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Executive Chef 2

Camp Hill, PA 17011
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Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef 2 in Camp Hill, PA


Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center is a 318 bed hospital located in Camp Hill Pa.  consisting of a Level 2 Trauma Unit, Heart Center, Behavioral Health Unit and Long Term Acute Care unit with At Your Request Room Service; 2 retail venues and is a  high visibility account.  This is an opportunity for a candidate who thrives in a fast-paced environment, has strong leadership skills and is hands on within a Culinary environment   


The Executive Chef will manage 2 retail venues, high volume catering as well as 12 direct employees.  In this role you will have direct oversight of the culinary operations for a full-service account utilizing \"At Your Request\" (AYR) a room service program in the main hospital.


Responsibilities include: Menu Planning, inventory/purchasing, ensuring food safety and sanitation compliance, hands on food preparation, catering, training and leading the culinary team to outstanding results and supervision of non-union hourly associates  

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Manages and directs 12 employees at this unit.
  • Oversees all aspects of the culinary function for the retail and patient food service including purchasing, operations, waste control, and cost analysis.
  • Ensures effective and efficient process management.
  • Manages the Food Management System (FMS) and all Sodexo goal check standards.
  • Provides training, coaching and leadership to the culinary team.
  • Accountable for positively impacting patient satisfaction scores associated with food service.
  • Responsible for growing relationships with key client contacts as well as collaborating and with the client and Sodexo management team on achieving annual operational projects and goals.
  • Ensures compliance with Sodexo Culinary standards including recipe compliance.
  • Assists with food cost management and labor cost at the unit.
  • Ensures compliance to food safety, sanitation, and overall workplace safety standards at all levels.
  • Ensures compliance to Sodexo operating policies and procedures and works to maintain those standards.


The successful candidate will have at least 1-2 years food management experience, computer literacy, a strong working knowledge of food safety and sanitation compliance as well as excellent leadership, communication and customer service skills.  Prior food management experience in a health-care setting would be a plus for this role.

The ideal candidate will possess at least 2 years lead culinary experience with a focus on fresh and innovative culinary concepts, a strong working knowledge of food safety and sanitation compliance as well as excellent leadership, communication and customer service skills. Candidate will possess a true passion for professional cooking and is career driven and self-motivated. The successful candidate will possess the ability to strive in a fast-paced environment while sharing responsibility for food operations including patient tray line, retail and catering. 

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: 2021-05-28 Expires: 2021-07-16
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