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Join a great team where residents are at the heart of everything we do!

Sodexo Senior Living is seeking a Chef Manager for potential new business located in the region of Montclair, New Jersey. The Chef Manager will oversee the daily operations of the kitchen and be a hands-on manager. Will supervise, train and mentor cooks. The typical shift will be 7:00am - 4:00pm, may vary with some weekend coverage.

Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, 15 days vacation and 3 personal days to start, accrued sick time, holidays; medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.

The successful candidate will:

  • oversee daily operations of the kitchen;
  • have a background in food production with strong cooking skills;
  • handle ordering and inventory;
  • ensure Sodexo Culinary Standards including recipe compliance and food quality;
  • have high expectations for the quality of food and presentation;
  • have the ability and willingness to mentor and train employees; and
  • knowledge of Food Management Systems/Software is preferred.

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

  • prior food service management experience ideally in a healthcare environment;
  • knowledge of special diets is helpful;
  • experience supervising and training a culinary team with exceptional human resource and supervisory skillset;
  • experience managing food costs and strong computer skills;
  • an enthusiasm for working with a diverse set of people and are confident and warm;
  • a positive approach to tasks with a can-do attitude and impeccable attention to detail.

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.

Application Instructions

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