Sodexo Inc. Executive Chef 2 in Chicago, Illinois

Unit Description

Job # 76489 - Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef (II) for a 400 Resident Senior Living Continuing Care Retirement Communities in the Chicago, Illinois area.

In this role, you manage food production for resident dining, retail venues, and catered events with the focus on resident involvement and well-being. Responsibilities; supervision and training of 40 employees, menu development, inventory management and on-line purchasing, food & labor costs controls, food quality and standards, food & kitchen safety and sanitation monitors for regulatory compliance, employee and resident satisfaction. Your skills to support the primary focus of driving food quality and culinary innovation in all aspects of production to enhance and energize Healthy Living for our Residents is mission critical in this Faith-Based community.

Your Skills Checklist for this opportunity;

Culinary Degree / Trade School Certificate and Servsafe Certificate

Senior / Fine dining experience in Restaurants / Country Clubs / Hotels

Inventory management & on-line ordering

Financial skills for 3 million in volume

HR skills to train & develop culinary food production teams

Computer skills; food & labor management systems

Working knowledge of HACCP monitors for Regulatory Compliance

Menu Planning for resident dining, food retail and catering

Experience with quality standards for food production & catering

Dynamic leadership skills for outcomes that exceed client and resident expectations

Schedule; 9am-7pm with rotating weekends / holidays

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 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

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 76489

Category Culinary

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time