Sodexo Universities is seeking a skilled and career-oriented Executive Pastry Chef 2 - on the prestigious campus of Florida State University located in sunny Tallahassee, FL!
***Relocation assistance is available***
Sodexo/Seminole Dining at Florida Sate University is looking for a Dynamic Executive Pastry Chef to lead a cutting edge pastry/bakery/dessert program at FSU. The position will lead a high end program through our catering department, providing a world class offering for high end and Presidential events, while also developing signature items and programming for our Residential and Retail dining locations. Ideal candidate will have high end baking/pastry/dessert experience, supervisory and team training experience, client interaction skills, and program development experience.
Would you like to oversee an exclusive program at a highly ranked University? Do you enjoy client and guest interaction? Are you challenged by developing signature events and programming? if so, then come join our team at Seminole Dining!
The ideal candidate has:
- a strong culinary background, with the demonstrated ability to stay current with new culinary trends;
- 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 skills
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.