Sodexo School Services seeks a dynamic, experienced Executive Chef 1 to fill a key leadership role in establishing and maintaining an exceptionally high level of culinary standards, at Belvidere School District, in Belvidere, IL.
Executive Chef will be responsible for:
Seeking bilingual candidates; the ability to speak Spanish will assist in managing this workforce.
You will focus on the culinary aspects of our K-12 offering with emphasis on USDA nutrition regulations, NSLP, product quality & presentation, food cost controls, culinary staff training and driving enhancements with Farm to School initiatives and healthy dining options. A Culinary Degree is preferred; K-12 Schools experience is a plus!
The best qualified candidate will have extensive experience in high volume food production, strong communication skills and the ability to build relationships with diverse work groups. Seeking candidates with proven financial acumen and a working knowledge of computer programs and applications. If you are a Culinary leader with a passion for Student Nutrition and Wellness, be a part of our success!
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
-Executes the culinary function
-Customer & Client satisfaction
-Manages food & physical safety program.