Executive Chef 2

Location US-CT-GROTON
System ID
700408
Category
Culinary
Relocation Type
No
Employment Status
Full-Time

Unit Description

As chefs, we have the power to influence lives through the power of food.

 

Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef 2 for a Government Services account in New London, CT

The Executive Chef will be responsible for inventory, ordering, menu planning, budget management, and oversight of production/back of house operations.  The food service provided is family style/buffet and some catering.  We feed approximately 1,000 customers per meal.

 

The successful candidate will:

  • be responsible for purchasing, menu compliance, inventory, food cost analysis and food production forecasting;
  • ensure Sodexo Culinary standards including recipe compliance and food quality are implemented;
  • have the ability and willingness to develop and motivate team members to embrace culinary innovations;
  • ensure food safety, sanitation and workplace safety standard compliance; and/or
  • have working knowledge of automated food inventory, ordering, production and management systems.

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

  • two-year degree in hotel/restaurant management or related field from an accredited college or university; and
  • five (5) years experience in managing collegiate Food Service Programs of comparable size and complexity; and
  • at least one (1) of the five (5) years shall have been served as Chef Manager or equivalent.
  • 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 culinary standards;
  • strong coaching and employee development skills; and/or
  • have a passion for food and innovation.


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Sodexo’s Benefits 

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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.

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 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.

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