Sodexo is seeking an experienced Executive Chef at Assumption College in Worcester, MA
Assumption College serves approx 750 students per meal. This highly interactive position will report directly to the General Manager and works closely with the management and hourly team on menu development, customer relations, employee training, and innovative dining activities with students.
As Executive Chef, you will be recognized as the technical expert, teacher and trainer for other chefs and cooks within this unit. This role oversees all culinary staff. We are seeking an Executive Chef who has a passion for culinary excellence and enjoys working in a fast-paced, high-volume environment. The Executive Chef is responsible for hands-on culinary planning and catering food production. Additional duties include overseeing food purchasing, monitoring production levels and inventory controls, recipe compliance, implementing and training HACCP, interviewing and hiring new chefs, managing/controlling food and labor cost issues and offering solutions when needed.
The ideal Executive Chef candidate will possess:
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
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.