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 Executive Chef 2 - JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, United States

Job information
Posted by: Sodexo 
Hiring entity type: Food Service and Restaurant 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Customer service & support
Management - General
Service/Skilled - Food & Nutritional Services
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 82819 / Latpro-3691359 
Date posted: Jul-02-2019
State, Zip: Missouri, 65101


Unit Description

Sodexo Campus Dining has an opening for an Executive Chef 2 at Lincoln University located in Jefferson City, MO. Founded in 1866, Lincoln University is a HBCU with a student enrollment of approximately 3800. Food operations include an All-You-Care-To-Eat board operation, retail including Starbuck’s Proudly Brewed and Simply-To-Go as well as catering.
**Relocation Assistance is available!!**

Reporting to the General Manager, the ideal Executive Chef candidate will possess the following:
Culinary management experience within a large volume, quality-focused setting, preferably within a college or university environment.
High expectations for customer service and quality of food.
Understanding of financials as they apply to cost controls of food and labor.
Ability and willingness to develop and train frontline employees.
Passion for food and innovation.
Knowledge of Sodexo systems (DRIVE) preferred.
Culinary degree (preferred).

Is this opportunity right for you?
Are you an experienced chef ready to take your career to the next level? At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great culinary career. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance, reimbursement of association dues and continuing education opportunities, you’ll enjoy an improved quality of life that’s unique in the hospitality industry.

We are looking for candidates who will:
manage the daily food production including production planning and controls;
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 develop and train frontline employees;
have a passion for food and innovation;
have knowledge of special diets and allergens; and
knowledge of Sodexo Food Management System (DRIVE) is preferred.

To learn more about Lincoln University, please visit

To learn more about Sodexo Campus Dining, please visit

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.


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.


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