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Executive Chef 1

Sodexo
Mt Vernon, IL 62864
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You believe in an open, inclusive culture where everyone can thrive. Lead a team where engagement, productivity and innovation are born in this environment!

 

Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef 1 for SSM Good Samaritan in Mount Vernon, IL and St. Mary's Hospital in Centralia, IL. 

 

Both Hospitals are located approximately 1 hour from St. Louis, MO.  SSM Health is a Catholic, not-for-profit health care system with 11,000 providers and nearly 39,000 employees in four states, including Wisconsin, Oklahoma, Illinois, and Missouri. SSM Health is one of the largest employers in the cities it serves.  This is a unique opportunity to manage two production teams at both locations. Utilzing Sodexo programs to drive results in patient and customer satisfaction though the implementation of our At Your Request (AYR) room service meal delivery service for patients and innovative retail programs such as our Mindful and Simply To Go programs, and using Food Management System, standardized recipes, national retail menus.

 

 

The successful candidate will:

  • implement and standardize all culinary systems and procedures for hospital: Catering, Retail menus, LTOs, STG, Mindful, garnishing, panning charts, production, puree standardization, FMS sheets, inventory control, HACCP, cleaning schedules, staffing plans, presentation and quality of food, kitchen cleanliness, safety, etc. Sodexo standards will be the benchmark;
  • FMS: monitoring, Audits, implementation and standardization for new menus;
  • be responsible for Food and Physical Safety and annual training for all hourly associates;
  • Gold Check audits: conduct audits, create action plans based on audit findings. Responsible for keeping and updating GC audit books;
  • Procurement: Work with vendors on procurement items. Responsible for purchasing manager and purchasing financial audits;
  • continue sustainability program with the direction of Director of Culinary Operations;
  • improve and standardize catering and banquet services, create menus based on client needs;
  • implement innovative and fresh ideas in retail, catering and patient services; and/or
  • create interpersonal relationships with clients in hospital. 

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 standards and implements company policies;
  • strong management skills and previous experience working in a high-volume facility;
  • 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 environment;
  • experience leading and engaging a culinary team, with exceptional human resource and supervisory/management skillset;
  • menu planning experience and a strong understanding of current culinary trends;
  • proven to effectively communicate to multiple audiences and develop strong relationships with customers;
  • the ability to multitask and proven effectiveness in a high-standards driven environment;
  • a strong understanding of forecasting, food cost management, purchasing, inventory and labor management concepts;
  • the ability to successfully lead, develop and train a team;
  • creative and effective problem-solving and project management skills;
  • proficient computer skills as well as exceptional organizational and customer services skills;
  • Servsafe certified as well as working knowledge of HACCP and experience with Health and Safety audits; and/or
  • E.C. (Certified Executive Chef) a plus.

Learn more about these two SSM Hospitals at:

https://www.ssmhealth.com/locations/good-samaritan-hospital-mt-vernon

https://www.ssmhealth.com/locations/st-marys-hospital-centralia

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, Healthcare, 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

Provides culinary leadership within a small 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 executionKey Duties-Executes the culinary function-Customer & Client satisfaction-Manages food & physical safety program.

 

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree or equivalent experienceBasic Management Experience - 2 years Basic Functional Experience 1 year 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.

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Posted: 2020-10-13 Expires: 2020-11-13
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