Paul Basciano

Our Chefs

Paul Basciano

In July 2018, Paul joined the Elior North America team to drive our Chef recruitment initiatives through a variety of candidate sources. Paul is responsible for managing Elior’s partnership with C-CAP while working to expand our participation by identifying new cities to host workshops and the job shadow program. He works collaboratively with the Purchasing Team to minimize SKUs and drive our Corporate Social Responsibility strategy. Paul supports our operations and in-unit teams with new business openings, renovations and new concept implementations. He has also built strong relationships with culinary organizations to provide ongoing development opportunities for our growing team of Chefs.

Paul brings 15+ years of culinary experience to Elior North America and most recently spent his previous seven and half year with Compass Group as the Corporate Executive Chef. He oversaw the North American catering and events portfolio managing a team of 27 Regional Chefs as well as being the lead Culinary Chef for companywide training videos and web-based menu systems. He has a bachelor’s degree in business administration and marketing from Baruch College-Zicklin School of Business in New York and an associate’s degree in culinary arts from the French Culinary Institute in New York. Paul has also received the Pro Chef II Certification and Advanced Techniques in Healthy Cooking from the Culinary Institute of America.

The Elior North America family of companies is fortunate to have talented Chefs across our brands that are committed to creating unique culinary experiences for the people they serve. They are passionate about food and how it impacts someone’s life. Hear from a few of our Chefs about why they chose this profession and what it means to them.

Paul Basciano