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Executive Chef 1

Company: Sodexo
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Job Description:

Unit Description:

Got a craving for a new culinary career with an opportunity to express your creative side?


Sodexo Corporate Services is seeking an Executive Chef 1 to join our team at our high-profile account STIHL in Virginia Beach VA! The current food landscape at this location consist of a Corporate Cafe that serves BLD, Micro-Market, Catering Operations, and Vending.


The Executive Chef 1 will be the lead culinary person and will be responsible for ensuring quality and presentation of offerings. Provides culinary leadership within a small sized unit.  Works directly with internal and external clients managing the catering process from beginning through execution.  Other duties include but not limited to:

  • Executes the culinary function, 85% to 90% hands on in the kitchen
  • Customer & Client satisfaction
  • Manages food & physical safety program
  • Managing Financials
  • Weekly Inventory
  • Prime vendor weekly ordering
  • Managing a team of 6 hourly employees (4 cooks, 1 cashier, and 1 utility worker)
  • Catering-strong focus on creativity


The ideal Executive Chef 1 must be hands on preparing food, be able to manage food cost and labor costs as well as understand and be able to make business decisions that allow the unit to meet goals. Have ability to forecast business and manage accordingly as we will be ramping back up the operation from Covid.


This position offers a traditional Business and Industry, predominantly Monday through Friday, schedule. Accrue 3 weeks of paid vacation per year (first year pro-rated based on date of hire).  Medical Benefits beginning date of hire, and 401K with company match eligible.  


Sound like the opportunity you've been searching for. Apply today to grow with Sodexo, a world leader in Quality of Life Services!


Position Summary:

Provides culinary leadership within a small 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
-Executes the culinary function
-Customer & Client satisfaction
-Manages food & physical safety program.


Qualifications & Requirements:

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree or equivalent experience
Basic Management Experience - 2 years
Basic Functional Experience – 1 year 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, Virginia Beach , Executive Chef 1, Other , VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia

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