Sodexo is seeking an experienced Executive Chef 2 for Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs, North Carolina. Gardner-Webb University is a private, Christian, Baptist-related university that provides outstanding undergraduate and graduate education that is strongly grounded in the liberal arts while offering opportunities to prepare for other professions. Gardner-Webb is in Boiling Springs, N.C., about 50 miles west of Charlotte in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The 225-acre campus is about an hour drive from both Asheville, N.C. and Greenville, S.C.
The Executive Chef will be responsible for all culinary operations and the ideal candidate will be an energetic, polished Culinary Professional. Seeking candidates with a proven track record for developing, leading, and engaging culinary teams.
This Executive Chef designs, supervises, coordinates and participates in activities of cooks and other kitchen personnel at a University. This position is recognized as the technical expert, teacher and trainer for other cooks within the account. Selects and develops recipes and other items for clients. Develops menu, implements and trains HACCP, oversees/purchases food, establishes production levels and inventory controls, interviews and hires new chefs, manages/controls food cost issues and offer solutions. May cook selected items, and plan or price menus for all catering events.
We are looking for candidates who will:
The ideal candidate has:
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 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.