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Executive Chef 3

Company: Sodexo
Location: Camden
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Unit Description:Sodexo at Cooper University Hospital is looking for an Executive Chef 3.
Cooper University is a 650 bed trauma facility that is growing rapidly. The Executive Chef will be responsible for all food production, training, retail, patient and catering food quality. Strong emphasis on patient, customer and employee satisfaction. Knowledge of food production systems, food cost controls, merchandising and customer satisfaction is a required.
We utilize AYR for patients; fresh inspirations for retail services; substantial catering and other retail venues (gift shop, coffee shops, etc.) Retail sales approximately $2M.
We are looking for candidates who will:

  • manage the daily food production including production planning and controls
  • ensure Sodexo Culinary Standards including recipe compliance and food quality;
  • manage food costing, controls and compliance;
  • develop menus and manage inventory;
  • have high expectations for customer service and quality of food;
  • have the ability and willingness to develop and train frontline employees;
  • have a passion for food and innovation;
  • have knowledge of special diets and allergens; and
  • knowledge of Sodexo Food Management System (FMS) is preferred.
    The ideal candidate has:
    • 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;
    • previous experience working in a high volume facility; and
    • strong management skills.
      Position Summary:Provides culinary leadership within a large 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 - Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experienceBasic Management Experience - 3 yearsBasic Functional Experience - 3 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, Camden , Executive Chef 3, Hospitality & Tourism , Camden, New Jersey

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