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Executive Chef 2

Company name
Sodexo USA

Des Moines, IA, United States

Employment Type

Food Services, Hospitality, Chef

Posted on
Apr 10, 2023

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Unit Description
Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef 2 for Broadlawns Medical Center located in Des Moines, IA. The Executive Chef will be a dynamic team player with a strong background in managing frontline staff and developing teams in a culinary environment. 
Perks include:

Comprehensive benefits that start day 1 of hire
No late night shifts
3 weeks paid vacation your first year
Tuition reimbursement and growth opportunities 
Free meals

The successful candidate will:

implement and standardize all culinary systems and procedures for hospital
be responsible for Food and Physical Safety and annual training for all hourly associates
manage, direct, and mentor frontline staff
procurement and purchasing
create menus based on client needs
implement innovative and fresh ideas in retail, catering and patient services
create interpersonal relationships with clients

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:

a strong culinary background in a high-volume environment
strong management skills and experience
menu planning experience and a strong understanding of current culinary trends
the ability to multitask and proven effectiveness in a high-standards driven environment
the ability to successfully lead, develop and train a team
ability to handle change and maintain professionalism in changing environments
creative and effective problem-solving and project management skills
proficient computer skills, highly organized, and detail-focused
a proven ability to set up processes, create efficiencies, and solve problems with little to no direction 

Learn more about Broadlawns Medical Center HERE
Employees who work in Healthcare are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a term and condition of employment, absent a legally required exception, and are required to report their vaccination status as required by applicable law and/or client requirements. 

Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.
What We Offer
Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.
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.

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