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Sous Chef

Job category: Culinary

Job ID: 62653

US-CA-SAN DIEGO

Posted: 30-Apr-2017

Sodexo has an exciting culinary opportunity for a Sous Chef to join our team at the Sharp Memorial and Mary Birch Hospital for Woman & Newborns in the heart of San Diego. This position will report directly to the Executive Chef and will assist in the the execution of day to day food service operations for patient feeding, retail food service and catering at this outstanding account.

Assists the Executive Chefs in all aspects of the culinary function for the production environment including menu development, inventory, purchasing, waste control, and cost analysis.

Assists in managing the Sodexo Food Management System (FMS), and all Sodexo Gold Check standards.

Accountable for positively impacting patient satisfaction with associated with food service.

Provides ongoing training and coaching to the culinary team, including Sodexo required training.

Ensures compliance with Sodexo Culinary standards including recipe compliance.

Assists with food cost management and overall cost controls for the unit.

Ensures compliance to food safety, sanitation, and overall workplace safety standards at all levels.

Ensures compliance to Sodexo operating policies and procedures and works to maintain those standards.

Accountable for the execution of service quality and ensures customer and client satisfaction.

Qualified candidates will have the following experience:

Energetic, polished culinary professional with a passion for the culinary arts.

Demonstrated experience supervising a culinary team with human resource and supervisory management skillset.

Knowledge of current wellness and culinary trends.

A strong production culinary background, ideally in the healthcare setting and or retail service.

Understanding of healthcare regulations such as The Joint Commission, CMS, and Title 22.

Menu planning experience.

Experience in high end, VIP catering, including menu planning, food production, and food presentation.

Basic Education Requirement - High School Diploma or GED

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