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Executive Chef 2

Company: Sodexo
Location: WASHINGTON
Posted on: July 24, 2021

Job Description:

Unit Description:

Work for a company that cares for its people and offers opportunities for personal growth.

 

This account will fall under the SodexoMAGIC portfolio of business.

 

Use your passion for service to create a positive impact and make a difference in the communities we serve!  SodexoMAGIC is a joint SodexoMAGIC Johnson venture and we are thrilled to be celebrating our 10-year anniversary together this year!  SodexoMAGIC promises to empower the communities we serve by offering best-in-class food & facilities management solutions, which create a positive impact and make a difference in the lives of our clients and customers.  SodexoMAGIC offers our dedicated service via the following Sodexo segments:  Corporate Services, Hospitals, K-12 Schools, Universities.

 

Sodexo at Howard University Hospital has an immediate opening for an Executive Chef 2.  Howard University Hospital is a long standing partner with Sodexo with 225 beds and managing 8.5 million in volume.  The Executive Chef 3 will manage the day to day operation of the culinary department and ensure that all food quality is exceptional.  We want to create culinary excellence one dish at a time!!

 

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 standards and implements company policies;
  • strong management skills and previous experience working in a high-volume facility;
  • high end catering and dining experience and a passion for culinary arts;
  • experience with authentic global cuisine (highly desirable); 
  • a strong production culinary background, ideally in an up-scale restaurant/retail/catering environment;
  • demonstrated experience leading and engaging a culinary team and exceptional human resource and supervisory/management skill-set;
  • menu planning experience and a strong understanding of current culinary trends;
  • the ability to effectively communicate to multiple audiences and develop strong relationships with customers;
  • the ability to multitask and proven effectiveness in a high-standards driven environment;
  • a strong understanding of forecasting, food cost management, purchasing, inventory and labor management concepts;
  • the ability to successfully lead, develop and train a team;
  • the ability to creatively and effectively problem-solve and manage projects;
  • proficient computer skills as well as exceptional organizational and customer services skills;
  • Servsafe certified as well as working knowledge of HACCP and experience with Health and Safety audits; and/or
  • C.E.C. (Certified Executive Chef) a plus.

The SodexoMAGIC partnership represents the union of two global brands that operate at peak performance.  Sodexo, a long-standing leader in “quality of life solutions” around the globe, and Magic Johnson Enterprises, the brainchild of NBA all-star Earvin Magic Johnson, who literally took the game to new heights. To learn more about SodexoMAGIC and read a message from Earvin “Magic” Johnson himself click here.

 

Learn more about Howard University Hopsital http://huhealthcare.com/healthcare/hospital 

 

Learn more 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, Health Care, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. Continue your search for Culinary jobs.

 

 

 

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, Washington DC , Executive Chef 2, Other , WASHINGTON, DC

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