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Sodexo Inc. Executive Chef 2 in DURHAM, North Carolina

Unit Description

Sodexo Corporate Services is looking for an Executive Chef 2 to join our team at GSK in Durham NC! Sodexo has partnered with GSK for over 7 years and just signed a new 5 year contract this year! The location has 3 buildings and current food landscape consists of 2 cafes and catering operations with a total MV of 1.8 million.

The Executive Chef 2 will be the lead culinary manager for the operation, demonstrating creativity and innovation. Duties include but not limited to:

  • Menu planning

  • Ordering

  • Inventory

  • Managing a team of 5 hourly employees

  • Hands on in the kitchen about 50% of the time

  • Waste Control

  • Food and labor cost

  • Ensuring quality and excellent presentation

This position offers a traditional Business and Industry, predominantly Monday through Friday, schedule. Accrue 3 weeks of paid vacation per year (first year pro-rated based on date of hire). Medical Benefits beginning date of hire, and 401K with company match eligible.

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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 83866

Category Culinary

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time