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 711993 - Catering Executive Chef 2 - STATE UNIVERSITY, Arkansas, United States

Job information
Posted by: Sodexo Inc. 
Hiring entity type: Food Service and Restaurant 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: US$1000 - 70000
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Hospitality/Tourism
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: 711993 / Latpro-3806980 
Date posted: Jul-20-2021
State, Zip: Arkansas, 72467


System ID 711993
Category Culinary
Relocation Type Yes - According to Grade
Employment Status Full-Time

Unit Description

As chefs, we have the power to influence lives through the power of food. Are you ready to put your culinary talents to the test?

Sodexo is seeking an experienced, talented Catering Executive Chef 2 for Arkansas State University located in Jonesboro, AR. Arkansas State University (ASU) has a student body of over 14,000. We are seeking qualified candidates with previous campus food service experience, as well as high quality and volume skills. In dining services, we strive to meet the needs of a diverse campus community. This Catering Executive Chef will oversee all catering production on campus ranging from: high end VIP dinners, large banquets, Athletic Training Tables, arena catering for luxury suites, high end buffets for over 2500 guests, to plated dinners at the chancellor's residence.

Relocation assistance is available!

Is this opportunity right for you?

At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great career in food service management. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance 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:

  • have high volume and high-end banquet culinary background; or other high volume dining production:
  • have innovation and creativity developing menus to exceed guest's expectations;
  • mentor and develop their staff;
  • thrive in a fast-paced environment and can manage multiple events each day, 40-60 events per week.
  • can delegate and maintain oversight of day-to-day operations; and
  • consistently delivers high quality food service,

Why Sodexo at Arkansas State University?

You will have opportunity to learn all aspects of university dining, with the ability to grow your career with a global company!

Jonesboro is located in northeast Arkansas and is the fastest growing area in the state of Arkansas. This town of 75,000 people offers everything the big cities do but without all the traffic and high cost of living (Memphis is 1 hour, St. Louis 4 hours, and Little Rock 2 hours and you are only 6 hours from New Orleans!).

You don't live close, how will you relocate to Jonesboro? Sodexo will help with everything you need to relocate by offering you our generous RELOCATION PACKAGE!

10 great reasons to live in Jonesboro: Education - Enjoy a top notch school system, Friends & Neighbors, Safety, Healthcare, Cost of Living, Arts & Entertainment, Shopping & Dining & Diverse Geography and Rich Heritage: Click Here for more information: Why Jonesboro, AR? Check out what this community has to offer: What Makes Jonesboro unique?

Check out Arkansas State University:

Sound like the opportunity you have been seeking? APPLY TODAY!

Join the Sodexo team at ASU!

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.

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.


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