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As chefs, we have the power to influence lives through the power of food.

Sodexo Senior Living is seeking a Chef Manager for our dining operations at Garden Spot Village, a large upscale continuing care retirement community located in New Holland, Pennsylvania. Garden Spot Village is situated in beautiful Lancaster County which was named one of the top 10 places to retire in the U.S.! This is a showcase account with high attention to details in retail and innovation in food and exhibits a culture of Be Kind, Do Good, Love Others.

The Chef Manager is a hands-on position and will cook approximately 50% of time, often working stations. Will oversee the food production serving approximately 300 meals per period (lunch and dinner) for independent living residents. Will report to the Executive Chef and manage up to 25 employees per shift. Typical shift will be 10:00am -7:30pm, may vary with every other weekend coverage and every other holiday.

The successful candidate will:

  • implement and standardize all culinary systems and procedures: Catering, menus, garnishing, panning charts, production, puree standardization, FMS sheets, inventory control, HACCP, cleaning schedules, staffing plans, presentation and quality of food, kitchen cleanliness, safety, etc. Sodexo standards will be the benchmark;
  • be responsible for Food and Physical Safety and annual training for all hourly associates;
  • Gold Check audits: conduct audits, create action plans based on audit findings. Responsible for keeping and updating GC audit books;
  • improve and standardize catering and banquet services.

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:

  • a culinary background;
  • excellent leadership and communication skills with the ability to maintain the highest of standards and implements company policies;
  • catering experience;
  • an understanding of forecasting, food cost management, purchasing, inventory;
  • the ability to successfully lead, develop and train a team;
  • proficient computer skills as well as exceptional organizational skills;
  • Servsafe certified as well as working knowledge of HACCP and experience with Health and Safety audits.

Please click on the link to learn more about Garden Spot Village

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.

Employees who work in Healthcare and Seniors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a term and condition of employment, absent a legally required exception, and are required to report their vaccination status and upload proof of vaccination via an online portal.

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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.

Position Summary

Responsible for the day to day execution of the menus & culinary deliverables. May be responsible for smaller units within a multi-location.

Key Duties
- Executes the culinary function.
- Customer & Client satisfaction.
- Handles administrative functions.

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.

Application Instructions

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