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Job # 67919 - Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef (II) for The Holmstad in Batavia, Illinois. Located on 38 scenic acres in the heart of the Fox River Valley, one of Illinois’ top retirement communities near Chicago. The Holmstad is impressive, inside and out and is home to approximately 450 Residents with a range of services from independent living through long term care.
Do you have the following background and competencies? Fine Dining Restaurant experience, an innovative culinary expert who keeps ahead of industry trends, the ability to implement and enhance programs and systems, strong communication skills, the capability to smoothly navigate from back to front of the house while effectively training employees to produce amazing meals that will delight our Residents & Guest? If so, we would love to hear from you!
In this role, you will visits with the Residents during meal service and actively engaged in community activities while overseeing catered events. This is a customer service driven environment for a dynamic individual with a passion for people and boundless energy for details that distinguish high service level standards second to none in the industry. Critical to your success in this position is your ability to manage the food & labor budget and control costs along with your passion for training employees on culinary techniques that will produce remarkable dining experiences.
Your Skills Check List for this position:
Culinary Degree / Trade School Certificate and Servsafe Certified
Senior Fine Dining, Contract Food Service Management experience
Working knowledge of HACCP protocols for regulatory compliance
Food production, meal presentation, catering with attention to detail
Experience; inventory management & on-line ordering for 1.5M in volume
Experience creating and developing menus and pricing
Skills to train & develop 20 employees; food production & utility
Ability to manage multiple and at times, competing priorities
Computer skills; food and labor management systems, Menu Graphics
Food and kitchen safety training of staff and self-audits for standards
Typical Schedule; 8am-5pm - will cover one day of each weekend & shared holidays
Residents are the heart of everything we do and we welcome you to join our team!
The Holmstad, Batavia, Illinois;
Sodexo Benefits at a glance; _
Sodexo - A world leader in Food and Facilities Management Services
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.
- 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.