Sodexo Operations LLC Executive Chef 1 in Burnsville, Minnesota

Unit Description

Sodexo has an exciting opportunity for an Executive Chef 1 primarily in the Minnesota healthcare market! This is a resource position that will report directly to the district manager and may travel to surrounding states if necc. (Sodexo will cover the cost of all travel expenses).

The Executive Chef 1 will have direct responsibility for production leadership, as well as occasional retail (cafeteria) and patient services oversight. The Executive Chef will work in partnership with the Nutrition Services management team to support the client's mission. Working closely with the management team, the Executive Chef will develop creative ideas for increasing service delivery and ensuring an outstanding patient and guest experience.

A commitment to operational excellence standards, willingness to coach and develop others, and team-mindset will encourage success in this position. Technical skills include high levels of proficiency with data reporting systems and Microsoft Office; menu forecasting, planning, and production; inventory management systems and cost control; and absolute commitment to safe food handling practices, qualities, and standards. Additionally, the Executive Chef will partner with the management team and client leaders to ensure production standards continually exceed expectations of patients and guests.

Shifts will include evenings, weekend, and holiday rotations with the management team.

Position Summary

Designs, supervises, coordinates and participates in activities of cooks and other kitchen personnel in a small account. This position is recognized as the technical expert, teacher and trainer for other chefs and cooks within the account. Selects and develops recipes and other items for clients. Develops menu, implements and trains HACCP, oversees/purchases food, establishes production levels and inventory controls, interviews and hires new chefs, manages/controls food cost issues and offer solutions. May cook selected items, and plan or price menus. Typically has chefs and cooks reporting to this position.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Technical, Trade, or Vocational School Degree

Basic Management Experience - 1 year

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.

System ID 64412

Location US-MN-Burnsville

Relocation No

Category Culinary

Type Full-Time