Executive Chef 2

Sodexo NEW YORK, NY 10261
Job category: Restaurant

About the Job

Unit Description

Are you a skilled Culinarian with fine dining restaurant experience?  If so, we look forward to hearing from YOU!


Job # 70077 - Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef (II) for Williams Memorial Residence, New York, NY.   This is a 300 Resident Independent Senior Living Community located on the Upper Westside of Manhattan, NY in the heart of the world’s most exciting city.  Sodexo provides best in class food and nutrition services for Resident dining and on-site catering.


This is a unique opportunity for you to be on our project team as we transition from our current location to a brand new state of the art building that will include a new kitchen and roof top restaurant style dining!


In this role, you will manage; food production for resident dining and catering, 25 employees, inventory and on-line ordering, food & labor costs controls, food quality and standards, food & kitchen safety, sanitation monitors for regulatory compliance, and enhancements for Resident, Client, and Employee Satisfaction.  


Your Skills Check List for this position:

Culinary Degree / Trade School Certificate, Servsafe Certified

Fine dining experience in Restaurants / Country Clubs

Ability to manage inventory for a budget of 2.2 million

Working knowledge of HACCP protocols for regulatory compliance

Financial skills for P&L reporting and budgeting

HR skills to train & develop culinary food production teams

Computer skills; food & labor management systems

Experience with quality food production, recipes and standards

Menu Planning for resident dining, a new Bistro, and catering

Experience with project management for fine dining restaurant start-ups


Residents are the heart of everything we do and we welcome you to join our team.

Typical Schedule; Monday – Friday with some weekends / holidays 


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Position Summary

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.


Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree  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.