With your leadership and culinary excellence, you’re ready to move up to the next level.
Sodexo Universities is seeking a dynamic, experienced Executive Chef 3 to fill a key leadership role at a high-profile account – University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire- to further the exceptionally high level of culinary standards already established. Our Dining Operations at UW - Eau Claire is over $9M managed volume and includes Resident Dining, Retail Food formats with National and Regional Brands, and high end and high-volume Catering, with a flair for International Cuisines.
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The culinary leader will have prior experience managing high volume/large scale college or university culinary operations encompassing Resident Dining programs, Catering, and Retail Food service. This position is responsible for the organization and execution oversight of all culinary operations on campus, including VIP catering menu planning, client interaction, food forward presentation skills, food prep, inventory management, purchasing, food & labor costing, scheduling, safety/sanitation & employee training. This Executive Chef will create elegant and sophisticated culinary experiences that exceed culinary and service expectations while enhancing client program objectives.
Our successful Executive Chef will have experience with, and proven results in, the following areas:
Culinary Creativity: Have a “global” mindset in cuisines, follow culinary trends and innovate using local sustainable food sources, translate ideas into unique menu and recipe programs that advance the culinary experience across the regional enterprise, and be able to completely translate “authentic” international cuisine to the customer.
Leadership: Ability to effectively manage and communicate with Culinary Staff, Key Personnel, Catering Staff and Management Teams along with a passion and dedication to be “one of the best”. Candidate must be highly engaged and extremely hands-on in day to day operations.
Training: Must be able to articulate and demonstrate a wide-ranging variety of cooking techniques and skills for the catering staff (plate presentation, quality, safety, proper culinary techniques). This position is recognized as the technical expert, teacher and trainer for other chefs and cooks within the account.
Financial: Ability to manage and demonstrate proven results with food costs, labor and controllable expenses.
If you want to be part of a forward-thinking, passionate, and dedicated team who strive each day for excellence, then consider joining the Sodexo team! APPLY TODAY!
The importance of food on the University of Wisconsin -Eau Claire campus is a dynamic component that influences recruitment, enhances the educational experience, ensures personal health, aids retention and can help create an overall positive experience for students, faculty and staff.
Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
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.
Internal Number: 624932
About Sodexo Operations LLC
Sodexo touches the lives of 75 million consumers in 80 countries every day. In North America alone, we serve more than 15 million consumers at 13,000 client sites. Wherever we work, our dedication to making every day a better day for people and organizations comes from one goal — to positively improve Quality of Life.
Quality of Life is central to the performance and growth of individuals and organizations. Working from this perspective, Sodexo has redefined how to best serve our clients’ complex needs across the industries we serve: Corporate, Education, Government & Agencies, Health Care, Senior Living, Sports and Leisure and Energy & Resources.