Executive Chef 2
Unit Description:Are you a "foodie" looking for an opportunity to showcase your culinary experience?Sodexo is currently seeking an Executive Chef for it's culinary operations at St. Paul's Senior Services, in San Diego, CA. We are seeking, highly motivated, and innovative Culinarian to lead our exceptional dining program and special events. The ideal candidates will have experience in high volume environments of 3 million managed volume or more, experience managing large events and teams with multiple priorities.The successful candidate will:be responsible for the creation and development of innovative, inventive and ground-breaking menus;direct and supervise kitchen operations and designated back of house staff;ensure that the highest possible standards of food handling and preparation are achieved;control and ensure the company's and client's financial targets are achieved;engage with peers, colleagues and patrons in a manner that invites interaction and feedback.Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who:possess a culinary degree;continuously update industry knowledge on current food trends and ingredients, making sure they lead the way in innovation and originality;are experienced in high quality cuisine, ideally to Rosette or Michelin standard;have commercial acumen and a good level of computer literacy;are enthusiastic, confident and warm;have a positive approach to tasks with a can-do attitude and impeccable attention to detail.Learn more about St. Paul's Senior Services.Learn more about Sodexo's BenefitsNot the job for you?We offer Food Service Management 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 Food Service Management jobs.Working for Sodexo:At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great career in food service management specializing in Catering. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance 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 medium 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 execution.Key DutiesImplements & coordinates the culinary function.Directs & trains cooks & utility workers.Ensures food preparation & production meets operational standards.Manages catering & retail areas.Customer & Client satisfaction.Financial management to include food cost & labor management.Manages food & physical safety programs.Qualifications & Requirements:Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree or equivalent experienceBasic Management Experience - 2 yearsBasic Functional Experience - 2 years 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.