• Catering Executive Chef 1

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    Relocation Type
    Yes - According to Grade
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  • Unit Description

    You are inspired by great ingredients and creative cooking. At Sodexo, we bring these together for culinary innovation.


    Sodexo is seeking a Catering Executive Chef 1 for Sierra Nevada University located in Incline Village, NV. This position will manage the daily dining room, kitchen operations and catering of the Food Service Department on campus. This position will report to the General Manager of Multi Service at Sierra Nevada College.



    The successful candidate will:


    • be responsible for purchasing, menu compliance, inventory, food cost analysis and food production forecasting;
    • ensure Sodexo Culinary standards including recipe compliance and food quality are implemented;
    • have the ability and willingness to develop and motivate team members to embrace culinary innovations;
    • ensure food safety, sanitation and workplace safety standard compliance; and/or
    • have working knowledge of automated food inventory, ordering, production and management systems.
    • educate and develop rapport with clients and promote partnerships;
    • promote a customer/client centered culture that strives to exceed customer and client needs;
    • coordinate all unit catering initiatives to drive sales growth and track results.
    • maintain and improve service level resulting in increased customer satisfaction; 
    • ensure all HAACP standards are followed; and/or 


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


    • a strong culinary background, with the demonstrated ability to stay current with new culinary trends;
    • excellent leadership and communication skills with the ability to maintain the highest of culinary standards;
    • strong coaching and employee development skills; and/or
    • have a passion for food and innovation.
    • excellent leadership/team building skills;
    • the ability to handle catering at all levels from students to executives; and/or


    Learn more about Sierra Nevada College at https://www.sierranevada.edu/


    Learn more about Sodexo’s Benefits 


    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.


    Working for Sodexo:

    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.









    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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