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Sodexo is seeking an experienced Executive Chef 3 for Murray State University located in scenic Murray, Kentucky. Murray State University is a four-year public university with about 10,500 students. It has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges" as one of the top regional universities in the U.S. for 26 straight years.
The Executive Chef 3 will play an integral role in developing menus that capture modern trends with a focus on health and wellness. Solid culinary training is a must, with an emphasis on modern techniques, presentation, and demonstration cooking. As in most professional kitchens there are excellent opportunities to identify, educate, and retain quality staff
Is this opportunity right for you?
Are you an experienced Chef ready to take your career to the next level? At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great culinary career. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance, reimbursement of association dues and continuing education opportunities, you’ll enjoy an improved quality of life that’s unique in the hospitality industry.
We are looking for candidates who will:
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.
- 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 - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
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.