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General Manager 1 - Food

Pacific Grove, CA 93950
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Unit Description

A passion for helping people and attention to detail are the hallmarks of your success. Join a team where you can make a difference.


Sodexo is currently seeking a Executive Chef to join our outstanding Sr. Living team at Forest Hill Manor in Monterey, California. This is the perfect opportunity for a skilled culinarian to flex their creative muscles. The Executive Chef will be responsible for the daily oversight of the food service and culinary operations for resident dining and catering. This person would be required to cook 50% of the time.


The successful candidate will:

  • Works to develop and grow the menu while managing and controlling food costs and offering high quality service to the residents.
  • Responsible for the oversight of residential dining services, including front of the house table side service for breakfast, lunch and dinner, catering and special events.
  • Responsible for full financial oversight of the account, including budgeting and reporting.
  • Provides technical training and expertise, coaching and leadership to the production team while working side by side in the operation as needed.
  • Works to obtain optimum client and customer satisfaction.
  • Manages the Food Management System (FMS).
  • Creates a positive customer service driven environment, drives employee engagement and customer satisfaction through strong leadership skills.
  • Integrates fully within our client's organization becoming a trusted advisor with a customer service focus.
  • Works to achieve company and client financial targets and goals.
  • Works to achieve high quality resident satisfaction.
  • Ensures compliance to food safety, sanitation, and overall workplace safety standards.
  • Meets (or exceeding) Sodexo standards of operations.

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:

  • A passion for culinary arts, with a desire for creativity a strong production culinary background, ideally in a healthcare or retail setting.
  • Must be willing to be hands on with cooking.
  • Ability to develop trust and build strong client relationships while meeting the expectation of the client as well as Sodexo.
  • Demonstrated experience supervising a culinary team and exceptional human resource and supervisory/management skillset.
  • Exceptional professional communication skills.
  • Hands-on, innovative leadership approach to management.
  • A passion for a high level customer service and relationship oriented.
  • Ability to work independently and make sound business decisions within company guidelines.
  • The ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Strong financial acumen and experience managing a food service operations budget.
  • Candidate must be knowledgeable in compliance to food safety, sanitation and overall workplace safety standards.

Learn more about Forest Hill Manor at https://www.foresthillretirement.org/


Learn more about Sodexos Benefits 


Not the job for you?

At Sodexo, we offer Food Service Management and Retail Management positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Energy and Resources, Government and Agencies, Health Care, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. Continue your search for Food Service Management jobs.


Working for Sodexo:

How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities.

Position Summary

Directs all contract management service operations at a single account/unit. Plans and supervises special functions. Maintains cash control and payroll records. Hires and trains unit personnel. Maintains customer satisfaction and good public relations. Manages through managers and is accountable for the contract. Senior-most person assigned to a one client accountProvides local leadership and strategic direction while developing team for new and emerging business solutions that sustain growth in the day to day operations.

Key Duties- Provides team leadership & training- Controls unit financials- Directs daily food operations for quality & safety standards- Supervises day to day activities - Delegates authority- Assigns & prioritizes activities- Monitors operating standards- Establishes a safe work environment- Support workplace inclusion activities

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 2 yearsBasic Functional Experience - 2 yearsSodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Posted: 2019-11-11 Expires: 2020-04-06

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