• Executive Chef 3

    System ID
    Relocation Type
    Yes - According to Grade
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  • Unit Description

    You’re excited by the latest culinary trends. You’re a modern, cutting-edge culinarian. Bring your culinary know-how to Sodexo as Executive Chef 3 at Truman State University, a long- standing account in Kirksville, MO. Truman State is centrally located just hours from Des Moines, IA, St Louis and Kansas City, MO. We currently operate 3 Resident Dining locations, Mainstreet Food Court, 2 convenience stores, Starbucks, Einstein Bros. Bagels and high-end /high-volume and day to day Catering events (averaging 40-45 events/ week).


     **RELOCATION assistance is available for this exciting opportunity! **


    Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:


    • a strong culinary background, with the demonstrated passion and drive 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;
    • strong management skills and previous experience working in a high-volume dining environment;
    • high end catering and dining experience and a passion for culinary arts;
    • experience with authentic global cuisine (highly desirable);
    • a strong production culinary background, ideally in an up-scale restaurant/retail/catering environment; and
    • a strong understanding of forecasting, food cost management, purchasing, inventory and labor management concepts.


    Learn more about Truman State University at www.truman.edu

    Kirksville boasts a historic downtown square surrounded by a 3000-acre state park and some of the nation's top hunting ground. From classic small-town festivals to premier cultural events, Kirksville's vibrant blend of art, history, recreation and nature will impress you.


    Sound like the opportunity you didn’t realize you were looking for?  APPLY TODAY!


    Not the job for you?

    At Sodexo, we offer Culinary positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Health Care, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. Continue your search for Culinary jobs.

    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 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.


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