Sodexo Operations LLC Executive Chef 3 in LOS ANGELES, California

Unit Description

At Sodexo we believe that Quality of Daily Life contributes to the progress of individuals and the performance of organizations. Sodexo designs, manages and delivers comprehensive service solutions and Motivation Solutions to create an outstanding experience for the people we serve. We have an exciting career opportunity for an Executive Chef 3 at Keck Medical Center of USC in Los Angeles, CA.

Reporting to the General Manager, you will be responsible for directing the daily food production for patient dining, retail café, physician’s dining room, catering in addition to a proficiency at balancing floor time with desk time at Keck Medical Center at USC.

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;

  • develop menus and manage inventory;

  • have high expectations for customer service and quality of food;

  • have the ability and willingness to develop and train frontline employees;

  • have a passion for food and innovation;

  • have knowledge of special diets and allergens; and

  • knowledge of Sodexo Food Management System (FMS) is preferred.

The ideal candidate has:

  • a strong culinary background with experience in healthcare/hospitals, 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 a high volume facility; and

  • strong management skills preferrably in a union environment

Qualifications for the Executive Chef include:

  • current/prior BOH supervisory experience in a healthcare environment

  • food production planning and food cost management experience

  • HACCP knowledge and ServSafe certification.

  • experience managing in a union environment is a plus#LI

“Seeking bilingual candidates; the ability to speak Spanish language will assist in managing this workforce.”

Sound like the opportunity you've been waiting for. Apply today! We look forward to hearing from you.

#LI #Chef #ACF

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 71168

Category Culinary

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time