Executive Chef 2

Sodexo USA Woods Hole , MA 02543

Posted 1 week ago

Unit Description

Sodexo Universities is seeking an Executive Chef 2 for a seasonal confernece facility located in Cape Cod. This ocean front mansion located in Woods Hole, MA supports the National Academy of Sciences. This unit is comprised mostly of small meetings and conferences. With the occassional weekend and/or evening social events. Typical day consists of 2-3 staff on site to support the food and beverage team. Expectation is that the chef is present for all meals served. During the off season Executive Chef will support other local campuses.

Supporting the General Manager to assist with the training and development of staff. This position will be responsible for vendor relations, menu creation/execution, food purchasing and employee payroll. The candidate will work closely with the clinet manager.

Our ideal candidate will be a focused and passionate food service leader with the ability to successfully manage multiple priorities in a fast paced, dynamic and ever changing environment. The demonstrated ability to lead and motivate a team and pro-actively communicate will be required. Strong organizational and culinary experience is highly desirable.

The successful candidate 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 frontline employees;
  • have a passion for food and innovation;
  • have knowledge of special diets and allergens; and
  • knowledge of Sodexo Food Management System (FMS) is preferred.

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:

  • 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.

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 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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Executive Chef 2

Sodexo USA