SodexoMAGIC is seeking dynamic, self-motivated, solutions/results driven?Executive Chefto assist with leading a school food nutrition program for a large?K-12?account in Washington, DC.? This SodexoMAGIC partnership serves 50,000 meals a day including breakfast, lunch, and supper/snack. The District is divided into 9 clusters with each cluster having 9-12 schools. This account generates over 35 million in revenue annually. The Executive Chef will be responsible for leading and managing food production systems as well as client and community engagement.
The successful candidate will have at least 2-3 years? experience in food management leadership, a strong culinary background with financial acumen, computer literacy as well as excellent leadership, communication and customer service skills. Will manage report to the General Manager and work with Leads in production, ordering waste , recipe creation and implementation.? Will assist with implementing new programs that will increased participation.? Will also run all catered events, menu creation/pricing.? Knowledge of?USDA regulations and processes in regard to the national School lunch program.? ALL applicants should have previous National School Lunch Program and USDA experience along with a strong desire to create a showcase account.
The best qualified Executive Chef will have strong hands-on scratch kitchen experience and will be accessible to staff while being on the floor during services times, showing strong leadership ability. ??
We are looking for someone with great communication and training skills. This is a?high-level culinary management role, but will also be hands-on as needed to support operations.
Responsibilities will include:??
- Menu creation and food costing
- Strong focus on high quality food presentation
- All food production training, quality control, and outcomes
- Strong management background?
Success in this role and in the relationship will require you to: ?
- Be innovative every day
- An eye for high end?restaurant quality food
- A strong focus in?customer service??
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Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee.Our ideal Executive Chef will be outgoing and enjoy being engaged with customer and clients.?#LI
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Directs daily operations of food production, including menu planning, purchasing, ordering, inventory food preparation, post meal analysis and record keeping. Ensure employees have appropriate equipment, inventory, and resources to perform their jobs and meet goals and deadlines.
Establishes operating standards, implements and maintains Sodexo and branded concepts standards, creates quality improvements and communicates them to employees.
Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local regulations as well as Sodexo/client policies and procedures (e.g. HACCP, quality assurance, safety, operations, personnel, SoSafe and EcoSure).
Trains other chefs/staff on culinary skills through day to day trainings as well the use of Culinary Foundations trainings and standards, and serves as technical expert.
Maintains and develops client relationships and client satisfaction for all aspects of food production to ensure account retention.
Qualifications & Requirements
Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree
Basic Management Experience - 5 years
Basic Functional Experience - 3 years
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