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Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef 2 - Campus Dining to support Washington University in St. Louis, MO!!
Washington University in St. Louis’ campuses are located near the cultural center of St. Louis, surrounded by and adjacent to museums, performance venues, vibrant entertainment and dining districts, one of the nation’s largest civic parks, and beautiful, tree-lined neighborhoods rich in history and diversity.
Nestled at the heart of Washington University in St. Louis campus, Ibby’s Bistro in the Danforth University Center is a culinary gem. This campus bistro serves fresh, creative cuisine inspired by local ingredients and the changing seasons. Behind the scenes, Ibby’s chefs use classical techniques to create eye-catching, palate-pleasing dishes. With a focus on sustainability and local sourcing, Ibby’s offers a delightful daily-changing à la carte menu.
Named in honor of Elizabeth “Ibby” Danforth, who made a profound impact during her time as the university’s first lady, Ibby’s is a tribute to her legacy. Ibby’s embodies culinary excellence, sustainability, and a dedication to nurturing students, inspired by the woman who continues to influence Washington University’s community and values.
Our successful Executive Chef will have proven leadership experience, excellent customer service, promote a customer/client centered culture and improve partnerships. They will build partnerships with the local vendors/community and create a versatile, diverse menus using the best ingredients!
The hours are Tuesday - Friday: 11am - 10pm (closed Sunday and Mondays)
The successful candidate will:
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Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.
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Working for Sodexo:
At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great career in food service management specializing in Catering. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance and continuing education opportunities, you’ll enjoy an improved quality of life that’s unique in the hospitality industry.
Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.
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.