• Executive Chef 2

    Location US-TX-SEGUIN
    System ID
    78184
    Category
    Culinary
    Relocation Type
    Yes - According to Grade
    Employment Status
    Full-Time
  • Unit Description

    Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef 2 for the Dining Services at Texas Lutheran University located in Seguin, Texas. This position will manage a culinary team of hourly employees.  A strong emphasis will be placed on client and customer engagement and strengthening the catering operations.  Supporting the campus mission, ensuring sustainable initiatives, providing quality Resident Dining, Retail, Catering and Conference program operations are extremely important to this client.

     

    The ideal candidate will:

     

    • have five consecutive years of food service experience in high volume, multi-unit and catering management.
    • have extensive formal culinary training, including culinary certifications from an accredited culinary arts program or through the American Culinary Foundation, with particular emphasis on recipe development and menu development.
    • have a strong focus on food quality and presentation as well as high end catering experience.
    • have previous success managing a University Campus account.
    • have strong leadership skills, computer skills, culinary knowledge and food/beverage cost controls.
    • be versed in culinary functions, food and labor cost control, food safety and sanitation.
    • be technically competent in unit financial management, pricing, menu development and will be responsible for the training and development of front line hourly employees and managers. 

     

    • The ideal candidate will posses:
    • superior interpersonal skills and have the ability to develop and maintain professional, positive working relationships with multiple clients, liaisons, customers, employees, supervisors and vendors.
    • strong communication skills and will be able to articulate ideas, thoughts, opinions, professionally and clearly within all levels of client and Sodexo's organizations.
    • strong time management skills and will be able to juggle multiple priorities.
    • We are committed to enhancing the learning environment on campus through world-class food services and we welcome you to join our team in this exciting career opportunity.

    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 
    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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