Sodexo Operations LLC Executive Chef 2 in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef 2 for St. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital in Louisville KY. This is a 200 bed acute care account that is running Sodexo's At Your Request Meal Delivery program. Will oversee small catering events as well as 750k in retail sales.

Maintains and develops client relationships and client satisfaction for all aspects of food production to ensure account retention. Fulfills contractual obligations to the client. Plans menus including methods, timetables and costs to support client and Sodexo strategic plan. Accountable for the execution of service quality by maintaining highest level of delivery. Promotes and supports workplace diversity initiatives.

Directs daily operations of food production, including menu planning, purchasing, ordering, inventory and food preparation to ensure employees have appropriate equipment, inventory and resources to perform their jobs and meet goals and deadlines. Directs kitchen personnel engaged in preparing, cooking and serving food.

Ensures licenses and certification are current for employees. Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local regulations as well as Sodexo/client policies and procedures (e.g. HACCP, quality assurance, safety, operations, personnel). Establishes a safe work environment for employees by providing safety-related training and equipment maintenance and by ensuring compliance with Sodexo safety and loss prevention programs and with standards. Manages the budget by controlling costs (e.g. labor, inventory, equipment, materials), complying with budget requirements and making adjustments when necessary. Establishes operating standards, implements quality improvements and communicates them to employees

Position Summary

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.

Key Duties

  • 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.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's 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 65530

Location US-KY-LOUISVILLE

Relocation No

Category Culinary

Type Full-Time