Sodexo currently has an opening for an Executive Chef 2 to join our healthcare Food Service team at Baylor St. Lukes Medical Center McNair Campus in Houston, TX, located near the Texas Medical Center. The Executive Chef will report directly to the General Manager 4 and will be responsible for the execution of the day to day food service operations for patient feeding, retail food service and catering at this campus. This is a 255-acute care facility that is starting up patient operations on an existing Sodexo account starting with Expressly for You and then transitioning to At Your Request for patient meal services soon. Experience in project management/kitchen design a must, as this position will be actively involved in the design and development of new retail program space and campus kitchen.
This is a high impact, high visibility position that is responsible for enhancing our patient satisfaction, and retail customer dining experience through culinary creativity, food presentation and overall leadership presence at this outstanding account.
Job Responsibilities include:
Ideally, qualified candidates will have the following experience:
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.