Sodexo Inc. Executive Chef 3 in San Francisco, California

Unit Description

Do you want to be part of a forward thinking, innovative campus community at a University that is nestled in the Greater San Francisco Bay area in California ?

Sodexo Universities is seeking an experienced Executive Chef 3 to be the Culinary Director – overseeing the campus culinary process for a NEW high-volume university Food Service Contract with a volume of over $10M which offers high volume resident dining, retail and catering operations.

The Ideal Candidate will have the following in your culinary “tool kit ”:

  • Can you “throw down” in very HIGH VOLUME production Requires “ Hands On” experience in large volume campus dining (over 1,500 meals/day), with ability and knowledge to develop menus within a contract, meeting food costs and dietary requests.

  • A strong artistic culinary flair – can you impress the President of a university and lead Catering culinary department to provide new trending catering ideas/menus.

  • Knowledge of current culinary trends – can you compete with food trends and top chefs?

  • Have ability to inspire a kitchen staff - Be a strong trainer/mentor to the culinary staff – elevating their skills, overseeing daily production to high standards of quality/presentation and on trend menus, and ensuring safety/sanitation.

Why Sodexo?

Working for Sodexo in Universities allows you to support students on their path to adulthood and academic success. Located on college and university campuses across the country, Sodexo creates clean, safe living and learning environments that inspire and drive success. Student success depends upon so many conditions – when they are well fed, safe, comfortable and learning in a clean, well maintained environment they are more likely to succeed.

If you have previous experience in high-volume campus, hospital, military or corporate accounts – Want to make the jump into Universities Food Services? This could be your dream job! Apply TODAY !

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE is available for this opportunity!

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 77228

Category Culinary

Relocation Type Yes - According to Grade

Employment Status Full-Time