find jobs
job title, keywords or company
city, state or zip code
Executive Chef 1 in ATLANTA, Georgia more...
Location:Atlanta, GA
First posted:May 15, 2019

Unit Description

Do you have a real  passion for food and strong leadership skills?

Sodexo  is seeking an  Executive Chef 1  for our  Corporate Services  segment in Atlanta, GA


Looking for a dynamic, hands-on candidate to increase the appeal of our culinary program at one of our top accounts. This candidate will be cooking with the team daily. Must have financial savvy to understand inventory, purchasing, cost controls, and menus. 

We are seeking candidates with excellent client and customer facing service skills, the ability to multi-task, and the ability to lead other employees in a fast-paced environment.  Candidates should be detail-oriented and committed to the highest level of customer service.  This Executive Chef will oversee a stable team of 10 hourly Sodexo production employees. 

Why apply to this position?


  • This position offers a predominantly  Monday through Friday daytime schedule with some night events
  • Federal Holidays off
  • There is a great opportunity to make an impact and build a great team
  • Sodexo provides opportunities for  career advancement
  • You'll report to an experienced and knowledgeable manager

Is this opportunity right for you?   If your answer to the following questions is "yes" then please consider applying:  


  • Management and Influence:   Can you demonstrate your ability to successfully lead and inspire kitchen employees? Can you influence others to successfully complete their given tasks with high quality outcomes and within budget and time-frame? 
  • Innovation:   Can you show us great examples of your ability to add creativity to Sodexo's caf and dining menus?
  • Training:   Can you develop and train culinary teams in new concepts?
  • Cost Controls:  Can you successfully utilize Sodexo costing tools and computer software programs to manage and positively affect the food, labor and inventory costs for the account?  Do you have strong computer skills, ideally in food ordering programs?
  • Flexibility:   Can you demonstrate your ability to flex and adapt to different types of communication styles and interact successfully with Sodexo staff and client customers?

We are seeking Executive Chef candidates with the following in their culinary "toolkits":

  • A strong  artistic culinary flair  - can you impress our customers with your culinary skills?
  • Knowledge of current  culinary trends  - can you compete with big city food trends and top chefs?
  • Ability to shine in the  front of house as well as in the kitchen?
  • strong work ethic -  Do you always strive for the best and never cut corners? 

Position Summary

Provides culinary leadership within a small 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
-Executes the culinary function
-Customer & Client satisfaction
-Manages food & physical safety program.


Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree
Basic Management Experience - 2 years
Basic Functional Experience - 1 year 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.

Please mention
if asked how you found this job.