Step into the culinary spotlight with Sodexo!
Sodexo Leisure has an exciting Executive Chef 2 opportunity available at the Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens in the heart of Pittsburgh, PA. This beautiful venue includes cafe style dining and high end, high volume catering operations.
The ideal Executive Chef candidate will have experience managing the culinary operations of a full service restaurant and/or catering venue of at least $2 million annual F&B revenues. The Executive Chef will have face to face contact with clients and customers, must possess extraordinary communication skills and exhibit the ability to lead & develop culinary staff.
If you have a creative flair & a passion for organic, sustainable dining options, we would like to speak with you!
The mission of Café Phipps is to provide our guests with fresh and healthy food featuring local, organic, sustainable and seasonal ingredients; to present an enjoyable dining experience accented by compost-able, reusable and recycled materials; and to highlight the connection between people, plants and the environment.
Learn more about Sodexo’s Benefits
Exceptional Venues, Unforgettable Experiences:
We are proud to work with Centerplate, a Sodexo company, to bring world-class guest experiences to life at the country’s top stadiums, arenas, convention centers, performing arts centers, zoos, aquariums, amusement parks and more. By understanding what matters most—to guests, to fans, to communities—we help make the most of every moment through a strategic approach to hospitality. We craft one-of-a-kind guest experiences that reflect purpose and place, so your presence is valued, your returns are rewarding and your community connections are authentic.
Working for Sodexo:
Our desire to be a leader in each of the industries where we work affords our employees the opportunity to bring on new clients in numerous areas – and continue to grow their careers in almost any direction. At Sodexo, it’s possible to have multiple careers all while working for the same company. Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities. We offer in-house professional development programs and support our employees who want to pursue external learning opportunities – whether you want to stay on the cutting edge or learn new skills to help you advance into a new type of role.
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.
- 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.
Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree or equivalent experience
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.