• Executive Chef 3

    Location US-CA-SANTA CLARA
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  • Unit Description

    Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef 3 for Harvest Properties, a Corporate Services multi-tenant client located in Santa Clara, California.


    Harvest Properties is an upscale  Cafe focusing on local and organic purchasing programs to ensure beautiful quality food.  Sodexo is looking for a Executive Manager to continue our tradition of culinary excellence at this location. This Executive Chef will be accountable for all operations managing a volume of around 1 million dollars annually and will be responsible for about 7 employees.  


    We are looking for candidates who will:

    • manage the daily culinary production including production planning and controls
    • ensure Sodexo Culinary Standards are in place 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 

    The ideal candidate has:

    • 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 standards and implements company policies
    • previous experience working in a restaurant
    • experience with restaurant administrative tasks
    • strong management skills

    Why apply to this position?


    • This position offers a predominantly Monday through Friday daytime schedule
    • There is a great opportunity to make an impact and build a great team
    • Sodexo provides unparalleled opportunities for career advancement
    • You’ll report to an experienced and knowledgeable manager


    Position Summary

    Provides culinary leadership within a large 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 - Bachelor’s Degree 

    Basic Management Experience - 3 years   

    Basic Functional Experience - 3 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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