Executive Chef 3
Unit Description:Great ingredients, culinary innovation and nourishing inspiration provide meaning to your life's work.Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef 3 at a high-profile government agency located in Fort George Meade,MD. This location has a renovated cafe that has been converted to a food hall. Ideal candidate must have a passion for food and a desire to grow with the organization.Must be a US Citizen, and be able to pass a comprehensive Federal Special Background Investigation (to include a polygraph).The successful candidate will: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.At Sodexo, we believe every employee should have the resources to be their best. As part of our overall rewards, we offer benefits programs designed to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle including health, dental and vision insurance. We also offer other benefits like paid time off, financial and savings programs, 401k, and access to our employee assistance program and other discounts. Click here for more information about Sodexo's Benefits.Not 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 large 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 - Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experienceBasic Management Experience - 3 yearsBasic Functional Experience - 3 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.