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Sodexo Inc. Executive Chef 2 in BETHANY, Oklahoma

Unit Description

Work for a company that cares for its people and offers opportunities for personal growth.

Sodexo is seeking an experienced Executive Chef 2 for our account at Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, OK.

Reporting to the General Manager, the ideal candidate will possess proven experience in the following areas:

  • Culinary Management Experience within similar venues.

  • High Expectation for customer service.

  • Understanding of financials, cost controls of food and labor.

  • Ability and willingness to train front-line employees.

  • Knowledge of Sodexo Systems (FMS, Market Connection, Labor), etc.

  • Leadership: ability to effectively manage and communicate with culinary staff, catering staff, retail staff, management team and clients. Must have a passion and dedication to be one of the best. Candidate must be highly engaged and hands-on in day to day operations.

  • Training: Must be able to articulate and demonstrate a wide range of culinary techniques and skills for the culinary-retail and catering staff.

  • Safety-HACCP: Ability to train and hold staff accountable for unit safety-HACCP practices. Conduct all unit employee training in these areas.

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:

  • 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 culinary standards;

  • strong coaching and employee development skills; and/or

  • have a passion for food and innovation.

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Not the job for you?

At Sodexo, we offer Culinary positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Health Care, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States..

Working for Sodexo:

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.

Position Summary

Provides culinary leadership within a medium 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.

Key Duties

  • Implements & coordinates the culinary function.

  • Directs & trains cooks & utility workers.

  • Ensures food preparation & production meets operational standards.

  • Manages catering & retail areas.

  • Customer & Client satisfaction.

  • Financial management to include food cost & labor management.

  • Manages food & physical safety programs.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree or equivalent experience

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 87592

Category Culinary

Relocation Type Yes - According to Grade

Employment Status Full-Time