• Executive Chef 1

    Location US-CO-DENVER
    System ID
    76094
    Category
    Culinary
    Relocation Type
    Yes - According to Grade
    Employment Status
    Full-Time
  • Unit Description

    Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef 1 for University of Denver, located in Denver, CO.

     

    RELOCATION ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE!

     

    Sodexo’s partnership started with the University of Denver in 1994. DU offers an exciting and vibrant environment where Sodexo’s best managers learn and grow with our organization. The Executive Chef for a very busy campus dining hall operation at Nagel Hall. This individual will lead a dedicated work force overseeing a single unit with 4 stations providing high quality service for a fast pace environment -  1,500 meals daily and open Mon – Fri / 8AM – 8PM & Weekends 12-8PM, and great work life balance with various downtimes during the holidays/summer breaks.

     

    Ideal candidate will have a culinary degree, strong financial acumen, commitment to sustainable practices, creative approach that has no boundaries to improving our program, dedication to providing the highest level of service to our guests and excellent client relation skills.

     

    We are looking for candidates who will:

    • manage the daily food production including production planning and controls;
    • ensure Sodexo Culinary Standards including recipe compliance and food quality;
    • manage food costing, controls and compliance;
    • develop menus and manage inventory;
    • have high expectations for customer service and quality of food;
    • have the ability and willingness to develop and train frontline employees;
    • have a passion for food and innovation;
    • have knowledge of special diets and allergens; and
    • knowledge of Sodexo Food Management System (FMS) is preferred. 

     

    The ideal candidate has:

    • a strong culinary background, with the demonstrated ability to stay current with new culinary trends;
    • proven track record of quality control, cost controls on ordering and inventory,
    • excellent leadership and communication skills with the ability to maintain the highest of standards and implements company policies;
    • previous experience working in a high-volume facility; and
    • strong leadership skills – trainer and mentor, developing staff’s skills and ensuring safety.

     

    Careers in Universities:

    Working for Sodexo in Universities allows you to support students on their path to adulthood and academic success. Located on college and university campuses across the country, Sodexo creates clean, safe living and learning environments that inspire and drive success. Student success depends upon so many conditions – when they are well fed, safe, comfortable and learning in a clean, well maintained environment they are more likely to succeed.

    Working for Sodexo:

    How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee.

    We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance … every day. 

    Apply Now!

    Are you ready to start your Sodexo career? Apply now!

    Position Summary

    Provides culinary leadership within a small 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
    -Executes the culinary function
    -Customer & Client satisfaction
    -Manages food & physical safety program.

     

    Qualifications & Requirements

    Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree
    Basic Management Experience - 2 years
    Basic Functional Experience – 1 year 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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