Sodexo Operations LLC Executive Chef 2 in OSHKOSH, Wisconsin

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef 2 for University of Wisconsin located in Oshkosh, Wisconsin

Is this opportunity right for you?

Are you an experienced chef ready to take your career to the next level? 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.

We are looking for candidates who will:

  • manage the daily food production including production planning and controls;

  • ensure Sodexo Culinary Standards including recipe compliance and food quality;

  • manage food costing, controls and compliance;

  • develop menus and manage inventory;

  • have high expectations for customer service and quality of food;

  • have the ability and willingness to develop and train frontline employees;

  • have a passion for food and innovation;

  • have knowledge of special diets and allergens; and

  • knowledge of Sodexo Food Management System (FMS) is preferred.

The ideal candidate has:

  • a strong culinary background, with the demonstrated ability to stay current with new culinary trends;

  • excellent leadership and communication skills with the ability to maintain the highest of standards and implements company policies;

  • previous experience working in a high volume facility; and

  • strong management skills.

The Executive Chef will oversee the day to day food operations of Blackhawk Commons , a large Resident Dining Hall on University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh’s campus. Black Hawk serves approximately 19,000 meals per week and 3500 to 4000 meals Monday through Friday. Blackhawk also serves as the summer camp service location.This is a food court style operation with Entrees, grill, salad bar, pizza, deli, noodles station, dessert, ice cream and beverage. Blackhawk also houses our in house campus bakery and commissary that provides products to all our operations on campus. We are seeking a chef with a signature flare, who will nurture the culinary team and create a memorable guest experience.

Working for Sodexo:

How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966.

We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance … every day.

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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 64680

Location US-WI-OSHKOSH

Relocation Yes - According to Grade

Category Culinary

Type Full-Time