Sodexo Inc. Executive Chef 3 in SANTA CLARA, California

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef 3 for Harvest Properties, a Corporate Services multi-tenant client located in Santa Clara, California .

Harvest Properties is an upscale Artisan Cafe focusing on local and organic purchasing programs to ensure beautiful quality food. Sodexo is looking for an Executive Chef to continue our tradition of culinary excellence at this location. This Executive Chef will be accountable for all culinary operations managing a volume of $1.1 million annually and will be responsible for 8 back-of-the-house employees.

We are looking for candidates who will:

  • manage the daily culinary production including production planning and controls

  • ensure Sodexo Culinary Standards are in place 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

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 implementscompany policies

  • previous experience working in a restaurant

  • strong management skills

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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 76402

Category Culinary

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time