Sodexo Inc. Executive Chef 3 in GOODFELLOW AIR FORCE BASE, Texas
Do you thrive in a fast-paced kitchen environment? Grow your culinary career in a management position with Sodexo!
Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef 3 for Goodfellow Air Force Base located in Goodfellow Air Base, TX . Sodexo has partnered with the US Air Force to transform their food service into a fresh and exciting culinary program to enhance the lives of Airmen and other base personnel. This position will 2 dining facilities serving over 5500 meals per day through out 4 meals per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year. This position will be the culinary expert, providing training for frontline staff ensuring high quality and standards. A successful candidate will have a proven track record of working in a high volume environment, effective methods of food cost controls and managing labor efficiently. Experience in an union environment a plus. This position can expect daily interactions with our client.
The successful candidate will:
be responsible for purchasing, menu compliance, inventory, food cost analysis and food production forecasting;
ensure Sodexo Culinary standards including recipe compliance and food quality are implemented;
have the ability and willingness to develop and motivate team members to embrace culinary innovations;
ensure food safety, sanitation and workplace safety standard compliance; and/or
have working knowledge of automated food inventory, ordering, production and management systems.
Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:
a strong culinary background, with the demonstrated ability to stay current with new culinary trends;
excellent leadership and communication skills with the ability to maintain the highest of culinary standards;
strong coaching and employee development skills; and/or
have a passion for food and innovation.
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At Sodexo, we offer Culinary positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Health Care, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States..
Working for Sodexo:
At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great culinary career. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance, reimbursement of association dues and continuing education opportunities, you’ll enjoy an improved quality of life that’s unique in the hospitality industry.
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.
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 or equivalent experience
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.
Location US-TX-GOODFELLOW AIR FORCE BASE
System ID 87311
Relocation Type Yes - According to Grade
Employment Status Full-Time