Entegra Procurement Services has a new opening for a Director, Culinary Operations to oversee our entegra Performance Kitchen (EPK) located in the Greater Richmond, VA area.
Relocation Assistance is Available!
As Entegra's in-house Culinarian for North America, you will:
- Oversee the EPK and its day-to-day operations
- Participate in the implementation of product development and testing procedures
- Set up and organize key client product evaluations and cuttings, while interfacing with leadership both at the supplier and client level
- Ensure that all EPK outcomes and experiences are best in class
The ideal candidate will have:
- Bachelor Degree in Culinary preferred
- 10+ years of progressive commercial, fine dining restaurant culinary experience
- Strong acumen and experience in having developed multiple concepts
- Food science acumen or expertise in food manufacturing, product development and specification
- Proven track record in cross-functional team leadership
- Extensive executive presentation skills in front of large groups, clients and senior leadership
- Certification/experience in food science or culinology - a plus
- Industry ties to manufacturing associations - a plus
- Some non-commercial culinary experience - a plus
Entegra Procurement Services, a fully-owned subsidiary of Sodexo, is part of a global supply chain with $18.2 billion in purchasing power for food, services and supplies in North America. Entegra serves more than 93,000 purchasing sites across North America.
Entegra provides procurement management solutions for clients in industries including Acute, Education, Faith-Based, Seniors, Travel, Sports & Leisure, Hospitality and Restaurants.
At Sodexo, we believe every employee should have the resources to be their best. As part of our overall rewards, we offer benefits programs designed to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle including health, dental and vision insurance. We also offer other benefits like paid time off, financial and savings programs, 401k, and access to our employee assistance program and other discounts. Click here for more information about Sodexo's Benefits.