Executive Chef 2

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

Job Description

As chefs, we have the power to influence lives through the power of food.

Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef 2 for the United States Air Force at Cannon Air Force Base located in New Mexico. Come join our Air Force team. We are looking for an experienced, dynamic and motivated Executive Chef to lead the culinary charge at Cannon AFB. This position will oversee all culinary operations within the 2 dining facilities and lead a team of 40 airmen and civilian cooks. This position will be responsible for ensuring complete production system utilization, food and physical safety programs, training and developing the team and to ensure quality food and service for our airmen and civilian guests. Strong organizational, team building and training skills are paramount for this position. Excellent advancement opportunities await the successful candidate. Candidates will be required to pass a criminal background check for base access.

The successful candidate will:

  • 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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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.