Sodexo Operations LLC Executive Chef 2 in HONOLULU, Hawaii

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Unit Description

Are you a culinary artist who uses food as your medium? Sodexo Chefs are some of the most skilled and respected in the industry. Every day our 3,000 chefs and culinary professionals dish up millions of delicious, nutritious meals.

Sodexo is currently seeking an experienced high volume Executive Chef 2 for our Universities account at University of Hawaii at Manoa located in Honolulu . UH at Manoa is the largest campus of the University of Hawaii system. Approximately 20,000 students attend UH Manoa campus of which 4000 live on campus. Manoa Dining Services (Sodexo) supports 10 locations on campus to feed students, faculty and staff. We have 8 retail locations plus 2 resident dining locations.

This position will be responsible for maintaining culinary standards in our Retail and Catering operations . Retail operations include the Campus Center Food Court, Stir Fresh and Simply To Go Market in the center of Manoa campus. We also provide Catering service on campus and off campus including fine dining meal service to President, UH Foundation and donors along with quick grab and go items for students, faculty and staff.

We are seeking innovative, very "Hands On" Executive Chef candidates with the following in their culinary “toolkits” :

  1. A strong artistic culinary flair – can you impress the President of a university?

  2. Be a food-focused, with attention to taste, presentation, plating – flex culinary muscles!

  3. The ability to inspire a kitchen staff – in this hands on role -can you help others become trend-setting, innovators? Work along side your team?

  4. Previous experience in H igh volume dining in large corporate, campus or healthcare environments, experience in banquet catering . Want to make the jump into Campus Services?

  5. Experience with food and labor management systems, on line ordering and inventory controls.

  6. Commitment to providing stellar customer service – even at “peak rush” times, attention to detail, ability to delegate.

  7. Flexibility and ability to deal with last minute changes in daily operations and catering, roll with the changes – find solutions.

  8. Authentic Hawaiian Island cuisine, culture and work experience is essential in order to be successful in this role!

For more information about UH at Manoa : Visit at

For more information about Sodexo Culinary opportunities: visit at

Great opportunity for a food focused Executive Chef to join the Sodexo Campus Team at University of Hawaii – Manoa! Do you have experience APPLY TODAY

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 56767

Location US - HI - HONOLULU

Relocation No

Category Culinary

Type Full-Time