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Executive Chef 2

Company: Sodexo
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

Unit Description: Do you thrive in a fast-paced kitchen environment? Grow your culinary career in a management position with Sodexo!

Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef 2 for California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) located in San Marcos , CA . CSUSM is positioned on a 304-acre hillside overlooking the City of San Marcos. Over the last 30 years, the population has grown to more than 16,000 students. Sodexo manages all the food services on campus including with approximately 50 employees. Food retail locations includes a Starbucks, Panda Express, a C- Store amongst other retail outs. This position would lead and provide management oversight for all retail outlets, catering, summer conferences and a potential resident dining location in the future.

The successful candidate will:
be responsible for purchasing, menu compliance, inventory, food cost analysis and food production forecasting;
ensure Sodexo Culinary standards including recipe compliance and food quality are implemented;
have the ability and willingness to develop and motivate team members to embrace culinary innovations;
ensure food safety, sanitation and workplace safety standard compliance; and/or
have working knowledge of automated food inventory, ordering, production and management systems.

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:
a strong culinary background, with the demonstrated ability to stay current with new culinary trends;
excellent leadership and communication skills with the ability to maintain the highest of culinary standards;
strong coaching and employee development skills; and/or
have a passion for food and innovation.

Learn more about California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) at

Learn more about Sodexo's Benefits

Not the job for you?
At Sodexo, we offer Culinary positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Healthcare, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. Continue your search for Culinary jobs.

Working for Sodexo:
At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great culinary career. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance, reimbursement of association dues and continuing education opportunities, you'll enjoy an improved quality of life that's unique in the hospitality industry.

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 or equivalent experience
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.

Keywords: Sodexo, San Marcos , Executive Chef 2, Hospitality & Tourism , San Marcos, California

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