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Executive Chef 2

Sodexo
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
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Great ingredients, culinary innovation and nourishing inspiration provide meaning to your lifes work

 

Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef at Covenant Living of Plantation, a continuing care retirement Community in Fort Lauderdale, FL. This position will provide leadership and oversight of the culinary department which provides food in a home-like environment for independent living residents as well as Assisted Living and Continuing Care Communities. Looking for an experienced culinarian with a the desire to engage with employees & residents for outstanding training to produce amazing Customer Service outcomes.

 

The successful candidate will:

  • implement and standardize all culinary systems and procedures : Catering, Retail menus, production, puree standardization, food management sheets, inventory control, HACCP, cleaning schedules, staffing plans, presentation and quality of food, kitchen cleanliness, safety, etc. Sodexo standards will be the benchmark;
  • Procurement: Work with vendors on procurement items. Responsible for purchasing manager and purchasing financial audits;
  • improve and standardize catering and banquet services, create menus based on client needs;
  • implement innovative and fresh ideas in retail, catering and resident services; and/or
  • create interpersonal relationships with residents. 

 

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;
  • proven to effectively communicate to multiple audiences and develop strong relationships with customers;
  • a strong understanding of forecasting, food cost management, purchasing, inventory and labor management concepts;
  • the ability to successfully lead, develop and train a team;
  • 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.

Learn more about Channing House at https://channinghouse.org/ 

 

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

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: 2020-03-24 Expires: 2020-04-24

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