Sodexo Operations LLC Executive Chef 2 in Willoughby, Ohio

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Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef 2 for for Tripoint and Lake West Hospitals. Position will office out of the Lake West location, a 240 bed acute care facility and spend one day a week at Tripoint, (Tripoint is 100 beds). Position will be responsible for employee scheduling and will oversee 75 plus employees. Position will be responsible for all aspects of food service including patient services, catering and retail. Will oversee 1 million in Retail and 250k in catering.

Job Responsibilities and specifics:

  • Directly manages catering cooks and catering attendants on a daily basis

  • Manages culinary aspects of executive dining room operations

  • Computer Skills are a must

  • Must be able to manage a diverse group

  • Daily client interaction

  • Passionate about high quality food and presentation

  • Varied work shifts

  • High volume catering operations. Caterings range from 4-4,000

  • Must be able to customize menus with creativity and implement current trends

  • Must be flexible with clients

  • Must be able to deal with demanding clients

  • Must be able to troubleshoot and think quickly on your feet

  • Managing the daily food production process including production planning and controls

  • Ensuring Sodexo Culinary Standards including recipe compliance and food quality

  • Maintaining and ensuring HACCP standard

  • Inventory management

  • Responsible for yearly evaluation and goals for cooks

  • Manages all aspects catering menus

  • Conducts walk through of all areas

  • Maintains the Food Management System

  • Responsible for Food and Physical Safety and all HACCP record keeping

  • Responsible for maintaining Gold Check standards

"Sodexo may require a pre-employment investigation of your criminal conviction history, educational background, past employment, and activities that may relate in any way to your potential fitness for employment. In addition, you may be required to take and pass a drug test or participate in a medical screening, such as TB or respiratory testing, depending on the position and type of unit at issue."

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 56852

Location US - OH - Willoughby

Relocation No

Category Culinary

Type Full-Time