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Executive Chef 3

Company: Sodexo
Location: Oakland
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Unit Description:Sodexo is committed to providing working conditions and client services that are safe and healthy and will follow all applicable COVID-19 prevention measures, including state/local or client-mandated mask, testing and/or vaccine requirements.Is your main goal to create a mind blowing food experience?Sodexo is currently seeking an Executive Chef for it's operations at Lakepark Retirement, a luxury retirement community in Oakland, CA. We are seeking, highly motivated, and experienced Executive Chefs that will bring culinary creations to life. In this hands on role, you'll use your innovation, creativity and skill to develop menus for all dining experiences.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;
  • control and ensure financial targets are achieved by consistently looking at ways of maximizing income, through efficient and effective purchasing, via nominated suppliers and creative merchandising;
  • ensure that the highest possible standards of food handling and preparation 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:
    • 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 detailLearn more about Lake Park RetirementAt 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 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. 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 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 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 - 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.

Keywords: Sodexo, Oakland , Executive Chef 3, Hospitality & Tourism , Oakland, California

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