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Executive Chef 2
Job category: Culinary
Job ID: 67112
Sodexo University Dining Segment has an exciting opportunity for an Executive Chef 2 at Juniata College located in Huntingdon, PA!
As Executive Chef, you will be recognized as the technical expert, teacher and trainer for other chefs and cooks within the account. This role oversees Executive Chefs and all culinary staff within this $4.3M account. The residential dining unit has 1,500 boarding students and features platform dining and action stations within the dining hall. We are seeking an Executive Chef who has a passion for culinary excellence and enjoys talking with students and customers! The Executive Chef is responsible for hands-on culinary planning for multiple units on campus, including catering. Additional duties include overseeing food purchasing, monitoring production levels and inventory controls, recipe compliance, implementing and training HACCP, interviewing and hiring new chefs, managing/controlling food and labor cost issues and offering solutions when needed.
Reporting to the General Manager, the ideal Executive Chef candidate will possess:
- Experience in a culinary leadership capacity in a high volume, quality-focused operation, preferably within a campus environment.
- Experience in managing and developing successful teams.
- Proven track record of maintaining high standards with regard to sanitation, quality and guest satisfaction.
- Proven track record of leading and driving systems and processes within a high volume food environment.
- Be a food-focused, customer service professional with great communications skills and drive.
- Creativity with food; the ability to think out of the box to “wow” our clients.
- Culinary degree preferred.
Enjoy a Monday - Friday work schedule with the occasional need to be flexible based on business needs.
Careers in Universities:
Working for Sodexo in Universities allows you to support students on their path to adulthood and academic success. Located on college and university campuses across the country, Sodexo creates clean, safe living and learning environments that inspire and drive success. Student success depends upon so many conditions – when they are well fed, safe, comfortable and learning in a clean, well maintained environment they are more likely to succeed.
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 other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful 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.
Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree
Basic Management Experience - 2 years
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.
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