Executive Chef 2

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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.


Do you have a passion to take raw ingredients and reimagine them into something someone appreciates and finds delicious?


Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef for its operations at Bristol Glen, a retirement community located in Newton, NJ. We are seeking, highly motivated, and experienced Executive Chefs that will bring culinary creations to life. In this hands on role, you'll use your innovation, creativity and skill to develop menus for all dining experiences. 


The successful candidate will:

  • work to develop and grow the menu while managing and controlling food costs and offering high quality service to the residents.
  • be responsible for the oversight of residential dining services, including front of the house table side service for breakfast, lunch and dinner, catering, and special events.
  • be responsible for full financial oversight of the account, including budgeting and reporting.
  • provide technical training and expertise, coaching and leadership to the production team while working side by side in the operation as needed.
  • work to obtain optimum client and customer satisfaction.
  • create a positive customer service driven environment, drives employee engagement and customer satisfaction through strong leadership skills.
  • integrate fully within our client's organization becoming a trusted advisor with a customer service focus.
  • work to achieve company and client financial targets and goals.
  • work to achieve high quality resident satisfaction.
  • ensure compliance to food safety, sanitation, and overall workplace safety standards.
  • meets (or exceeding) Sodexo standards of operations.

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

  • have a passion for culinary arts, with a desire for creativity a strong production culinary background, ideally in a healthcare or retail setting.
  • are able to develop trust and build strong client relationships while meeting the expectation of the client as well as Sodexo.
  • demonstrate experience supervising a culinary team and exceptional human resource and supervisory/management skillset.
  • have exceptional professional communication skills.
  • possess a hands-on, innovative leadership approach to management.
  • have a passion for a high-level customer service and relationship oriented.
  • are able to work independently and make sound business decisions within company guidelines.
  • have the ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • have strong financial acumen and experience managing a food service operations budget.
  • are knowledgeable in compliance to food safety, sanitation, and overall workplace safety standards.

Learn more about Bristol Glen


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

At Sodexo, we believe every employee should have the resources to be their best. As part of our overall rewards, we offer benefits programs designed to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle including health, dental and vision insurance. We also offer other benefits like paid time off, financial and savings programs, 401k, and access to our employee assistance program and other discounts. Click here for more information about Sodexo’s Benefits


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Working for Sodexo:
At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great career in food service management. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance and continuing education opportunities, you’ll enjoy an improved quality of life that’s unique in the hospitality industry.

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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