Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for a corporate executive chef.

A corporate executive chef takes charge of the kitchens as well as making executive decisions related to food and beverage in a company that has multiple kitchens. His/her role is that of an overall manager in the preparation of food, developing new menu items and in managing staff and supplies in these kitchens.

Other than food preparation, other duties include purchase of the best products at attractive pricing, maintain good relations with vendors, review contracts with vendors, create culinary solutions, hire and retain culinary talent, team leader and staff supervisor ensuring engagement of people, ensure food safety and sanitation rules are followed, research and identify food trends in the industry, evaluate purchasing, receiving, storage and management procedures of inventory and execute efficiencies.

Employee Performance Goals Sample

Employee's Name: Title:
Review Period: __/__/__ to __/__/__ Employee SSN:
Work Location: Supervisor's Name:


  1. Setting Goals: List specific goals in the space provided below each competency under "Performance Goals". Assign an appropriate timeline for each goal as well as numeric or financial terms to measure the goal.
  2. Employee Comments: The employee must comment next to each goal under "Employee Comments" with "Okay" for goals which he/she feels comfortable working with, and "Needs Clarification" for goals which he/she believes need to be discussed further. An employee who is comfortable with all the goals can sign the goals at this stage.
  3. Summary: Give a summary of the total time estimated for the employee to have achieved the goals. State action plans and specific milestones to track the goals. Any additional comments agreed between the employee and the supervisor should be noted here.
  4. Human Resources Review: Human resources personnel must confirm that the goals are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound. He/she must then sign the goals in the "Human Resource" section provided under "Signatures".
  5. Signatures: When discussion of the goals has been completed and consensus has been reached, sign the goals and let the employee sign too. Send the final copy to the human resources for inclusion in the employee's professional records.

Performance Goals for Next Period

Performance Goals

Employee Comments


Develop confidence and poise while delivering talks and in public speaking.

To learn to deliver a summarized speech while capturing all the key intended points.

[employee comments goal]

Learn how to clearly explain to other employees everything from the company's goals to specific tasks

Look for opportunities to deliver constructive feedback to other employees in order to improve their performance

[employee comments goal]

Be an outstanding example that many can follow or copy

Keep gaining and sharing knowledge with your team as often as possible

[employee comments goal]

Advance the business agenda by being the very best the company has every had

Be a source of joy to the other workers and customers

[employee comments goal]

Focus on the attitude as the first impression you give everyone

Respect everyone ? customers, coworkers, and management for a swift-working place

[employee comments goal]

Do other things outside work such as watching TV, exercising, surfing the internet, etc. that will help forget a stressful situation at work

Learn how to replace unproductive self-talk or physical responses with "I've got this" responses

[employee comments goal]

Learn to be clear and accurate while providing information, ask good questions and listen carefully

Try to stay uninvolved with office or department conflicts, drama or politics that undermine one's professional behavior

[employee comments goal]

Work on aspects of reliability such as keeping promises, punctuality and consistently doing good work in order to build trust

Be faithful and learn to keep other employees secrets in order to build a strong working relationship and a strong team

[employee comments goal]

Promote information across departments that will help educate other employees on performance expectation and how to meet the company goals

Learn when to ask for permission and when one has full responsibility to proceed on to a certain task

[employee comments goal]

Recognize and reward team members for producing quality work in order to make them feel appreciated and encouraged to continue delivering quality results and increasing their productivity

Allow enough time for tasks or projects in order to avoid feeling overloaded and increasing chances of errors

[employee comments goal]


Sections 1-2: To be completed by the supervisor

Section 3: To be completed by the employee

1. Goals completed since last performance feedback

2. Goals for next period

3. Employee comments


I acknowledge that I discussed this performance feedback with my supervisor. My signature does not mean that I agree or disagree with this appraisal.
Employee: Date:
Supervisor: Date:
Human Resources: Date:

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