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Executive Chef 2

Sodexo
West Allis, WI 53214
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Unit Description

Do you have a passion for helping others? Sodexo is hiring an Executive Chef 2 for the West Allis West Milwaukee School District. This leadership position will oversee 16 school districts. The targeted salary for this position is $55,000-$60,000 plus extensive benefits. Our successful candidate will be experienced with display cooking for the students and the NSLP and NSBP programs. Culinary training and nutrition education for the district in both the cafe and the classroom will be part of this role. Strong catering, computer skills and team building experience preferred.

 

The ideal candidate will have the following preferred qualifications and experience:

  • 2+ years of experience in a culinary leadership role required (K-12 setting a plus)
  • Experience training and mentoring frontline hourly staff
  • Strong financial acumen with cost controls of food and labor
  • Ability and willingness to develop and train hourly employees
  • High expectations for customer service and quality of food
  • Strong food safety and sanitation and HACCP standards
  • Passion for food and innovation
  • Ability to think out of the box
  • Strong leadership abilities
  • High volume experience
  • Strong computer skills

 

We are looking for candidates who will:

  • Manage the daily food production including production planning and controls
  • Ensure Sodexo Culinary Standards including recipe compliance and food quality
  • Have the ability and willingness to develop and train frontline employees
  • Have high expectations for customer service and quality of food
  • Manage food costing, controls and compliance
  • Develop menus and manage inventory
  • Have a passion for food and innovation
  • Have knowledge of special diets and allergens
  • Knowledge of Sodexo Food Management System DRIVE is preferred for Sodexo experienced candidates

 

Are you an innovative experienced culinarian with the following skills?   

  • Previous success managing high-volume food production (Large Campus Resident Dining account or large Business Dining program)
  • Experience creating innovative menus with demonstrated best practices for increasing the student/customer experience
  • Proven Culinary knowledge: purchasing, inventory, production schedules and Food & Beverage Cost controls
  • Enjoy interacting with clients, students, faculty; being the face of the Sodexo Culinary Team on campus and in the dining hall
  • Demonstrate culinary finesse at head Action Station, sharing passion for food, cooking, sustainability with the students  
  • Successful experience partnering with a client in championing sustainable initiatives and involvement and commitment to the campus and surrounding community

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: 2021-06-08 Expires: 2021-07-11
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