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Executive Chef 1

Job category: Culinary

Job ID: 76880


Posted: 22-Jan-2019

Sodexo currently has an opening for an Executive Chef 1 in our Corporate Services segment to manage the culinary programs at our client in Malvern, PA. This site has a building population of 16,000. A very important and strategic national account partnership requires the skill set of an experienced and talented Executive Chef.  This position will lead 4 frontline (hourly paid) Sodexo, non-union employees. The selected Chef will have a Sous Chef and report to the General Manager. The Chef will have a passion for food, be highly creative and have a passion for sanitation, recipes and proper inventory management. The position will work closely with the GM as well as the Group Executive Chef to create and execute daily menus, wellness offerings, and rolling out new corporate programs.  The selected candidate will office at the location. We are located about 30 minutes west of Philadelphia, easily accessible via major highways, and public transportation as well. The team at this location is a high performing team that works together to bring success to our long term business partners.


We are seeking candidates with strong understanding of finance and understanding food costs, as well as high end restaurant experience.

  • Culinary Creativity: Follows culinary trends and innovates using local sustainable food sources, can translate ideas into unique menu and recipe programs that advance the culinary experience across the regional enterprise. Candidate must have the ability to completely translate “authentic” international and farm-to-table cuisine to the customer.
  • Leadership: Ability to effectively manage and communicate with culinary staff, key personnel, catering staff and management teams along with a passion and dedication to be “one of the best”. Candidate must be highly engaged, passionate and extremely hands-on in daily operations.
  • Training: Must be able to articulate and demonstrate a wide-ranging variety of cooking techniques and skills for the catering staff (plate presentation, quality, safety, proper culinary techniques).
  • Financial: Ability to manage and demonstrate proven results with food costs, labor and controllable expenses.

This Executive Chef will work primarily a Monday through Friday, 6AM-4PM shift with no weekends or holidays

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree
Basic Management Experience - 2 years
Basic Functional Experience – 1 year 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.