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 738347 - Area Executive Chef - EVANSTON, Illinois, 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: 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: 738347 / Latpro-3831091 
Date posted: Oct-12-2021
State, Zip: Illinois, 60209


System ID 738347
Category Culinary
Relocation Type No
Employment Status Full-Time

Unit Description

Sodexo is committed to providing working conditions and client services that are safe and healthy and will follow all applicable COVID-19 prevention measures, including state/local or client-mandated mask, testing and/or vaccine requirements.

Let your passion for food and ingredients be the driver of your success at Sodexo. Through your leadership, your team will make a real impact every day.

Sodexo is seeking a Area Executive Chef to support our national Covenant Living portfolio. to has an exciting growth opportunity for an experienced Executive Chef. We are seeking an Senior Manager, Area Support- Culinary to support the West coast and Midwest regions of Senior Living portfolio. The Senior Manager, Area Support- Culinary will have for staff training, scheduling, program implementation and menu planning.

The Senior Manager, Area Support- Culinary will be responsible for improving food quality, and culinary programs in the units, BOH operations to include but not limited to inventory, production, HAACP, safety and ordering and overseeing production and presentation of food.

This is a virtual position with <80% travel. We are seeking someone in Pacific or Mountain Standard Time zones

We are looking for candidates who will:

  • Train and mentor in-unit Executive Chefs Culinary staff to higher standards;
  • ensure Sodexo Culinary Standards (including recipe compliance and food quality);
  • manage food costing, controls, and compliance;
  • enhance the existing Senior Living Culinary program in the Midwest and Western regions and,
  • have high expectations for customer service and quality of food

The ideal candidate has:

  • a strong culinary background and Culinary Degree
  • creative ability as it relates to menu development ,
  • an understanding of current trends in the food industry,
  • 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
  • strong management skills
  • a focus on food safety/sanitation and physical safety (ServSafe certification is required)
  • excellent time management skills to travel and train employees in satellite locations

Sound like the opportunity you've been waiting for. Apply today! We look forward to hearing from you.

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Position Summary

This position provides culinary support to unit (s) in terms of cross unit culinary expertise, sales presentation support, bench strength to District/Area. Position supports a large area, as well as large culinary needs - i.e. large catering functions; This job also supports training - training and development of frontline and new culinary exempt hires, menu development, culinary development of the programs/platforms. Financial plate costing; food management systems - FMS training and management; compliance product and vendor compliance.
Travel capabilities, setting up systems, assist in recruitment - frontline and management; maintain and set standards; financial knowledge - plate cost, cost of sales, product management, P&L, Inventories.
Key Duties
-Menu development; Culinary planning; Culinary production; Recipe development;
-Plate costing; Inventory management, FMS (implementation and training)
-Training - food safety / FMS / Standards
-Staffing support - recruiting, selection of chefs, development
-Computer capabilities - culinary systems knowledge and expertise - FMS
-Representing company in presentations - sales, new programs, retention, etc.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 3 years

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.


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