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Executive Chef 2

Company: Sodexo
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Unit Description:You are inspired by great ingredients and creative cooking. At Sodexo, we bring these together for culinary innovation.
Sodexo is seeking an experienced Catering Executive Chef 2 for the University of Texas Austin, in Austin, TX. Seeking a highly motivated and energetic executive chef to lead the athletics catering culinary team at The University of Texas Athletic Department. This is a high profile position with great visibility within the organization. This is an event based role with events ranging from Premium Club catering at home UT Football games to off site receptions and plated dinners. We work directly with the Athletics Department to execute premium catering in suites, clubs, and special events. This position will report to the Director of Catering.
The successful candidate will:

  • be responsible for purchasing, menu compliance, inventory, food cost analysis and food production forecasting;
  • ensure Sodexo Culinary standards including recipe compliance and food quality are implemented;
  • have the ability and willingness to develop and motivate team members to embrace culinary innovations;
  • ensure food safety, sanitation and workplace safety standard compliance; and/or
  • have working knowledge of automated food inventory, ordering, production and management systems.Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:
    • 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 culinary standards;
    • strong coaching and employee development skills; and/or
      • have a passion for food and innovation.Learn more about Sodexo's Benefits
        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.
        Working for Sodexo:How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? 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.
        We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance --- every day.
        Apply Now!Are you ready to start your Sodexo career? Apply now!
        Not the job for you?At Sodexo, we offer Culinary positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Healthcare, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. Continue your search for Culinary jobs.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 or equivalent experience
          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.

Keywords: Sodexo, Austin , Executive Chef 2, Hospitality & Tourism , Austin, Texas

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