Executive Chef 2

  • Sodexo
  • May 30, 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 Warren Air Force Base located in Cheyenne, Wyoming. We are looking for a dynamic and motivated individual to lead the culinary charge. This position will supervise 40 airmen and civilian cooks serving our airmen and civilian customers. Primary responsibilities will be training and developing the culinary team, inventory and food cost control, safety compliance, purchasing as needed and will be serve as the prmary contact in the absence of the General Manager. Excellent team building skills, client and customer skills, effective cost controls and a passion for outstanding food and service are keys to success. Our Air Force contract continues to grow and excellent advancement opportunities await the successful candidate.

***Relocation Assistance Available***

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.

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.