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Executive Chef 3 in San Francisco, California more...
Location:San Francisco, CA
First posted:July 17, 2019 (last updated 1 week 5 days ago)

Unit Description

Sodexo Senior Living is seeking a dynamic, hands-on Executive Chef  to join our dining leadership team in San Francisco, California . The Executve Chef will provide support to several upscale lines of business, with high-end clients. This is a great opportunity for a hands-on Executive Chef, as they will be working side by side with their team on a daily basis . Must have financial savvy to understand inventory, purchasing, cost controls, and in-depth  menus development experience


Job Responsibilities include:

  • Oversees food service production and service for resident dining and catering for this quality driven environment.
  • Oversees all aspects of the inventory, purchasing, cost analysis, cost controls, safety and sanitation.
  • Leads, directs and trains employees to continually improve performance and customer satisfaction;
  • Provides ongoing training and coaching to the dining team, including Sodexo required training.
  • Responsible for growing relationships with key client contacts as well as collaborating with the client and Sodexo management team on achieving annual operational projects and goals.
  • Ensures compliance to food safety, sanitation, and overall workplace safety standards at all levels.
  • Ensures compliance to Sodexo operating policies and procedures and works to maintain those standards.
  • Drives resident satisfaction through offering superior food quality.

Ideally, qualified candidates will have the following experience:

  • Strong culinary experience desired.
  • Experience with food service operations in restaurant, hotel or senior living environment is desired.
  • A strong production culinary background, ideally in an upscale food service setting.
  • Menu planning and design experience and an understanding of fine dining, dietary restrictions and allergens.
  • Ability to effectively communicate to multiple audiences and develop strong relationships with customers at all levels. This position will have direct resident and client contact.
  • A Focus on food consistency and quality and ability to positively impact resident satisfaction through food presentation and quality.
  • Ability to multitask and proven effectiveness in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong understanding of forecasting, food cost management, purchasing, inventory and labor management concepts.
  • Experience in resort, retirement community, country clubs or restaurants is ideal. 
  • Servsafe certified as well as working knowledge of HACCP and experience with Health and Safety audits. 

Benefits of working for Sodexo

  • Great work-life balance
  • Ability to create at least 30% of the daily menu 
  • One weekend day off per week
  • Off of work by 7pm daily. 

Sound like the opportunity you've been waiting for. Apply today! We look forward to hearing from you.

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Position Summary

Provides culinary leadership within a large 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 - Bachelor's Degree 

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.

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