Sodexo Operations LLC Chef Manager - Located in Spokane , WA in SPOKANE, Washington

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking an experienced Chef Manager for Gonzaga University located in Spokane, WA.


Sodexo has partnered with Gonzaga University for close to 50+ years , with the dining services program including resident dining, retail platforms, and catering and conference services. The chef Manager will oversee Innovative and Unique "Food on Demand" Location serving upwards to 14,000 meals / Day in restaurant setting with resident dining equivalency, oversees Starbucks "We Proudly Serve" retail coffee shop and supports additional operations as necessary. Location is named "1887" and is a student satisfaction driver for the Gonzaga Campus

Reporting to the Operations Manager, this Chef Manager will assist the Campus Dining Team with menu management, ordering and inventory processes, scheduling support, training and HACCP standards. Hands on production, culinary support and oversight of quality.

We are looking for candidates who will:

  • Oversee the daily food production including production planning and controls;

  • POS and cash handling responsibility;

  • Plan and implement special events and market retail locations

  • 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 recruit, develop and train frontline employees;

  • have knowledge of special diets and allergens; and

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

The ideal candidate has:

  • 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 or supervisory skills.

Careers in Universities:

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.

Working for Sodexo:

How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee.

We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance … every day.

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Position Summary

Responsible for the day to day execution of the menus & culinary deliverables. May be responsible for smaller units within a multi-location.

Key Duties

  • Executes the culinary function.

  • Customer & Client satisfaction.

  • Handles administrative functions.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - High School Diploma or GED or equivalent

Basic Management Experience - 1 year

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

System ID 72885

Category Culinary

Relocation Type Yes - According to Grade

Employment Status Full-Time