Sodexo Operations LLC Executive Chef 3 in CHICAGO, Illinois
Sodexo Leisure has a new opportunity for an Executive Chef 3 at the John G. Shedd Aquarium in downtown Chicago, IL . The John G. Shedd Aquarium is one of the most visited cultural attractions in the city of Chicago.
Managing multiple retail food outlets & very high end, high volume special events
Executive Chef oversees all culinary operations for catering & retail outlets for this prestigious location set on the lakefront in downtown Chicago
You have/are experience:
Managing a culinary operation of a Multi-Million venue similar to a museum, zoo or other cultural destination setting
Developing menus and overseeing operational standards for retail operations
Utilizing locally sourced, organic and sustainable practices is a plus
Managing culinary production for retail operations in multiple, diverse, fast-paced venues.
Responsible for purchasing, compliance, inventory, cost analysis and forecasting
Providing training and coaching to the culinary team, to include culinary interns
Ensuring compliance to food safety, sanitation and workplace safety standards
Comprehensive knowledge of current retail culinary trends is necessary
Excellent communication skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities are key to success in this role
Learn more about the exciting venues managed by Sodexo Leisure:
Working for Sodexo:
How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo champions a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful and we remain committed to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee.
We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance … every day.
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.
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.
System ID 66526
Relocation Yes - According to Grade