Sodexo Operations LLC Executive Chef 2 in HANOVER, Pennsylvania

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Unit Description

Sodexo Senior Living Is seeking an Executive Chef 2 for a 280 resident upscale Continuing Care retirement community located in Hanover, Pennsylvania. The Executive Chef at this community will be involved with and responsible to manage the daily operations of the kitchen, implement production processes, provide oversight to catering events, properly manage food and labor expenses and have a working understanding of HACCP, all to exceed resident and client expectations. Best qualified candidate possesses excellent leadership and communication skills.It will be required that this position be hands on during resident and client functions to produce outstanding and high quality food and experiences.

The Executive chef will have skills to develop menus for all dining events and areas including restaurant, caf'e and catering. Will provide training to staff. The ability to handle multiple priorities is helpfull.

Reporting to the General Manager, the idea candidate for this position will have strong culinary background and experience respectfully supervising and supporting the production functions of kitchen staff. the ability to motivate employees to continually improve performance and outcomes with a passion for preparing and excuting outstanding dining experiences. The adherence to proper food handling and proper safety programs is critical to success.

Experience in Heath Care / retirement Community / restaurant dining is ideal. Working knowledge of web based programs is needed to be successful.

Position Summary

Designs, supervises, coordinates and participates in activities of cooks and other kitchen personnel in a medium to large account. This position is recognized as the technical expert, teacher and trainer for other chefs and cooks within the account. Selects and develops recipes and other items for clients. Develops menu, implements and trains HACCP, oversees/purchases food, establishes production levels and inventory controls, interviews and hires new chefs, manages/controls food cost issues and offer solutions, may train other chefs outside account. May cook selected items, and plan or price menus. Typically has chefs and cooks reporting to this position.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Technical, Trade, or Vocational School Degree

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.

System ID 57037

Location US - PA - HANOVER

Relocation No

Category Culinary

Type Full-Time