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Sodexo Executive Chef 2 in DENVER, Colorado

Unit Description

You are inspired by great ingredients and creative cooking. At Sodexo, we bring these together for culinary innovation.

Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef 2 for our client located in Denver, CO . The Executive Chef will support our food service operations including retail café, internal catering services, and food production.

The candidate must have food and labor cost control experience, exceptional customer service and leadership skills. Reporting to the General Manager, the Executive Chef will have oversight of 10- 20 employees. Position is responsible for directing all contract management service operations and client relations.

This established account is one of the premiere food service accounts in the region and this role is highly visible and critical to the success of unit. This position requires a flexible schedule as the unit is open 7 days a week, salary range is 55k-70k, and no relocation assistance is currently available.

The successful candidate will:

  • be responsible for purchasing, menu compliance, inventory, food cost analysis and food production forecasting;

  • ensure Sodexo Culinary standards including recipe compliance and food quality are implemented;

  • have the ability and willingness to develop and motivate team members to embrace culinary innovations;

  • ensure food safety, sanitation and workplace safety standard compliance; and/or

  • have working knowledge of automated food inventory, ordering, production and management systems.

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 culinary standards;

  • strong coaching and employee development skills; and/or

  • have a passion for food and innovation.

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 aboutSodexo’s Benefits (https://bit.ly/2EVNezw) .

Not the job for you?

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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.

Location US-CO-DENVER

System ID 661778

Category Culinary

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time

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