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Chef Manager

Job category: Culinary

Job ID: 67766


Posted: 23-Nov-2017

Sodexo Universities has an opportunity for a Chef Manager at  Dickinson State University located in Dickinson, ND - - in South Western North Dakota about 90 miles west of Bismark and 60 miles from the Montana border. Dickinson is a 4 year college that has approximately 1100 students.  The Chef Manager will oversee the culinary operations for our Resident Dining, Retail and Catering services.


This position will have oversight and mentor approximately 20 frontline employees including student workers. The ideal candidate must have a passion for food and innovation, help manage the food cost, have the ability to think outside of the box and will be trained in all areas of university dining: board operation/ catering/ retail/ safety standards and client relations This position requires a hands-on leader. 


Reporting to the General Manager, the ideal candidate should have:


  • Culinary leadership experience in a high-volume, high-quality food setting.
  • High expectations for customer service and quality of food
  • A good understanding of financials as they apply to cost controls of food and labor
  • The ability and willingness to develop and train frontline employees.


Why Sodexo at Dicksinson?


This is an excellent stepping stone in your culinary career - moving from production /sous chef to chef manager.  


Relocation assistance is available for this opportunity! 


The rolling hills, dramatic buttes, striking cliffs and winding rivers in Southwest North Dakota all lay the backdrop to a variety of adventures including hiking and biking trails, fishing and horseback riding.  Hunting is also abundant and hunters come from all across the country each year for the pheasant and grouse season and hunt prairie dogs, coyotes, deer and antelope.  Visit ND Game & Fish for more information.


To learn more about Dickinson State University, please visit



Basic Education Requirement - High School Diploma or GED or equivalent
Basic Management Experience - 1 year
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