Sodexo Operations LLC Executive Chef 1 - Located in STEPHENVILLE, TX in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Sodexo Universities is looking for an Executive Chef 1 to join our team at Tarleton State University in Stephenville TX . Sodexo has partnered with Tarleton State for over 10 years. The current food landscape consist of 1 residential dining hall, 7 retail locations (mix of Sodexo and National brands) and catering operations. Total MV of $10million. The Executive Chef 1 will report the Sr. Executive Chef and will oversee the culinary operation for the dining hall and retail locations.
Responsibilities for this Executive Chef 1 role will include VIP catering menu planning, client interaction, food forward presentation skills, food prep, inventory management, purchasing, food & labor costing, scheduling, safety/sanitation & employee training. This position will also have direct customer and client interaction.
The ideal candidate will have:
Large scale College/University culinary experience;
Strong culinary background with experience in catering and banquets;
Emphasis on food presentation, quality, execution, menu design & implementation;
Focus on customer service excellence;
Demonstrated experience providing strong leadership, including supervision, direction and training, to a diverse team of employees;
Focus on food and physical safety and sanitation;
Experience managing food and labor cost controls to meet targets;
Understanding of food allergens and special dietary needs;
Strong understanding of financials as well as strong analytical skills: ability to demonstrate proven results with food and labor cost, and controllable expenses.
If you want to be part of a forward-thinking, passionate, and dedicated team who strive each day for excellence, then consider joining the Sodexo team!
Provides culinary leadership within a small 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
-Executes the culinary function
-Customer & Client satisfaction
-Manages food & physical safety program.
Qualifications & Requirements
Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree
Basic Management Experience - 2 years
Basic Functional Experience – 1 year 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 72641
Relocation Type Yes - According to Grade
Employment Status Full-Time