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Chef Manager

Macomb, IL 61455
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Have a craving for a new culinary career? Look no further!


Sodexo is seeking a Catering Chef (Chef Manager) for Western Illinois University - a 

premiere and long tenured account located in the heart of the Midwest -  located in Macomb, Illinois.   As our Catering Chef you will be charged with driving culinary excellence for events ranging from simple coffee drops to high end Board of Trustee luncheons to award dinners so we are looking for a chef dedicated to their craft with a passion for food, pride in their work, and a strong culinary style.  


**Relocation Assistance Available for those who qualify**


The successful candidate will have:

  • experience with managing, training and scheduling a culinary staff;
  • experience with Catering or Banquet production;
  • experience with food ordering and inventory;
  • experience controlling food and labor costs; and
  • innovative and fresh ideas, creativity in developing menus.


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;
  • high end catering and dining experience and a passion for culinary arts; 
  • a strong production culinary background, ideally in an up-scale restaurant/retail/catering or banquet environment;
  • menu planning experience and a strong understanding of current culinary trends;


Learn more about Western Illinois University at http://www.wiu.edu/ 


Western Illinois University is a large campus in a family friendly community serving than 8,000 students in our traditional, residential four-year campus. This long standing partnership allows for ongoing career growth and development.  The Macomb, Illinois area is ideal for raising a family and rural living.  Its a large campus in a small-town atmosphere.  it is just a train ride away from Chicago, commutable from Peoria and a great day trip to St Louis.  Benefits of being an employee on campus includes parking passes, employee meals, and discounted costs for gym!


Consider joining a growing team at Western Illinois University!  APPLY TODAY!


Learn more about Sodexos Benefits 


Not the job for you?

At Sodexo, we offer Culinary positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Health Care, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. Continue your search for Culinary jobs.


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 enjoy an improved quality of life thats unique in the hospitality industry.




Position Summary

Responsible for the day to day execution of the menus & culinary deliverables.  May be responsible for smaller units within a multi-location.

Key Duties- Executes the culinary function.- Customer & Client satisfaction.- Handles administrative functions. 



Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - High School Diploma or GED or equivalent Basic Management Experience - 1 year Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

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Posted: 2020-01-20 Expires: 2020-03-21

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