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 761415 - Executive Chef 2 - MOUNT DORA, Florida, 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: 761415 / Latpro-3853998 
Date posted: Jan-12-2022
State, Zip: Florida, 32756


System ID 761415
Category Culinary
Relocation Type No
Employment Status Full-Time

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking a high performing Executive Chef 2 with a proven track record of success for Lakeside at Waterman Village Retirement Community in Mount Dora, FL.

Looking for an Executive Chef 2, with an aspiration to show his or her skill level. We're looking for a Chef with high end cooking and catering skills, and the ability to manage and develop culinary team.

This Executive Chef will have primary responsibility for all aspects of food production at Lakeside, a brand new facility that includes a fine dining location with 70 seats, two full service bars with dining service, and a micro market. Lakeside at Waterman Village is a 24 bed acute memory care facility. The ideal candidate will have experience in fine dining food service and catering, along with strong computer skills and awareness of food safety and proper sanitation.

This is a hands on, high impact, high visibility position that is responsible for enhancing our resident satisfaction, and dining experience through culinary creativity, food presentation and overall leadership presence at this outstanding account. Your skills to support the focus of driving elevated food quality, flavor, food presentation and culinary innovation in all aspects of the process and to enhance and maintain a high level of satisfaction for our residents will be of most importance.

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 front-line employees;
  • have a passion for food and innovation;
  • have a strong catering background
  • have knowledge of special diets and allergens; and
  • knowledge of Sodexo Food Management System (FMS) is preferred.
  • is an independent self-starter who can work in a high-paced environment with a very demanding client who can multi-task while managing 10 to 20 associates.

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.
  • to maintain extremely high standards and work flexible hours.
  • great customer service and networking skills.

Please Note:

Waterman Village requires a COVID-19 vaccine to work at this location.

Learn more about Sodexo's Benefits

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At Sodexo, we offer Culinary positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Health Care, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. Continue your search for Culinary jobs.

Working for Sodexo:

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.

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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