Sodexo Operations LLC Executive Chef 2 in PALO ALTO, California

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Unit Description

Are you into current culinary trends? Do you consider yourself a modern-cutting edge Culinarian? Grow your career in a Management position with Sodexo!

Sodexo is currently has a job opportunity for a talented and innovative Executive Chef 2 to join our team at Stanford Hospital at , located in Palo Alto, California. This management level position will report directly to the Executive Chef 3 and will have oversight and responsibility for day to day oversight of culinary operations for food outlets including patient dining, café and catering services.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Manages 17 employees at this high profile, fast paced account.

  • Supervises food service production planning and controls for Stanford Hospital.

  • Manages the Food Management System (FMS) and all Sodexo gold check standards.

  • Provides training and coaching to the culinary team.

  • Responsible for growing relationships with key client contacts as well as collaborating and with the client and Sodexo management team on achieving annual operational projects and goals.

  • Ensures compliance with Sodexo Culinary standards including recipe compliance.

  • Assists with food cost management at the unit.

  • Ensures compliance to food safety, sanitation, and overall workplace safety standards at all levels.

If you have the following skillsets, then we would love to hear from you:

  • A passion for culinary arts.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of current wellness and culinary trends.

  • A strong production culinary background, ideally in the healthcare setting.

  • Demonstrated experience supervising a culinary team and exceptional human resource and supervisory/management skillset, preferably in a union environment.

  • Ability to effectively communicate to multiple audiences.

  • Ability to multitask and proven effectiveness in a high volume, fast paced healthcare environment.

  • Strong understanding of forecasting, food cost management, purchasing, inventory and labor management concepts.

  • Ability to successfully lead and develop a team.

  • Ability to creatively and effectively problem solve and manage projects .

  • Proficient computer skills as well as exceptional organizational and customer services skills.

  • Must be ServSafe certified and experience working in a union environment is desirable.

Key characteristics for successful candidates include analytical thinking, communication, customer focus, drive and dependability, integrity, innovation, operational and people excellence (interpersonal relations), management philosophy, motivation, supports diversity in the workforce, stress tolerance and flexibility, vision.

In addition to offering a great opportunity, this position also provides a competitive salary, great benefits…and so much more!!

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In addition to offering a great opportunity, this position also provides a competitive salary, great benefits…and so much more!!

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 57083

Location US - CA - PALO ALTO

Relocation No

Category Culinary

Type Full-Time