Executive Chef 1
Unit Description:As chefs, we have the power to influence lives through the power of food.Sodexo is seeking a Executive Chef 1 for Stevenson University in Owings Mills, MD. The Executive Chef will work on a culinary team to ensure successful food production, training and development, assist with menu development and any catering operations, as needed.Stevenson University is a private university in Baltimore County, Maryland with three campuses. Serving over 2,700 undergraduate students as well as nearly 900 online students, the university is committed to providing exceptional experiences, a connection to career, and a community centered on student success. Sodexo manages resident dining, retail operations and catering.The successful candidate will:implement and standardize all culinary systems and procedures for universities: Catering, Retail menus, LTOs, garnishing, planning charts, production, inventory control, HACCP, cleaning schedules, staffing plans, presentation and quality of food, kitchen cleanliness, safety, etc;be responsible for purchasing, menu compliance, inventory, food cost analysis and food production forecasting;ensure Sodexo Culinary standards including recipe compliance and food quality are implemented;have the ability and willingness to develop and motivate team members to embrace culinary innovations;ensure food safety, sanitation and workplace safety standard compliance; and/orhave working knowledge of automated food inventory, ordering, production and management systems.Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:a strong culinary background, with the demonstrated ability to stay current with new culinary trends;excellent leadership and communication skills with the ability to maintain the highest of culinary standards;strong coaching and employee development skills; and/orhave a passion for food and innovation.Learn more about the Stevenson University at more about Sodexo's BenefitsNot the job for you?At Sodexo, we offer Culinary positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Healthcare, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. Continue your search for Culinary jobs.Working for Sodexo:At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great culinary career. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance, reimbursement of association dues and continuing education opportunities, you'll enjoy an improved quality of life that's unique in the hospitality industry.Position Summary:Provides culinary leadership within a small sized unit including menu planning, program execution and staff management & training. Works directly with internal and external clients managing the catering process from beginning through executionKey DutiesExecutes the culinary functionCustomer & Client satisfactionManages food & physical safety program.Qualifications & Requirements:Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree or equivalent experienceBasic Management Experience - 2 yearsBasic 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.