Sodexo USA Greensboro, NC, USA
Feb 09, 2020Full time
Unit Description At Sodexo we believe that Quality of Daily Life contributes to the progress of individuals and the performance of organizations. Sodexo designs, manages and delivers comprehensive service solutions to create an outstanding experience for the people we serve. We have an exceptional career opportunity for an Executive Chef 4 to join our culinary team at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital in Greensboro, NC . Relocation Assistance is available! The Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital , also known as Moses Cone Hospital , is a 617-bed tertiary care facility located in Greensboro, North Carolina. The hospital opened in 1953 on North Elm Street as a 310-bed community hospital. Moses Cone Hospital is the central facility of Cone Health, a network of medical care facilities serving Guilford County, North Carolina and surrounding areas. As of 2019, its president is Preston Hammock. Cone has an emergency department recognized as a Level II trauma center, which as of 2, served approximately 65,000 arrivals per year. The Executive Chef will have oversight of a newly renovated facilty for patient services, production, and retail with direct managment of hospital transition in adding 150 beds and merging room service with traditional patient meal delivery. We are the flagship for the cone health system implmenting and driving test pilot for menu and patient service development. We are a leader in cutlivating spirit of inclusion and client partenership. Responsibilities include: directly manage retail, patient feeding, catering chefs as well as purchasing and catering manager; maintain chef/manager schedules; cover chefs/manager schedule as needed; be responsible for yearly evaluation and goals for chefs and managers through the use of Ingenium; implement and standardize all culinary systems and procedures for hospital: Catering, Retail menus, LTO'S, STG, Mindful, garnishing, panning charts, production, puree standardization, FMS sheets, inventory control, HACCP, cleaning schedules, staffing plans, presentation and quality of food, kitchen cleanliness, safety, etc. Sodexo standards will be the benchmark; monitor, audit, implement and standardize new menus; be responsible for Food and Physical Safety and annual training for all hourly associates; conduct audits, create action plans based on audit findings and be responsible for keeping and updating GC audit books; work with vendors on procurement items; be responsible for purchasing manager and purchasing financial audits; continue sustainability program with the direction of Director of Culinary Operations; conduct yearly culinary foundations training to all cooks; guide chefs in unit to ACF certification with guidance from Director of Culinary Operations; improve and standardize catering and banquet services, create menus based on client needs; implement innovative and fresh ideas in retail, catering and patient services; and/or create interpersonal relationships with clients in hospital. 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 standards and implements company policies; strong management skills and previous experience working in a high-volume facility; high end catering and dining experience and a passion for culinary arts; experience with authentic global cuisine (highly desirable); a strong production culinary background, ideally in an up-scale restaurant/retail/catering environment; demonstrated experience leading and engaging a culinary team and exceptional human resource and supervisory/management skillset; menu planning experience and a strong understanding of current culinary trends; the ability to effectively communicate to multiple audiences and develop strong relationships with customers; the ability to multitask and proven effectiveness in a high-standards driven environment; a strong understanding of forecasting, food cost management, purchasing, inventory and labor management concepts; the ability to successfully lead, develop and train a team; the ability to creatively and effectively problem-solve and manage projects; proficient 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; and/or C.E.C. (Certified Executive Chef) a plus. Careers in Healthcare: Working for Sodexo in Healthcare allows you to offer patients, healthcare professionals and caregivers around the world the best healthcare experience possible while influencing patient satisfaction, as well as cost reduction and increased productivity for our clients. Sodexo's unique CARES culture develops a dynamic atmosphere where employees are respected, turnover is low and career growth opportunities are created from within. Working for Sodexo: How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee. We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance … every day. Position Summary Directs daily operations of food production, including menu planning, purchasing, ordering, inventory food preparation, post meal analysis and record keeping. Ensure employees have appropriate equipment, inventory, and resources to perform their jobs and meet goals and deadlines. Establishes operating standards, implements and maintains Sodexo and branded concepts standards, creates quality improvements and communicates them to employees. Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local regulations as well as Sodexo/client policies and procedures (e.g. HACCP, quality assurance, safety, operations, personnel, SoSafe and EcoSure). Trains other chefs/staff on culinary skills through day to day trainings as well the use of Culinary Foundations trainings and standards, and serves as technical expert. Maintains and develops client relationships and client satisfaction for all aspects of food production to ensure account retention. Qualifications & Requirements Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience Basic Management Experience - 5 years Basic Functional Experience - 3 years Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.