Oak View Group

Chef| Lone Star

Location US-TX-Conroe
Job ID
Location Name
Lone Star
Culinary / Kitchen Management
Regular Full-Time

Oak View Group

Oak View Group is the global leader in venue development, management, and premium hospitality services for the live event industry.  Offering an unmatched, 360-degree solution set for a collection of world-class owned venues and a client roster that includes the most influential, highest attended arenas, convention centers, music festivals, performing arts centers, and cultural institutions on the planet.


More information at OakViewGroup.com, and follow OVG on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn


We are seeking a skilled and passionate Chef to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong culinary background, creativity, and leadership skills to oversee kitchen operations and ensure the delivery of high-quality dishes to our guests. This is an exempt position, requiring flexibility in scheduling and a dedication to maintaining culinary standards. This position offers a dynamic and creative environment where you can showcase your culinary skills and contribute to memorable events here at Lonestar Convention Center.


This role will pay a salary of $40,000 to $55,000.


For FT roles: Benefits: Health, Dental and Vision insurance, 401(k) savings plan, 401(k) matching, and paid time off (vacation days, sick days, and 11 holidays).


Job expires on 7/18/2024


  • Plan, prepare, and execute menus for weekly parties and concessions in accordance with customer preferences, dietary restrictions, and budget constraints.
  • Coordinate with event organizers to understand their needs and ensure that menu offerings meet their expectations.
  • Maintain a clean and organized kitchen workspace, adhering to food safety and sanitation guidelines at all times.
  • Order and shop out ingredients and supplies necessary for each event, ensuring that inventory levels are sufficient to meet demand.
  • Manage kitchen staff and delegate tasks as needed to ensure efficient food preparation and service.
  • Monitor food quality and presentation, making adjustments as necessary to meet standards of excellence.
  • Assist with menu development, recipe testing, and special event planning as requested.
  • Provide exceptional customer service and strive to exceed customer expectations with every meal served.


  • 3-5 years of experience
  • Proven experience as a Chef in a professional kitchen setting, with a focus on catering or event services preferred.
  • Culinary degree or certification from an accredited culinary institute preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of culinary techniques, food preparation methods, and flavor profiles.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Creative flair and passion for culinary innovation, with a keen eye for detail.
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed to accommodate event schedules.
  • Valid food handler's permit and knowledge of food safety regulations.
  • Physical stamina and dexterity to stand, lift, and carry heavy items in a kitchen environment.




Strengthened by our Differences. United to Make a Difference.

At OVG, we understand that to continue positively disrupting the sports and live entertainment industry, we need a diverse team to help us do it. We also believe that inclusivity drives innovation, strengthens our people, improves our service, and raises our excellence. Our success is rooted in creating environments that reflect and celebrate the diverse communities in which we operate and serve, and this is the reason we are committed to amplifying voices from all different backgrounds.


Oak View Group is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (“protected class”) including, but not limited to veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.


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