Executive Chef 1

Sodexo DICKINSON, ND 58601
Job category: Restaurant

About the Job

Unit Description

Sodexo Universities has an opportunity at Dickinson State University located in Dickinson, ND for an Executive Chef 1 to oversee production for Student Dining operation and assist with hands-on involvement in catering.  This role will be heavily involved with the campus community and will be very student centric.  This position will have oversight and mentor approximately 20 frontline employees including student workers. The ideal candidate must have a passion for food and innovation, help manage the food cost, have the ability to think outside of the box and will be trained in all areas of university dining: board operation/ catering/ retail/ safety standards and client relations This position requires a hands-on leader. 




Reporting to the General Manager, the ideal candidate should have:

  •  Culinary leadership experience in a high-volume, high-quality food setting.
  • High expectations for customer service and quality of food
  • A good understanding of financials as they apply to cost controls of food and labor
  • The ability and willingness to develop and train frontline employees.

Does this describe you? Apply now!


WHY SODEXO at Dickinson State?

The rolling hills, dramatic buttes, striking cliffs and winding rivers in Southwest North Dakota all lay the backdrop to a variety of adventures including hiking and biking trails, fishing and horseback riding.  Hunting is also abundant and hunters come from all across the country each year for the pheasant and grouse season and hunt prairie dogs, coyotes, deer and antelope.  Visit ND Game & Fish for more information. 

To learn more about Dickinson State University, please visit http://www.dickinsonstate.edu/.


To learn more about Sodexo Universities Dining, please visit http://www.sodexousa.com/usen/quality-life-services/on-site-services/education/Campus.aspx. 

Position Summary

Provides culinary leadership within a small 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 executionKey Duties-Executes the culinary function-Customer & Client satisfaction-Manages food & physical safety program.


Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree Basic Management Experience - 2 years Basic Functional Experience – 1 year 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.