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Executive Chef 2

Company name
Sodexo USA

Palo Alto, CA, United States

Employment Type

Food Services, Hospitality, Chef

Posted on
Mar 15, 2023

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Unit Description
Join a team with a global footprint and reputation for outstanding service!
Sodexo is seeking a Executive Chef 2 for Lucile Packard Children's Hospital:Stanford Health located in Palo Alto, CA. This Hospital is an academic medical institution of Stanford University School of Medicine and has been ranked as the top children's Hospital in Northern California and one of America's best.
The Executive Chef will direct and support all food and nutrition services and will be the face of the department. The Chef will be a dynamic team player with a background in high-volume food operations in a healthcare setting. If you are an experienced leader with experience in directing food service operations and culinary insight in a Healthcare setting, apply now!The successful candidate will:

implement and standardize all culinary systems and procedures for hospital: Catering, Retail menus, LTO\u2019s, STG, Mindful, garnishing, panning charts, production, puree standardization, FMS sheets, inventory control, HACCP, cleaning schedules, staffing plans, presentation and quality of food, kitchen cleanliness, safety, etc. 
FMS: monitoring, Audits, implementation and standardization for new menus;
be responsible for Food and Physical Safety and annual training for all hourly associates;
Procurement: Work with vendors on procurement items. Responsible for purchasing manager and purchasing financial audits;
continue sustainability program with the direction of Director of Culinary Operations;
improve and standardize catering and banquet services, create menus based on client needs;
implement innovative and fresh ideas in retail, catering and patient services.

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 standards and implements company policies;
strong management skills and previous experience working in a high-volume facility;
menu planning experience and a strong understanding of current culinary trends;
proven to effectively communicate to multiple audiences and develop strong relationships with customers;
the ability to multitask and proven effectiveness in a high-standards driven environment;
Servsafe certified as well as working knowledge of HACCP and experience with Health and Safety audits

Employees who work in Healthcare are required to be fully vaccinated and boosted 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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