• Executive Chef 1

    Location US-IA-OSKALOOSA
    System ID
    Relocation Type
    Yes - According to Grade
    Employment Status
  • Unit Description

    Do you consider yourself a modern, cutting-edge culinarian? Do you thrive in a fast paced kitchen environment?  Grow your culinary career as an Executive Chef with Sodexo!


    Sodexo Campus Dining has an opportunity for an Executive Chef 1 at William Penn University located in Oskaloosa, IA - just an hour from DesMoines and hour and a half from Iowa City!    William Penn has a student enrollment of 1000 students, of which 600 reside on campus and eat in a newly remodeled dining hall.  Catering and concessions have become an important part of our daily business without losing focus on our students.  This is a agreat opportunity for stepping into an Executive Chef role!


    **  RELOCATION ASSISTANCE s available for this exciting opportunity!  **


    **  ask me about additional benefits at this account **


    As a hands-on Executive Chef, you will provide innovative, exciting and appealing cooking and catering for students, faculty and staff. This individual will come highly recommended as a skilled and experienced culinarian with a passion for food and the drive to be successful.


    Reporting to the General Manager, the ideal Executive Chef candidate will possess the following:

    • high-volume, quality-focused culinary management experience, preferably within a campus dining setting;
    • exemplary communication skills with the ability to lead a large team;
    • strong organizational skills -detail-oriented and task focused;
    • a very hands-on cooking and training approach
    • experience in successfully controlling food and labor costs.
    • srong computer skills; and
    • strong HACCP training skills.


    WHY SODEXO at William Penn University?

    Located in the small, tightly knit community of Oskaloosa, Iowa, the William Penn campus is just an hour’s drive from the state’s capital of Des Moines and blends the aesthetic charm of several historical buildings with state-of-the-art facilities and technological resources.    To learn more about William Penn University, please visit http://www.wmpenn.edu/.


    Do you enjoy a small town community with lots of outdoor activities? Sound like the culinary opporunity you have been looking for?  APPLY TODAY!

    Position Summary

    Provides culinary leadership within a small 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
    -Executes the culinary function
    -Customer & Client satisfaction
    -Manages food & physical safety program.


    Qualifications & Requirements

    Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree or equivalent experience
    Basic Management Experience - 2 years
    Basic Functional Experience – 1 year 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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