Executive Chef 3

Location US-NE-OMAHA
System ID
Relocation Type
Employment Status
Posted Range
$61100 to $92400
Company : Segment Desc

Unit Description

Are you a strong culinary leader that can jump into the mix of things and leave a lasting impact at all levels?  Are you looking for an exciting position to grow your career and mentor frontline culinary staff to grow theirs? Like to take on new challenges and impact the quality of student dining experience? If so, this might be the position for you! 


Additional Support as needed to assist with moving expenses.

Sodexo's Campus Segment is hiring a Student Dining Executive Chef 3 at Creighton University in Omaha, NE. 

This Student DIning Executive Chef will provide culinary leadership for the largest of 2 Resident Dining Halls - Brandeis Hall,  including menu planning, program execution - Flavor/Flair/Presentation, and staff management & training.  Sodexo’s Student dining offers diverse dining options for over 2400 students on meal plans.  This Hands-On culinary leader serves as mentor/trainer for their staff and engages with students during meal times.  


This Culinary position is primed to offer ongoing culinary career opportunity!


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

  • a strong culinary background in a high volume, fast paced dining environment; i.e. Campus, Hospital, large volume restaurants, etc.
  • excellent leadership and communication skills with the ability to maintain the highest of culinary standards;
  • strong coaching and employee development skills; and
  • have a passion for food and innovation and continue to challenge their creativity.


 Are You the One?  The successful candidate will:

  • directly manage all Student Dining operations, with 9 stations, as well as purchasing/inventory and menu development;
  • implement innovative and fresh ideas in menuing and recipe development.
  • implement and standardizall culinary systems and procedures for Campus Student Dining: production,  Sodexo standards and systems will be the benchmark;
  • conduct audits, create action plans based on audit findings and be responsible for keeping and updating GC audit books;
  • maintain chef/manager schedules;  be responsible for yearly evaluation and goals for chefs and managers,
  • conduct yearly culinary foundations training to all cooks; and
  • guide chefs in unit to ACF certification with guidance from Director of Culinary Operations;


Sound like the culinary leadership role you have been looking for?  APPLY TODAY and join the Sodexo Team at Creighton!


To learn more about Creighton University - visit:  https://www.creighton.edu/


Why Omaha?    Whether you're a young professional, a growing family or a retiree, you'll love the low cost of living, the authentic community vibe, the ease of getting around Omaha and the abundant outdoor and entertainment options. Visit: https://www.visitomaha.com/


 Why Sodexo?

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.   


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.


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What We Offer

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.

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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