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Executive Chef 2

Company: Sodexo
Location: LYNCHBURG
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Unit Description:

You are inspired by great ingredients and creative cooking. At Sodexo, we bring these together for culinary innovation.

Sodexo is seeking a Executive Chef 2 for Liberty University located in Lynchburg, VA. Liberty University is one of the largest Christian Universities in the world and the largest private non-profit university with 15,000 on campus students and 94,000 on-line students. The Executive Chef  will lead a dedicated work force in providing high quality and diverse Catering services on a very busy campus with high profile events. LU Catering takes care of all events on campus from a very small intimate dining experience at the President’s home, serving 3,000+ guests at LU Athletics Flames Club events during football home games and to a multitude of events during Commencement  in May for 20,000 guests on campus.The Executive Chef for catering must feel comfortable interacting with clients and students during events. They must be able to multitask and have knowledge of high-end food and the basic buffet style.

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/or
  • have 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/or
  • have a passion for food and innovation.

Learn more about Liberty University at https://www.liberty.edu/

 

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 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 Duties
- Implements & 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 experience
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.

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Keywords: Sodexo, Lynchburg , Executive Chef 2, Other , LYNCHBURG, Virginia

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