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Chef Manager

System ID
Relocation Type
Yes - According to Grade
Employment Status

Unit Description

Great Quality of Life with Independent Schools. No Weekends, Nights or Holidays!

Tennessee has no state tax! ** RELOCATION ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE! **


Sodexo is seeking a Chef Manager for The McCallie School located in Chattanooga,Tennessee.  The McCallie School is a private Independent School that has day and boarding students.  This is a long term contract with a very strong client relationship.  We are seeking a proven culinarian who has a track record of managing team members, production, procurement, HACCP, training, hiring, Sodexo policy adherence as well as a passion and talent for all things food.  Prior Executive Chef experience required.  DRIVE system experience highly desirable.


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.  


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. 


Learn more about The McCallie School at


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

Responsible for the day to day execution of the menus & culinary deliverables.  May be responsible for smaller units within a multi-location.

Key Duties
- Executes the culinary function.
- Customer & Client satisfaction.
- Handles administrative functions.



Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - High School Diploma or GED or equivalent
Basic Management Experience - 1 year
Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.


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