Executive Chef 2

  • Sodexo
  • Columbus, Ohio
  • Jan 13, 2021
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

OFFERING A SIGN-ON BONUS OF $1,500!!

You are inspired by great ingredients and creative cooking. At Sodexo, we bring these together for culinary innovation.

Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef 2 for Ohio Dominican University located in Columbus, OH.

Ohio Dominican University is a private institution that has a total undergraduate enrollment of roughly 1,100 students. The campus size is 93 acres. It is Central Ohio's only Catholic University. The Executive Chef will be responsible for day-to-day operation of culinary program for resident dining, catering and retail. This will be a perfect venue to show case your culinary talent. Seeking an experienced Executive Chef who is well-versed in University segment dining program, with passion for sport and a true leader who can nurture and develop future culinary leaders within their career.

Sodexo manages resident dining, retail and catering.

The successful candidate will:

  • higher education experience strongly preferred;
  • 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.

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At Sodexo, we offer Culinary positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Health Care, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. Continue your search for Culinary jobs .

Working for Sodexo:

At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great culinary career. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance, reimbursement of association dues and continuing education opportunities, you'll enjoy an improved quality of life that's unique in the hospitality industry.

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.



Job 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.