Sodexo is hiring an Executive Chef 2 for the University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown which is located between Pittsburgh and State College PA. The university has 2400 undergraduate students and the meal program has @ 1500 participants. We have resident dining, retail and catering.
We have a dedicated work-force and good facilities. This person will operate the full service dining hall with oversight of the FOH and BOH staff providing meals to students in the dining program. This a great opportunity for an inovative and creative chef. This position will include presidential catering and other special events. It is in the center of Western PA's biggest outdoor recreation region with ski resorts, white water rafting and other adventure areas within an hour drive. *RELOCATION ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE
We are looking for an Executive Chef who:
Has the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and delegate to a great team
Has solid knowledge of sustainability initiatives and agricultural ingenuities are strongly preferred
Has proven track record for Food costing, catering experience
Excellent client relations and team building skills are a must, along with the skill set to effectively implement all budget controls at the unit level
Reporting to the General Manager, the ideal Executive Chef candidate will have:
2 years Executive Chef prior campus, university or other high-volume culinary management experience
Creative, innovative catering background
A demonstrated ability to lead a team in the day to day food operations to ensure quality production and exceptional delivery of service
Excellent leadership skills and the ability to interact with customers, clients and all levels of management
Ability to successfully implement Sodexo programs, policies, and procedures while managing a diverse team of employees
Strong financial acumen to ensure cost effective operations to include labor management, food costs, and inventory control, operating a P&L account
Experience in training and developing staff and coordinating customer service programs
Demonstrated experience with innovative menu planning and superior organizational skills are preferred
Careers in Universities:
Working for Sodexo in Universities allows you to support students on their path to adulthood and academic success. Located on college and university campuses across the country, Sodexo creates clean, safe living and learning environments that inspire and drive success. Student success depends upon so many conditions when they are well fed, safe, comfortable and learning in a clean, well maintained environment they are more likely to succeed.
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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.
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.