Executive Chef 2

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Are you looking for a stable organization that promotes from within, offers schedules that provide work life balance, and a competitive benefits package?


Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef 2 for SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - St. Louis located in Richmond Heights, MO. St. Mary's is a 375 census full-service hospital that provides a wide variety of services with exceptional care. They are two-time winners of the Premier Award for Quality and primary location for St. Louis University School of Medicine's Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Family Practice Residency programs. The Executive Chef will be responsible for overseeing all culinary operations, directing all patient feeding, retail and catering, and managing a frontline staff of 20. 


If you are an experienced Chef ManagerKitchen Manager, or Executive Chef you are encouraged to apply now!

The successful candidate will:

  • implement and standardize all culinary systems and procedures for hospital;
  • lead and mentor frontline staff and supervisors; 
  • focus on employee engagement;
  • implement and standardize new menus;
  • be responsible for ensuring Food and Physical Safety and annual training for all hourly associates;
  • be responsible for procurement, purchasing and financial audits;
  • improve and standardize catering services and create menus based on client needs;
  • implement innovative and fresh ideas in retail, catering and patient services; and/or
  • create interpersonal relationships with clients in hospital. 

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:

  • a strong culinary background;
  • excellent leadership and communication skills;
  • strong management skills;
  • previous experience working in a high-volume kitchen;
  • experience leading and engaging a culinary team;
  • menu planning experience and a strong understanding of current culinary trends;
  • proven to effectively communicate to multiple audiences and develop strong relationships with customers;
  • the ability to multitask and proven effectiveness in a high-standards driven environment;
  • a strong understanding of forecasting, food cost management, purchasing, inventory and labor management concepts;
  • creative and effective problem-solving and project management skills;
  • proficient computer skills as well as exceptional organizational and customer services skills;
  • Servsafe certified; 
  • working knowledge of HACCP

Learn more about SSM St Mary's Hospital - St. Louis - click here.


Employees in Healthcare and Seniors are required to be fully vaccinated as a term and condition of employment at Sodexo no later than February 28, 2022, absent a legally required exception, and are required to report their vaccination status and upload proof of vaccination via an online portal. 


After February 28, you must be fully vaccinated before you can start work. Fully vaccinated by February 28 means:

  • Obtain the first dose of a two-dose vaccine no later than January 27, 2022; and the second dose no later than February 28, 2022; or
  • Obtain one dose of a single-dose vaccine no later than January 27, 2022

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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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