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Campus Executive Chef

Sodexo
West Caldwell, NJ 07007
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**Unit Description**


***Relocation assistance available***


**Sodexo** is seeking an experienced **Executive Chef 4** for a **University** located in **North New Jersey.**


Qualified candidates will have large volume culinary experience in higher education. This northern New Jersey Senior Executive Chef role will lead the entire culinary team on campus. Seeking a showcase Chef who has supported catering and conferencing as well as can develop showcase themed dining events.Ethnically diverse culinary experience is required. Has experience working with a marketing team to create themed showcase events in a learning setting which is educational for students and administration. Can demonstrate a culinary passion and train a team of chefs to follow division and self created programs on campus. Is able to speak in public comfortably for culinary presentations.


**Is this opportunity right for you?**


Are you an experienced chef ready to take your career to the next level? At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great culinary career. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance, reimbursement of qualifying association dues and continuing education opportunities, youll enjoy an improved quality of life thats unique in the hospitality industry.


**We are looking for candidates who will:**


+ manage the daily food production including production planning and controls;

+ train other chefs/staff on culinary skills through day to day trainings as well the use of Culinary Foundations trainings and standards, and serves as technical expert.

+ 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 DRIVE is preferred


**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.


**Working for Sodexo:**


How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee.


We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance every day.


**Are you ready to start your Sodexo career?**


**Apply now!**


**What We Offer**


Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.


**Position Summary**


Directs daily operations of food production, including menu planning, purchasing, ordering, inventory food preparation, post meal analysis and record keeping. Ensure employees have appropriate equipment, inventory, and resources to perform their jobs and meet goals and deadlines.


Establishes operating standards, implements and maintains Sodexo and branded concepts standards, creates quality improvements and communicates them to employees.


Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local regulations as well as Sodexo/client policies and procedures (e.g. HACCP, quality assurance, safety, operations, personnel, SoSafe and EcoSure).


Trains other chefs/staff on culinary skills through day to day trainings as well the use of Culinary Foundations trainings and standards, and serves as technical expert.


Maintains and develops client relationships and client satisfaction for all aspects of food production to ensure account retention.


**Qualifications & Requirements**


Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience


Basic Management Experience - 5 years


Basic Functional Experience - 3 years


Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.


**Location** _US-NJ-Caldwell_


**System ID** _877764_


**Category** _Culinary_


**Relocation Type** _Yes - According to Grade_


**Employment Status** _Full-Time_


**Posted Range** _$82700 to $124960_

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Posted: 2022-10-14 Expires: 2023-02-05
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