Sodexo Operations LLC Executive Chef 3 in FAIRFIELD, Connecticut

Unit Description

Sign on bonus available.

Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef with strong skills in resident and retail dining to join the team at Fairfield University in Fairfield, CT

Under the direction of the General Manager, the Senior Executive Chef of Residential & Retail Dining will ensure that all standards, policies and procedures are enforced, maintained and developed. This position will work in conjunction with the General Manager to ensure we remain trend focused. Works with established vendors, and sources new vendors as directed by our client. Trains and develops the Executive Chefs and Sous Chefs to achieve Culinary excellence. Is knowledgeable about food allergens and is able to maintain and improves the current program in the Residential Dining facility. previous experience in a union environment is preferred. The managed volume of business is generally 10 million dollars and is expected to improve the Retail sales potential through new innovated products, utilizing established programs as well as previous experience

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 72242

Category Culinary

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time