Sodexo Inc. Executive Chef 3 in BLOOMFIELD, Connecticut

Unit Description

Experienced in Upscale; Hotel, Country Club, Restaurant Senior Level Culinarian or within Sodexo; high-end Corporate experience Ex Chef 3

Job #77313 – Sodexo is seeking a Director Level Executive Chef for Seabury in Bloomfield, CT. This is a 300 Resident Upscale 50 and over Life Care Community. Nestled on more than 66 acres of beautiful Connecticut countryside; this picturesque campus is located between the centers of Bloomfield and West Hartford and is just minutes from the Farmington Valley and downtown Hartford and in the corridor between Boston and New York.

In this role, you implement and manage our 5 Star Dining Programs in Assisted Living, Independent Living, Healthcare, catering services, food retail programs. Responsibilities; financial management, oversight and implementation of high quality systems and standards, impeccable food safety and sanitation, the development of client and resident relations, and innovative culinary & service training programs for the food production team.

You interact daily with residents and clients to provide amazing customer service and program enhancements. This senior level position requires exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to develop teams that deliver extraordinary dining services to exceed resident & client expectations.

Your Skills Checklist for this position;

Culinary Degree / Trade School, Certificate, Servsafe Certified

Corporate Service High End Client experience

Background; Executive Chef fine dining restaurant

Financial volume; 3.6 million and P&L reporting

Manage the culinary team & 60 (FTE) hourly employees

Working knowledge of HACCP, Regulatory Compliance

Computer Skills; Financial, Food, & Labor Management

Fine dining, food retail and upscale catering experience

Capability to implement customer service enhancements

New account opening experience is ideal

Ability to work collaboratively with department directors

Residents are the heart of everything we do, and we welcome you to join our team.


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Position Summary

Provides culinary leadership within a large 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 - Bachelor’s Degree

Basic Management Experience - 3 years

Basic Functional Experience - 3 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 77313

Category Culinary

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time