Sodexo Operations LLC Executive Chef 2 in GREENBRAE, California

Unit Description

Grow your career in a Management position with Sodexo! Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef 2 at the Tamalpais Retirement Community!

Sodexo Senior Living is currently has an opening available for an Executive Chef 2 to join our Food Service Team at, in Larkspur, CA. This is a premiere account with predominately Independent Living residents, and a small population of Skilled Nursing residents. T he residents of this community enjoy dining in the beautiful circular dining room facing the Golden Gate Bridge and the San Francisco Bay Bridge. This position will report directly to the General Manager and works closely with the management team on menu development, resident relations, employee training, and innovative dining activities at this outstanding account.

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Provides hands on leadership and direction for around 15 employees in the back of the house operations.

  • Oversees food service production and service for resident dining and catering for this quality driven environment.

  • Oversees all aspects of the inventory, purchasing, cost analysis, cost controls, safety and sanitation.

  • Responsible for scheduling and meeting the labor cost goals for this account.

  • Leads, directs and trains employees to continually improve performance and customer satisfaction;

  • Manages all dining events with enthusiasm while providing hands-on guidance during resident and client functions in order to produce outstanding dining experiences.

  • Manages the Sodexo Food Management System (FMS), and all Sodexo goal check standards.

  • Ensures compliance to food safety, sanitation, and overall workplace safety standards at all levels.

  • Ensures compliance to Sodexo operating policies and procedures and works to maintain those standards.

  • Drives resident satisfaction through offering superior food quality.

Ideally, qualified candidates will have the following experience:

  • Strong culinary experience desired.

  • Experience with food service operations in restaurant, hotel or senior living environment is desired.

  • A strong production culinary background, ideally in an upscale food service setting.

  • Menu planning and design experience and an understanding of fine dining, special diets and allergens.

  • Background in catering, including menu planning, food production, and food presentation.

  • Ability to effectively communicate to multiple audiences and develop strong relationships with customers at all levels. This position will have direct resident and client contact.

  • A Focus on food consistency and quality and ability to positively impact resident satisfaction through food presentation and quality.

  • Strong understanding of forecasting, food cost management, purchasing, inventory and labor management concepts.

  • Ability to successfully engage, lead and develop a team.

  • Ability to creatively and effectively problem solve and manage projects as well as take on additional duties as needed.

  • Ability to be flexible with schedule, as this position will require working some weekends and holidays.

  • Experience in resort, retirement community, country clubs or restaurants is ideal.

  • Excellent computer skills as well as exceptional organizational and customer services skills.

  • ServSafe certified as well as working knowledge of HACCP and experience with Health and Safety audits.

  • 10:00AM- 7:30PM, typical schedule which can vary based on business needs.

In addition to offering a great opportunity, this position also provides a competitive salary, great benefits…and so much more!!

Sound like the opportunity you've been waiting for, Apply today! We look forward to hearing from you.

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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

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.

System ID 71537

Category Culinary

Employment Status Full-Time