Sodexo Operations LLC Area Executive Chef 1 in RIDGEFIELD, Connecticut

Unit Description

Do you have a craving for a new culinary career in a beautiful showcase account with an opportunity to express your creative side?

Sodexo Corporate Services is looking for an Area Executve Chef 1 to join our team at Boehringer in Ridgefield CT. Sodexo has partnered with Boehringer for over 30 years!! The Boehringer campus consists of 3 buildings each with a corporate cafe, coffer bar and catering operations. Total MV is 3.5 million.

The Area Executive Chef 1 is the Senior Culinary person with 3 Executive Chefs reporting to them that oversees the day to day operation in each corporate cafe. This is an opportunity for innovative and creative chef who thrives in a fast paced environment . This position supports all facets of daily culinary production including all daily retail and catering production, overseeing the development of culinary employees. The best qualified candidate will have excellent leadership experience. They will have a focus on safety and sanitation and quality and standards.

  • High volume culinary experience;

  • Emphasis on food presentation, quality, execution, menu design & implementation;

  • Experience managing food and labor cost controls to meet targets;

  • Extensive culinary experience with high volume catering and creating VIP catering menus (

  • Demonstrated experience providing strong leadership, including supervision, direction and training, to a diverse team of employees;

  • High level of computer literacy and skill-set;

  • Strong understanding of financials and strong analytical thinking skills;

  • Ability to bring innovative and fresh ideas to our client

  • Has a passion for contemporary and innovative culinary trends. Proven experience with top food trends;

This position offers a traditional Business and Industry, predominantly Monday through Friday, schedule. Sound like the opportunity you've been searching for? Apply today to grow with Sodexo, a world leader in Quality of Life Services!

Position Summary

Provides culinary leadership and expertise for a geographic area. Assists with menu and recipe development. Assists in training culinary staff. Assists in special functions.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree in culinary or related field

Basic Management Experience - 5 years

Basic Functional Experience - 5 years of experience in operations

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

System ID 64281

Location US-CT-RIDGEFIELD

Relocation No

Category Culinary

Type Full-Time