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Executive Chef 2

Macomb, IL 61455
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Do you thrive in a fast-paced kitchen environment? Grow your culinary career in a management position with Sodexo!


Located in the heart of the Midwest, Sodexo at Western Illinois University is seeking a dynamic Executive Chef 2 for Western Illinois University located in Macomb, IL (Macomb is located 1.5 hours away from Springfield, Quad Cities and Peoria).  WIU is a large campus in a family community serving more than 11,000 students at its traditional, residential four-year university.


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As our Executive Chef you will be charged with driving culinary excellence in Thompson Dining Hall - the largegst high volume resident dining hall.  Dining halls offers Multiple Stations, a C-store and late night dining.  You will be menu planning and maintaining menu cycles while overseeing safety and HACCP compliance and ensuring over the top food quality for our students, faculty and clients. 


Ideal candidate has:

  • Experience with managing, training and mentoring a culinary staff;
  • Experience with food  management systems for ordering and inventory, prefer experience with Sodexo DRIVE;
  • Passion about staying up with food trends and what is popular on a university campus;
  • Experience controlling food and labor costs;
  • ServSafe proctor and Food Handling training background.

The Macomb, IL area is ideal for raising a family and rural living. Consider joining a growing team at Western Illinois University! Its a large campus in a small town atmosphere.  More more information about WIU, visit http://www.wiu.edu/ 


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 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: 2020-10-06 Expires: 2020-11-06
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