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Use your passion for service to create a positive impact and make a difference in the communities we serve!

Sodexo is seeking a Chef Manager for its operations at our very prestigious client on the South side of Chicago, IL. The Chef Manager will oversee the daily kitchen operations and food production. Ability to motivate staff to achieve a high level of customer satisfaction. Will report to the General Manager and manage a kitchen staff of approximately 10-15 hourly employees. The candidate needs to be able to work a flexible schedule.

The successful candidate will:

  • have oversight of day-to-day operations;
  • ensure Sodexo Culinary standards including recipe compliance and food quality are implemented and be part of implementing new innovative dining service options;
  • 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
  • have working knowledge of automated food inventory, ordering, production, and management systems
  • 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;
  • can manage multiple priorities, demonstrate professional communication skills, and a passion for a high level of customer service;
  • are enthusiastic and confident;
  • ability to drive employee success to enhance the value of the food and nutrition team; I
  • prioritize tasks and exhibit flexibility to take on additional responsibilities as needed; and/or
  • demonstrate a working knowledge of Food Management Systems (FMS) Market Connection (TMC).

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.

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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.


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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