Sodexo Inc. Executive Chef 2 in CLAREMONT, California

Unit Description

Are you current in culinary trends? Do you consider yourself a modern, cutting-edge culinarian? Do you thrive in a fast-paced kitchen environment? Grow your culinary career with a management position with Sodexo!

Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef 2 for Scripps College - a high profile private University in Claremont, CA in Southern California. We offer Award Winning Student Dining for over 1,000 students and high-end Catering Services for this prestigious College, part of the Claremont Colleges.

The Ideal Candidate will have the following in your culinary “tool kit ”:

  • Can you “throw down” in very HIGH VOLUME production -Have experience in large volume dining (over 1,500 meals/day), with ability and knowledge to develop menus within a contract, meeting food costs and dietary requests.

  • A strong artistic culinary flair – can you impress the President of a university and lead catering culinary department to provide new trending catering ideas/menus.

  • Knowledge of current culinary trends – can you compete with food trends and top chefs?

  • Have ability to inspire a kitchen staff - Be a strong trainer/mentor to the culinary staff – elevating their skills, overseeing daily production to high standards of quality/presentation and on trend menus, and ensuring safety/sanitation.

  • Seeking Bilingual candidates – the ability to speak Spanish will be helpful communicating with this workforce.

If you have previous experience in high-volume restaurants, casino dining, campus, hospital, military or corporate accounts – Want to make the jump into Universities Food Services? This could be your dream job! Apply TODAY !

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 77666

Category Culinary

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time