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Sodexo is seeking an experienced Chef Manager for our partnership with Salem-Keizer Public Schools in Salem, OR. The Chef Manager is charged with efficiently and effectively supporting the daily food production for local schools with breakfast and lunch each day. This role focuses on hands-on training of district employees as well as monitoring food and labor cost, maintaining inventory and upholding culinary standards to meet National School Lunch Program regulations. Chef Managers are required to have a valid driver's license.

The successful candidate will:

  • have oversight of day-to-day operations;
  • deliver high quality food service;
  • achieve company and client financial targets and goals;
  • develop and maintain client and customer relationships;
  • develop strategic plans;
  • have large order experience and accuracy;
  • must have reliable transportation and valid driver's license;
  • flexibility with a team work mentality, assisting in kitchen/driving as needed;
  • create a positive environment; and/or
  • ensure Sodexo standards are met.

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

    • have a work history demonstrating strong employee engagement leadership skills, as well as previous supervisory experience and the ability to work collaboratively;
    • have culinary production experience and a strong background in safety and sanitation compliance;
    • are Serve Safe certified,
    • have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation
    • can manage multiple priorities, demonstrate professional communication skills, and a passion for a high level of customer service;
    • prioritize tasks and exhibit flexibility to take on additional responsibilities as needed; and/or
    • demonstrate working knowledge of Sodexo Food Management System (FMS) The Market Connection (TMC) and is proficient in computer skills and report management experience. This does not apply to external candidates.

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Working for Sodexo:
At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great career in food service management. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance and continuing education opportunities, you’ll enjoy an improved quality of life that’s unique in the hospitality industry.


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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