Executive Chef 2

Location US-ID-NAMPA
System ID
762749
Category
Culinary
Relocation Type
Yes - According to Grade
Employment Status
Full-Time

Unit Description

You are a customer service enthusiast. Knowing you’ve achieved great customer satisfaction means everything to you. It does for us too. Sodexo at the Northwest Nazarene University is seeking our Executive Chef 2 in Nampa, ID.  Relocation Assistance is available for candidates who live more than 90 miles from campus in the contiguous U.S.  With a brand new kitchen and multiple exhibition stations, we provide excellent student engagement for every meal. Enjoy some Campus Breaks and Holidays Off! This exciting role, will manage our brand new student dining hall, with a seasoned, professional team. This role will lead culinary inspiration and manage the business with strong computer skills required. Our successful leader will provide culinary direction including menu planning, program execution and training and mentoring our staff.   

 

This role will lead sustainability practices throughout all processes.Demonstrated history of consistent exceptional customer satisfaction reviews preferred to support our long-term contract with our client partners. Our Executive Chef will plan an active role for our partnership to grow the business through creative dining options rotations on all platforms.  Mentor a strong team who are eager to develop professionally. Two years Executive Chef level Management Experience Required.

 

Sodexo offers extensive benefits way beyond medical, dental and life insurances, we have Circles Concierge services to help you through everyday life demands, a Matching 401K, Tuition Reimbursement and Employee Business Resource Groups to provide a safe space and supportive environment where employees can bring their whole selves to work and develop professionally. Learn more about Sodexo’s Benefits 

 

Within the first month after hire, all newly hired managers will be scheduled to travel to participate in a three-week training at a nearby Sodexo Center for Excellence. Through this comprehensive onboarding model managers will be equipped to execute their positions at the highest level, train and lead their teams to do the same, and build a culture of excellence in their respective units.

 

 

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
  • 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:

 

  • 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
  • Have a passion for food and innovation

Learn more about Northwest Nazarene University

 

Learn more about Sodexo’s Benefits 

 

Not the job for you?

At Sodexo, we offer Culinary positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Health Care, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. Continue your search for Culinary jobs.

 

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, you’ll enjoy an improved quality of life that’s unique in the hospitality industry. 

 

Sodexo is committed to providing working conditions and client services that are safe and healthy and will follow all applicable COVID-19 prevention measures, including state/local or client-mandated mask, testing and/or vaccine requirements.

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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