Sodexo Executive Chef 2 in GREELEY, Colorado
Inspire students through food, teach them what’s possible through sustainable resources.Sodexohas an opportunity for an Executive Chef at theUniversity of Northern Colorado (https://www.unco.edu/living-on-campus/dining/) in Greeley, CO. The targeted salary range is $60,000 - $65,000 plus extensive benefits. Excellent computer skills are critical to success in the role.Reporting to the General Manager, the Executive Chef 2 will managea large residential dining hall food production, payroll and employee interviewing, training and hiring.
Can you bring the WOW factor to our food production systems for our resident dining program serving thousands of healthy meals per day and managing extensive, high-profile catering?The passion to serve great food while managing food cost within budget is a must. Food safety, sanitation and are key priorities. Successful candidates are highly organized and able to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
The ideal candidate will have the following preferred qualifications and experience:
2+ years of experience in a culinary leadership role required (campus setting preferred)
Excellent Computer Skills, experience placing weekly orders and managing the DRIVE Software
Strong financial acumen with cost controls of food and labor
Ability and willingness to develop and train hourly employees
High expectations for customer service and quality of food
Strong food safety and sanitation and HACCP standards
Passion for food and innovation
Ability to think out of the box
Strong leadership abilities
High volume experience
Strong computer skills
We are looking for candidates who will:
Manage the daily food production including production planning and controls
Ensure Sodexo Culinary Standards including recipe compliance and food quality
Have the ability and willingness to develop and train frontline employees
Have high expectations for customer service and quality of food
Manage food costing, controls and compliance
Develop menus and manage inventory
Have a passion for food and innovation
Have knowledge of special diets and allergens
Knowledge of Sodexo Food Management System DRIVE is preferred for Sodexo experienced candidates
Are you an innovative experienced culinarian with the following skills?
Previous success managing high-volume food production (Large Campus Resident Dining account or large Business Dining program)
Experience creating innovative menus with demonstrated best practices for increasing the student/customer experience
Proven Culinary knowledge: purchasing, inventory, production schedules and Food & Beverage Cost controls
Enjoy interacting with clients, students, faculty; being the face of the Sodexo Culinary Team on campus and in the dining hall
Demonstrate culinary finesse at head Action Station, sharing passion for food, cooking, sustainability with the students
Successful experience partnering with a client in championing sustainable initiatives and involvement and commitment to the campus and surrounding community
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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.
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.
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.
System ID 731858
Relocation Type No
Employment Status Full-Time