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Sodexo Inc. Executive Chef 2 in Southwest, USA, Arizona

Unit Description

* National Leadership Certification Program *

Sodexo has immediate opening for a Executive Chef, temporary full-time opportunities traveling regionally and/or nationally (85% to 100%) for our National Leadership Certification Program; which will help us strengthen our talent pool for new sale and existing business. We are currently hiring Mid to Senior Level Executive Chef with Large Volume, Multi-Unit experience in Hospitals, Corporate Services, Campus, Senior Living, School Nutrition and Government accounts for an exciting High Potential Management Development Program focused on enhancing business acumen for Large Account operations.

The Executive Chef will have direct client contact, key associate and executive level communication, and oversee a staff. Other responsibilities include overseeing the day to day operation, leading and developing the team; the Executive Chef will have a heavy presence in the food service/catering operation. The ideal candidate will have strong computer skills, extensive knowledge of labor management system, inventory control management, solid understanding of HACCP procedures. You must demonstrate proven financial success, progressive career movement and excellent client references.

If you are a proven Leader ready to take your Career to the next level, this Program may be for you! Classroom, Virtual and Centers of Excellence Training will focus on Market Segments, Staff Management, Product Knowledge/Trends, Risk Mitigation and Client Relations. The best qualified Candidate will have previous Dining experience and you must have the ability to You will also travel extensively during this Training Program - 6 months+ is possible.

Position Summary

Provides culinary leadership within a medium 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 - Associate's Degree

Basic Management Experience - 2 years

Basic Functional Experience - 2 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 81827

Category Culinary

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Temporary

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