, 401K Matching, and Pre-Tax Commuter Benefits
  • PTO (Paid-time-off), paid sick days and paid holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program; 3 X 1-hour telehealth calls with certified mental health professionals
  • Free books for professional development
  • Evolve in a nice working atmosphere with a passionate, growing team!
  • Snacks, fruit, and coffee/drinks on tap!
  • Company-sponsored events for groups of 6+ employees
Compensation & Perks

A full-time position
with an attractive salary package

Eat & Drink

Fruit basket, coffee and soup
provided all day.

Be part of our team!

Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is core to Odoo's values. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. We are an equal-opportunity employer and a pleasant and supportive place to work. Pursuant to the New York Fair Chance Act, we will consider employment-qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.