Sodexo is seeking an experienced Executive Pastry Chef to oversee high volume bakery production operation at Northern Arizona University– one of Sodexo’s showcase accounts in Flagstaff, AZ. The Executive Chef 1 (Executive Pastry Chef) will oversee Bakery operations that produces centrally for campus operations for overall quality of bakery products, producing high end catering and special event bakery items and developing new products for client and customers. As Manager, will need to be hands on in training staff, managing production, including costing for labor and food costs, ordering, inventory, Continuously check the plate presentations, use of proper recipes and portions of food/pastry to the specifications, Control inventory and ordering of food/pastries, cleaning equipment, cleaning supplies and utensils necessary for food/pastry production , implement ways to use leftover bread and pastry items, Maximize profitability through proper food/pastry and labor cost controls. Product line includes: High end, Hand crafted pastries for large variety and high volume Resident Dining: artisan breads and muffins, bagels, cakes, pies, bakery bars, donuts, cookies, as well as for catering and retail operations. This manager will be responsible for overseeing 20 employees, Will require flexibility with schedule – based on bakery schedule.
The ideal candidate will have:
- High volume bakery production management experience.
- Culinary background in high end bakery: hand crafted pastries, baking and catering.
- Prefer 2+ years’ prior supervisory skills and hotel/resort culinary/or volume bakery operations experience.
- Will have a functional knowledge and competence regarding sustainability practices in a food service operations.
There is RELOCATION assistance available for this position!
Are you innovative and looking for ways to use your culinary creativity? This position has a lot to offer a potential candidate! Sodexo is the North American leader for Quality of Life Services. Everyday, more than 125,000 Sodexo employees work to improve the quality of life for our 6,000 clients and more than 10 million customers in North America. Join the Sodexo Team at NAU! Apply today!
Designs, supervises, coordinates and participates in activities of cooks and other kitchen personnel in a small account. This position is recognized as the technical expert, teacher and trainer for other chefs and cooks within the account. Selects and develops recipes and other items for clients. Develops menu, implements and trains HACCP, oversees/purchases food, establishes production levels and inventory controls, interviews and hires new chefs, manages/controls food cost issues and offer solutions. May cook selected items, and plan or price menus. Typically has chefs and cooks reporting to this position.