Executive Chef 3

Sodexo LAS VEGAS, NV 89105
Job category: Restaurant

About the Job

Unit Description

Sodexo, leader in quality of life services has an immediate opening for an Executive Chef to manage the culinary operation at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center.  This  668 bed HCA Hospital in Las Vegas, NV specializes in quality care in a quality atmosphere.  The operation consists of a large volume traditional tray line, retail Cafe with over $1M sales, significant focus on physician dining & catering.  Over 100 employees are on hospital payroll and members of a bargaining unit.  Management and clinical are Sodexo employees.  The hospital will be expanding by 200 beds next year and supports a Children's Hospital on the same campus.  We are looking for the candidates to be very organized in the kitchen. They must create order and structure in the kitchen so that the environment is not chaotic.   

The Executive Chef utilizes the Sodexo Food Management program, prepares nutritious patient meals using the Sodexo program Expressly For You, and in the retail operation utilizes the Sodexo National Retail Menu, Simply To Go and manage promotions to ensure customer satisfaction as assists in the development of catering menus.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Primarily manages culinary aspects for patient, retail, residential dining and catering in a union setting.
  • Supports other members of the management team.
  • Daily client interaction.
  • Completes food service ordering using Sodexo systems.
  • Develop and grow the menu for the dining area as well as catering while managing and controlling food costs and offering high quality service to the residents and guests.
  • Supports cash handling policies and procedures as needed.
  • Ensures compliance with Sodexo Culinary standards including recipe compliance
  • Manages the Food Management System (FMS).
  • Inventory Management.
  • Provides technical training and expertise, coaching and leadership to the production team while working side by side in the operation as needed.
  • Responsible for growing relationships with key client contacts. 
  • Ensures compliance to food safety, sanitation, and overall workplace safety standards at all levels and participates in the audit process.


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.


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.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. 


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Position Summary

Provides culinary leadership within a large 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. 


Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree 

Basic Management Experience - 3 years   

Basic Functional Experience - 3 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.