Are you an Executive Chef looking to get away from working every weekend? Look no further this is the opportunity for you!
Sodexo Government Services is looking for an Executive Chef 3 to join our team at a secure government agency in McLean VA! We are looking for innovation, fresh food, organic, cutting edge food trends and ahead of the curve food trends.
Sodexo currently has an opening for an Executive Chef 3 to lead culinary operations for a large high profile cafe within a government services account. This position will report directly to a General Manager and will provide leadership and development to 100 front-line (hourly-paid) union culinary employees and salary chefs. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced culinarian to take their talents to the next level. Candidates should be passionate, highly motivated, and enjoy client and customer interaction. The ability to offer strategic leadership and vision are a must for this growing operation!
The position will oversee the culinary operations for 1 cafe, 7 retail brands, and catering operations with a total MV of 10 million.
We are seeking candidates with a prior background in a high-end culinary position, and supervisory experience. Culinary Creativity: Follows culinary trends and innovates using local sustainable food sources, can translate ideas into unique menu and recipe programs that advance the culinary experience across the account. 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, passionate and extremely hands-on in daily 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).
Culinary System Acumen: Must be able to manage the production system, forecast performance, developing events, and records.
Financial: Ability to manage and demonstrate proven results with food costs, labor and controllable expenses.
This Executive Chef will work primarily a Monday through Friday, 6AM-4PM shift with minimal holidays and weekends.
Accrue 3 weeks of paid vacation per year (first year pro-rated based on date of hire). Medical Benefits beginning date of hire, and 401K with company match eligible.
Sound like the opportunity you've been searching for? Apply today to grow with Sodexo, a world leader in Quality of Life Services!
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: 594809
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.