Sodexo Careers

Food Production Manager 3

Location US-CA-PALO ALTO
System ID
593342
Category
Culinary
Relocation Type
No
Employment Status
Full-Time

Unit Description

                  Are you a "foodie" looking for an opportunity to expand your culinary career?

 

Sodexo is seeking a Food Production Manager for Channing House, an upscale continuing care community in Palo Alto, California. This position will be the second in command in the kitchen, responsible for assisting the Executive Chef with food production for resident dining, and catering. Looking for individuals with strong leadership and culinary skills.

 

The successful candidate will:

 

  • implement and standardize all culinary systems and procedures: Catering, Retail menus, Mindful, garnishing, panning charts, production, puree standardization, food management systems sheets, inventory control, HACCP, cleaning schedules, staffing plans, presentation and quality of food, kitchen cleanliness, safety, etc. Sodexo standards will be the benchmark;
  • be responsible for Food and Physical Safety and annual training for all hourly associates;
  • improve and standardize catering and banquet services, create menus based on client needs;
  • implement innovative and fresh ideas in retail, and catering ; and/or
  • create interpersonal relationships with the residents on campus. 

 

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:

 

  • a strong culinary background, with the demonstrated ability to stay current with new culinary trends;
  • excellent leadership and communication skills with the ability to maintain the highest of standards and implements company policies;
  •  previous experience working in a high-volume facility;
  • high end catering and dining experience and a passion for culinary arts; 
  • the ability to successfully lead, develop and train a team;
  • Servsafe certified as well as working knowledge of HACCP and experience with Health and Safety audits

Learn more about Channing House at https://channinghouse.org/ 

 

Learn more about Sodexo’s Benefits 

 

Not the job for you?

At Sodexo, we offer Culinary positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Health Care, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. Continue your search for Culinary jobs.

 

Working for Sodexo:

At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great culinary career. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance, reimbursement of association dues and continuing education opportunities, you’ll enjoy an improved quality of life that’s unique in the hospitality industry.

Position Summary

Responsible for inventory management and procurement of food and supplies at an account/unit to ensure client satisfaction and retention for the Company.  Manages food production through kitchen staff in a large facility. Contributes to account revenue and operating profit contribution through cost containment and safety. 
Key Duties
- Utilizes Sodexo resources, recipes, systems and programs to direct daily operations including; food production, inventory, product deliveries, invoices, and procurement operations.

- Ensures employees have appropriate equipment, supplies and resources to perform their job, and meet goals, cost controls and deadlines as assigned.

- Establishes and maintains a safe work environment including both food and physical safety in order to comply with all regulatory and Sodexo standards

- Complies with budget requirements by controlling costs (i.e. labor, inventory, equipment, materials) and making adjustments when necessary

- Supervises employees by delegating, assigning and prioritizing activities, and monitoring operating standards
 

 

 

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree or equivalent experience
Basic Management Experience - 2 years
Basic Functional Experience – 1 year work experience in food or culinary services including restaurants, fast food, vending, catering services, institutional services, mall food courts, etc.

 

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

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