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Sodexo Inc. Executive Chef 2 in DENISON, Texas

Unit Description

Lead. Grow. Inspire. Sound like the opportunity you've been waiting for?

Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef (II) for Texoma Medical Center in Denison, TX ; 75 miles north of Dallas. This is a 340 bed acute care hospital providing quality care and delivering innovative services to residents in North Texas and Southern Oklahoma for more than a half-century. The hospital expansion includes anew food retail outlet! Denison is a great place to live & work and one of north Texas' best kept secrets. Birthplace of Dwight D. Eisenhower and home of Lake Texoma with 580 miles of shoreline offering great fishing, all types of outdoor recreation!

Position oversees; training of the food production team, developing culinary programs for “At Your Request” Patient Dining, Café Retail sales, and Catered events. Duties include; monitors for food safety and sanitation, managing the menu & recipe cycles with a focus on health and wellness options, assisting in high end catered events, providing strategic analysis and solutions to product cost and food productions systems, enthusiastic leadership and exceptional organizational skills for an employee and customer centric environment. Your strong culinary ability, ability to manage multiple priorities, and excellent leadership is critical for this position with the primary focus on driving food quality and culinary innovation in all aspects of production and service with attention to health and wellness! Catering for multiple Clients is very high profile and expectations are high during these events. Candidates will need to conduct a tasting with the administrative team before hire.

Ideal Candidate Skills, Certification:

Culinary Degree / Trade School Certificate and Servsafe Certified

Prior food service management experience in healthcare environment

Ability to manage inventory; budget of 1.5 million in financial volume

HR skills to train & develop 22 employees & production team

Computer skills; financial, food & labor management systems

Detailed knowledge of HACCP and Department of Health Regulations

Experience with healthcare food production, recipes and quality standards

Menu Planning for Patient, Food Retail, and Catering

Exp; FMS, SMG, Gold Check and Ecosure/SoSafe inspections is a plus!

Your ability to communicate in Spanish will assist in managing this workforce

Typical schedule; 6am - 4 pm with shared weekends / holidays

Texoma Medical Center

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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 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 84484

Category Culinary

Employment Status Full-Time