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Executive Chef 2

Bridgewater, VA 22812
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Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef (II) for Bridgewater Retirement Community in Bridgewater, VA. This is a 350 Resident Continuing Care Retirement Community located in the Harrisonburg Metro area in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley. The downtown area is attractive and historic with nearby James Madison University and the Blue Ridge and Appalachian Mountains which offer plenty of recreation and outdoor interest.


In this role you oversee 3 new dining venues; multi-site management experience would be ideal.  Critical to your success is your ability to train and develop culinary food production teams & hold them accountable for successful outcomes.  Position manages food production for resident dining, retail venues, and catered events with the focus on resident involvement and well-being. Responsibilities; supervision and training of 30 employees, inventory management and purchasing for 1 - 2 million in volume, food quality and standards, food & kitchen safety and sanitation monitors for regulatory compliance, employee and resident satisfaction.  Your skills to support the primary focus of driving food quality and culinary innovation in all aspects of production to Enhance and Energize Healthy Living for our Residents is mission critical.


Your Skills Checklist for this opportunity;

Culinary Degree / Trade School Certificate and Servsafe Certificate

Senior / Fine dining experience in Restaurants / Country Clubs / Hotels

Campus / University & Corporate Dining Chefs - welcome to apply

Ability to manage inventory for a budget of 2 million

HR skills to train & develop culinary food production teams

Computer skills; food & labor management systems

Working knowledge of HACCP monitors for Regulatory Compliance

Menu Planning for resident dining, food retail and catering

Experience with quality standards for food production & catering

Dynamic leadership skills for outcomes that exceed client and resident expectations


Typical schedule runs; 7am-6pm with rotating weekends & holidays



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.

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Posted: 2019-12-20 Expires: 2020-03-21

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