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Executive Chef 2

Sodexo
Storm Lake, IA 50588
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Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef 2 for Buena Vista University located in Storm Lake, IA. Buena Vista is a private university with an enrollment of approximately 900 students. We provide resident dining, retail dining including a Starbucks We-Proudly-Serve, and catering.  The Executive Chef oversees a campus dining food service facility that serves 650-700 students in a newly remodeled facility.  This Chef Is also responsible to direct a staff that runs two additional pieces of business, the Common Grounds Coffee Shop & CRU5H Dining Restaurant. Buena Vista University is a beautiful lakeside community in Storm Lake, IA. This position allows for expression of creativity in creating special menus for special events. The unit also has a Catering & Conference business with events ranging in size. Seating capacity in the ballroom is 600.

 

Relocation Assistance is available! 

 

Is this opportunity right for you?

Are you an experienced chef ready to take your career to the next level? At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great culinary career. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance, reimbursement of association dues and continuing education opportunities, you enjoy an improved quality of life thats unique in the hospitality industry. 

 

We are looking for candidates who will:

  • manage the daily food production including production planning and controls;
  • ensure Sodexo Culinary Standards including recipe compliance and food quality;
  • manage food costing, controls and compliance;
  • develop menus and manage inventory;
  • have high expectations for customer service and quality of food;
  • have the ability and willingness to develop and train frontline employees;
  • have a passion for food and innovation;
  • have knowledge of special diets and allergens; and
  • knowledge of Sodexo Food Management System (FMS) is preferred. 

The ideal candidate has:

  • 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;
  • previous experience working in a high volume facility; and
  • strong management skills. 

Careers in Universities:

Working for Sodexo in Universities allows you to support students on their path to adulthood and academic success. Located on college and university campuses across the country, Sodexo creates clean, safe living and learning environments that inspire and drive success. Student success depends upon so many conditions when they are well fed, safe, comfortable and learning in a clean, well maintained environment they are more likely to succeed. 

To learn more about Buena Vista University, please visit http://www.bvu.edu/.

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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Posted: 2019-08-28 Expires: 2019-10-27

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