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Executive Chef 2

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Careers Center - Executive Chef 2

Executive Chef 2

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Unit Description

Sodexo currently has an opportunity for an Executive Chef at Morningside College located in Sioux City, Iowa.  Morningside College is a private, four-year, co-educational institution with 23 buildings on a 68-acre campus in a scenic, secure residential area of Sioux City, Iowa (population 140,000) and is on the National Register of Historic Places. The College enrolls more than 1,250 full-time students.  Although the majority of students hail from Iowa and Nebraska, Morningside draws students from more than 25 states and several foreign countries.


***This position offers a $3K signing bonus!***


Food operations at Morningside include one "all-you-care-to-eat" resident dining hall, retail dining, coffee shop and catering.  Reporting to the General Manager, the Executive Chef will have direct oversight over culinary and mentor approximately 40-45 frontline employees in resident and retail dining.  


The ideal candidate will have the following preferred skills/background:


  • 2+ years of management experience preferably within a campus/university/restaurant setting.
  • High expectations for customer service, consistent delivery and quality of food.
  • Good understanding of financials as they to cost controls of food and labor.
  • Ability and willingness to develop and train frontline employees.
  • Ability to think outside of the box.
  • Desire to support the entire dining operation.


Consider joining the dining team at Morningside - excellent opportunity for internal growth at this account!



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 
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.




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