Executive Chef 2

System ID
Yes - According to Grade

Unit Description

Are you a culinary artist who uses food as your medium?


Sodexo campus services is seeking a skilled and career-oriented Catering/Presidential Executive Chef 2  to support catering culinary operations on the prestigious campus of Florida State University located in sunny Tallahassee, FL!  


We are seeking Executive Chef Candidates with the following in their culinary “toolkits”:

  1. A strong artistic culinary flair – can you impress all customers at the university?
  2. Knowledge of current culinary trends – do you follow food trends and top chefs?
  3. Very high-end taste and a sophisticated palette – can you translate that into your food?
  4. The ability to inspire and lead a kitchen staff – can you help others become trend-setting, innovators?

The best qualified candidates will have the following: 

  • Culinary management experience within a large volume, quality-focused university/college catering setting;
  • High expectations for customer service and quality of food;
  • Understanding of financials as they apply to cost controls of food and labor;
  • Ability and willingness to develop and train front-line employees;
  • Passion for food and innovation;
  • Ability to think outside of the box;
  • HACCP and production records;
  • Ordering and inventory responsibilities;
  • Maintain on site wellness and sustainability initiatives;
  • Interacts with customers and clients;
  • Ability to work flex shifts to meet event needs;

If you possess these culinary qualities and can impress in the kitchen then come join Sodexo Education, the leading campus dining provider, serving more than 600 higher education campuses throughout the country!



Position Summary

Provides culinary leadership within a medium sized unit including menu planning, program execution and staff management & training.  Works directly with internal and external clients managing the catering process from beginning through execution. 
Key Duties
- Implements & coordinates the culinary function. 
- Directs & trains cooks & utility workers.
- Ensures food preparation & production meets operational standards.
- Manages catering & retail areas.
- Customer & Client satisfaction.
- Financial management to include food cost & labor management.
-  Manages food & physical safety programs.


Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree 
Basic Management Experience - 2 years
Basic Functional Experience - 2 years 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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