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Executive Chef 1

St Louis, MO 63103
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Unit Description

Do you have a real passion for food and strong leadership skills?


Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef 1 for our Corporate Services segment in St. Louis, MO


Looking for a dynamic, hands-on candidate to increase the appeal of our culinary program at one of our top accounts, the corporate location for Energizer. This candidate will be cooking with the team daily. Must have financial savvy to understand inventory, purchasing, cost controls, and menus. 


We are seeking candidates with excellent client and customer-facing service skills, the ability to multi-task, and the ability to lead other employees in a fast-paced environment. This chef will oversee 8 hourly employees. Candidates should be detail-oriented and committed to the highest level of customer service. 


Why apply to this position?


  • This position offers a predominantly Monday through Friday daytime schedule
  • There is a great opportunity to make an impact and build a great team
  • Sodexo provides unparalleled opportunities for career advancement
  • You report to an experienced and knowledgeable manager

We are seeking candidates with a prior background in a high-end culinary position and supervisory experience.


We look for Chefs with the following in their culinary toolkit:

  • Culinary Creativity: Follows culinary trends and innovations, can translate ideas into unique menu and recipe programs that advance the culinary experience of our customers. Must have the ability to develop seasonal catering menu's and lead the team to deliver a culinary experience that leaves the customer looking forward to their next experience with us.
  • Leadership: Ability to effectively manage and communicate with culinary staff, key personnel, catering staff and management teams along with a passion and dedication to be \u201cone of the best\u201d. Candidate must be highly engaged, passionate and extremely hands-on in daily operations. 
  • Training: Must be able to articulate and demonstrate a wide-ranging variety of cooking techniques and skills for the catering staff (plate presentation, quality, safety, proper culinary techniques).
  • Financial: Ability to manage and demonstrate proven results with food costs, labor and controllable expenses.


This position supports an account at a World Headquarter facility.  There are also two smaller satellite locations that are produced out of the main facility. 

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 executionKey Duties-Executes the culinary function-Customer & Client satisfaction-Manages food & physical safety program.


Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree or equivalent experienceBasic 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.


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Posted: 2019-09-18 Expires: 2019-11-17

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