• Executive Chef 3

    Location US-CA-San Francisco
    System ID
    83105
    Category
    Culinary
    Relocation Type
    No
    Employment Status
    Full-Time
  • Unit Description

    Sodexo Senior Living is seeking a dynamic, hands-on Executive Chef to join our dining leadership team in San Francisco, California. The Executve Chef will provide support to several upscale lines of business, with high-end clients. This is a great opportunity for a hands-on Executive Chef, as they will be working side by side with their team on a daily basis. Must have financial savvy to understand inventory, purchasing, cost controls, and in-depth  menus development experience

     

    Job Responsibilities include:

    • Oversees food service production and service for resident dining and catering for this quality driven environment.
    • Oversees all aspects of the inventory, purchasing, cost analysis, cost controls, safety and sanitation.
    • Leads, directs and trains employees to continually improve performance and customer satisfaction;
    • Provides ongoing training and coaching to the dining team, including Sodexo required training.
    • Responsible for growing relationships with key client contacts as well as collaborating with the client and Sodexo management team on achieving annual operational projects and goals.
    • Ensures compliance to food safety, sanitation, and overall workplace safety standards at all levels.
    • Ensures compliance to Sodexo operating policies and procedures and works to maintain those standards.
    • Drives resident satisfaction through offering superior food quality.

    Ideally, qualified candidates will have the following experience:

    • Strong culinary experience desired.
    • Experience with food service operations in restaurant, hotel or senior living environment is desired.
    • A strong production culinary background, ideally in an upscale food service setting.
    • Menu planning and design experience and an understanding of fine dining, dietary restrictions and allergens.
    • Ability to effectively communicate to multiple audiences and develop strong relationships with customers at all levels. This position will have direct resident and client contact.
    • A Focus on food consistency and quality and ability to positively impact resident satisfaction through food presentation and quality.
    • Ability to multitask and proven effectiveness in a fast paced environment.
    • Strong understanding of forecasting, food cost management, purchasing, inventory and labor management concepts.
    • Experience in resort, retirement community, country clubs or restaurants is ideal. 
    • Servsafe certified as well as working knowledge of HACCP and experience with Health and Safety audits.  

    Benefits of working for Sodexo: 

    • Great work-life balance
    • Ability to create at least 30% of the daily menu 
    • One weekend day off per week
    • Off of work by 7pm daily. 

     

    Sound like the opportunity you've been waiting for. Apply today! We look forward to hearing from you.

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    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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