Sodexo Operations LLC Executive Chef 3 in JERSEY CITY, New Jersey

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef 3 to lead our NEW culinary team in a NJ area hospital. This position supports our mission by providing safe, wholesome and innovative food to our patients, customers as well as hospital employees in a variety of settings .

Is this opportunity right for you?

Are you an experienced chef ready to take your career to the next level? Do you enjoy the challenge of opening a NEW account? 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.

We are looking for candidates who will:

  • manage the daily food production including production planning and controls

  • ensure Sodexo Culinary Standards including recipe compliance and food quality

  • manage food costing, controls and compliance

  • have high expectations for customer service and quality of food

  • mentor and train frontline employees

  • have knowledge of special diets and allergens

Bilingual English/Spanish HIGHLY desired!

The ideal candidate has:

  • 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 standards and implements company policies

  • previous experience working in health care

Working for Sodexo in Healthcare allows you to offer patients, healthcare professionals and caregivers around the world the best healthcare experience possible while influencing patient satisfaction, as well as cost reduction and increased productivity for our clients. Sodexo’s unique CARES culture develops a dynamic atmosphere where employees are respected, turnover is low and career growth opportunities are created from within.

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 72940

Category Culinary

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time