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Executive Chef 2

Morris Plains, NJ 07950
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Unit Description

Do you have a craving for a new culinary career in a beautiful showcase account with an opportunity to express your creative side?


Sodexo Corporate Services is seeking an Executive Chef 2 for the global headquarters of a technology company.  This location is a large high profile showcase account located in Morris Plains, NJ!  This is an opportunity for individuals who thrive in a fast paced environment. The Executive Chef 2 will be responsible for all aspects of operating a large food & beverage operation from menu creation, to food cost, to financial responsibilities and labor cost.  The best qualified candidate will have excellent leadership experience as the Executive Chef 2 will oversee the development of hourly culinary employees.  They will have a focus on safety and sanitation and quality and standards.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Skills to help elevate our dining program to the next level.
  • Knowledge of sustainability, have experience with purchasing, menu planning and development to include cycle menus.
  • Be well versed in international cuisine, health and wellness, and gourmet catering cuisines.
  • Experience with On-line systems of food management preferred (Sodexo systems of SMG, DRIVE, and UFS).
  • Strong culinary and BOH leadership manage and mentor kitchen staff: Food Safety focus a must with Training in HACCP.
  • Union experience a plus
  • Bilingual spanish preferred


This position offers a traditional Business and Industry, predominantly Monday through Friday, schedule, with some evening events. Sound like the opportunity you've been searching for? Apply today to grow with Sodexo, a world leader in Quality of Life Services!


About the location:

Our services support an upscale gourmet dining facility with multiple revenue centers.  The current landscape includes a complex, fast paced environment. Our scope of responsibility includes 1 main caf©, a starbucks, and catering operations just over 2 million.  Our focus is on quality, expertise, innovation, and customer service. 

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: 2020-03-11 Expires: 2020-04-11

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