• Executive Chef 3

    Location US-AR-STATE UNIVERSITY | US-NM-Albuquerque | US-CA-Los Angeles | US-FL-Miami | US-NY-New York | US-PR-San Juan
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    Relocation Type
    Yes - According to Grade
    Employment Status
  • Unit Description

    Executive Chef 3 at Arkansas State University


    Relocation Assistance Available!!


    Are you ready to get the notoriety that you deserve?  We are seeking a talented Executive Chef 3 to showcase their culinary expertise at our long tenured account located at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, AR.  This position offers a talented chef high visibility in Sodexo and Jonesboro within their multiple arenas; sports and leisure and catering. Our chancellor and athletic director entertain often and in this position you will be front and center for all of these events!!


    Where is your new career opportunity located?  In Jonesboro, Arkansas!  We are located in northeast Arkansas and are one of the fastest growing areas in the state of Arkansas. This is a town of 75,000 people offering everything the big cities do but without all the traffic and high cost of living! (Memphis is 1 hour, St. Louis 4 hours, and Little Rock 2 hours and you are only 6 hours from New Orleans!).


    You don't live close, how will you relocate to Jonesboro?  Sodexo will help with everything you need to relocate by offering you our generous RELOCATION PACKAGE!


    Daily responsibilities include:

    • Daily food production of entrees, theme stations, soup, catering and special function specialty menu items
    • Ordering and inventory responsibilities.
    • HACCP and production records, to include monthly safety audits.
    • Employee training to include monthly safety.
    • Oversees the preparation, food quality, portioning, garnishing, ordering and storage of all food.
    • Leadership of staff
    • Maintain on site wellness and sustainability standards.
    • Interacts with customers and clients.
    • Training the culinary staff in recipe adherence, overall quality and menu prep methods. Am I qualified?  The successful candidate will have a Culinary Degree/Trade School certificate and/or 5+ years’ work equivalent, a strong working knowledge of food safety & sanitation guidelines, prior experience managing an hourly production staff as well as excellent organizational, communication, computer and customer service skills would be a plus for this role. Prior contract food service experience and/or culinary management experience in campus dining would be a plus for this roll! 
    • 10 great reasons to live in Jonesboro: Education - Enjoy a top notch school system, Friends & Neighbors, Safety, Healthcare, Cost of Living, Arts & Entertainment, Shopping & Dining & Diverse Geography and Rich Heritage:  Click Here for more information: Why Jonesboro, AR?Check out what this community has to offer: What Makes Jonesboro unique?
    • Check out Arkansas State University: https://www.astate.edu/


    Position Summary

    Provides culinary leadership within a large 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 - Bachelor’s Degree 

    Basic Management Experience - 3 years   

    Basic Functional Experience - 3 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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