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Executive Chef 2

Sodexo
Reston, VA 20190
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Unit Description

Sodexo currently has an opening for an Executive Chef 2 to lead culinary operations for a high profile cafe within a government services account located the National Geospatial intelligence Agency in Springfield, VA . This position will report directly to the General Manager and will provide leadership and development to 65 Sodexo front-line (hourly-paid) culinary employees. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced culinarian and innovator to provide high-end service to our high end cafe and catering. Candidates should be passionate, highly motivated, and enjoy client and customer interaction. The ability to offer strategic leadership and vision are a must for this growing operation!  

 

We are seeking candidates with a prior background in a high-end culinary position, and supervisory.

  • Culinary Creativity: Follows culinary trends and innovates using local sustainable food sources, can translate ideas into unique menu and recipe programs that advance the culinary experience across the account.
  • Leadership: Ability to effectively manage and communicate with culinary staff, key personnel, catering staff and management teams along with a passion and dedication to be \u201cone of the best\u201d. Candidate must be highly engaged, passionate and extremely hands-on in daily operations.
  • Training: Must be able to articulate and demonstrate a wide-ranging variety of cooking techniques and skills for the catering staff (plate presentation, quality, safety, proper culinary techniques).
  • Financial: Ability to manage and demonstrate proven results with food costs, labor and controllable expenses.
  • This Executive Chef will work primarily a Monday through Friday, 6AM-4PM shift with no holidays and minimal weekends. Candidates must be a US citizen and be able to pass a criminal and financial background check. 

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: 2020-02-03 Expires: 2020-04-13

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