Sodexo currently has an opening for an Executive Chef 2 to lead culinary operations for an upscale cafe within a high profile corporate services account located in midtown Manhattan. This position will report directly to a General Manager and will provide leadership and development to 20 Sodexo front-line (hourly-paid) union culinary employees. Currently there is a building population of 1500 client employees. This is an excellent opportunity for an innovative culinarian to provide high-end service to our high end cafeteria. Candidates should be passionate, highly motivated, and comfortable with client and customer interaction. The ability to offer strategic leadership and vision are a must for this growing operation!
We are seeking candidates with a prior background in a high-end culinary position, supervisory experience, and corporate services experience.
This Executive Chef will work primarily a Monday through Friday, 6AM-4PM shift with no holidays and some weekends.
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.
- 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.
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.