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Sodexo Live!'s Airport Lounge Segment has an exciting opening for a Kitchen Manager / Sous Chef to support the team at the Sapphire Lounge by The Club in the Phoenix International Airport in Phoenix, AZ. We are looking for a manager with prior culinary supervisory/management skills and hands-on food production experience to join our growing team. Sodexo will be operating and managing this exclusive, luxury airport lounge. The lounge will offer top--tier amenities and expanded premium food and beverage offerings to it's elite guests. Position reports to the Executive Chef.

The successful candidate will:

  • be responsible for purchasing, menu/recipe compliance, inventory, food production forecasting, hands-on cooking;
  • supervision of large-scale batch cooking;
  • 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 supervisory culinary background within hotel banquets, country clubs and upscale restaurants with the demonstrated ability to stay current with new culinary trends;
  • excellent mentoring/leadership and communication skills with the ability to maintain the highest of culinary standards;
  • have the ability to work a flexible schedule that includes early mornings or late evenings including weekends and holidays;
  • strong coaching and employee development skills; and/or
  • have a passion for food and innovation.

Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.


What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.


Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - High School Diploma or GED or equivalent
Basic Management Experience - 1 year

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

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