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Sodexo Inc. Executive Chef 2 in VAIL, Colorado

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef 2 for Vail Health System in scenic Vail, CO. Come work at a World Class facility, located in the heart of Vail at the base of Vail Mountain. With 56 patient beds, you'll be able to use not only your culinary skills, but your customer service and hospitality skills to take care of all our guest and patient needs. This position will work mostly daytime hours, but requires flexibility to work some evenings and weekends as needed.

We are looking for Executive Chef candidates who will:

  • Manage the food production process including production planning and controls for patient services, retail and catering;

  • Ensure Sodexo Culinary Standards including recipe compliance and food quality and presentation;

  • Manage food costing, controls and compliance;

  • Ensure food sanitation compliance;

  • Develop menus and manage ordering and inventory;

  • Have high expectations for customer service;

  • Have the ability to develop and train 15-20 frontline employees;

  • Have knowledge of wellness programs and special diets;

  • Have knowledge of Sodexo System is preferred, but not required and

  • Manage Client Catering and Board Meetings

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A strong culinary background, with the demonstrated ability to stay current with culinary trends and wellness programs

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills with the ability to maintain the highest of standards and implement company policies

  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize responsibilities

  • Strong management skills.

Careers in Healthcare:

Working for Sodexo in Healthcare allows you to offer patients, health-care professionals and caregivers around the world the best healthcare experience possible while influencing patient satisfaction, as well as cost reduction and increased productivity for our clients. Sodexo’s unique CARES culture develops a dynamic atmosphere where employees are respected, turnover is low and career growth opportunities are created from within

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.

Apply today!

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 or equivalent experience

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.

Location US-CO-VAIL

System ID 87415

Category Culinary

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time

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