Sodexo Operations LLC Chef Manager in GLENCOE, Illinois

Unit Description

Sodexo Leisure has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Chef Manager at the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe, IL . This Chef Manager will work directly with the Executive Chef to support the culinary operations for this prestigious location.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing daily culinary production for an esteemed, busy quick service Retail Café along with multiple, diverse venues & high end catering

  • Additional responsibilities including interviewing, training, staffing and scheduling

  • Working alongside the Executive Chef, the successful chef will be in charge of directing the kitchen’s operations in the absence of the Executive Chef and assist them in resolving any problems that may arise on the job

You are/have experience:

  • Manage and execute the daily food production including production planning and controls for retail and catering

  • Oversight of kitchen operations including food production, ordering, inventory, sanitation

  • Plan and execute high-end catering events

  • Knowledge and passionate about sustainable practices

  • deliver high quality food service

  • Knowledge of sustainable cooking practices & local product sourcing

  • Exemplary communication skills with the ability to lead a culinary team

  • Experience with safety and sanitation controls, HACCP, food ordering & inventory as well as hiring, training & managing staff

If you share the Chicago Botanic Garden’s mission to promote the enjoyment, understanding, and conservation of plants and the natural world and Sodexo’s mission of providing an exceptional customer experience, then this is the right position for you!

Working for Sodexo:

How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo champions a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful and we remain committed to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee.

We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance …every day.

Position Summary

Responsible for the day to day execution of the menus & culinary deliverables. May be responsible for smaller units within a multi-location.

Key Duties

  • Executes the culinary function.

  • Customer & Client satisfaction.

  • Handles administrative functions.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - High School Diploma or GED or equivalent

Basic Management Experience - 1 year

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

System ID 65465

Location US-IL-GLENCOE

Relocation No

Category Culinary

Type Full-Time