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Sodexo Corporate Services is looking for an Catering Executive Chef 1 to join our team at Fannie Mae in Reston VA! The Food Operation consists of cafe, micro-market, catering/conference services, and pantry services.

The Catering Executive Chef 1 will oversee the food production for catering and events for our corporate clients. Events range from day to day catering breakfast and lunches for meetings and catering for conferences.

The Catering Executive Chef 1 will work closely with the Executive Chef to manage all catering services for Fannie Mae Reston. The Catering Executive Chef 1 will write menus, direct staff and banquet and catering production for one site.

Being innovate, creative and working within Sodexo mandated culinary guidelines are a must. We are a large organization with Enterprise consistency being required and a Culinary Director that guides the program overall. Teamwork and sharing of best practices is critical!

The Catering Executive Chef 1 duties will include but not limited to:

  • writing catering menus
  • working with the event team for catering culinary needs
  • production cooking
  • managing a team of 3 union employees

This position offers a traditional Business and Industry, predominantly Monday through Friday, schedule. Accrue 3 weeks of paid vacation per year (first year pro-rated based on date of hire). Medical Benefits beginning date of hire, and 401K with company match eligible.

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

Provides culinary leadership within a small sized unit including menu planning, program execution and staff management & training. Works directly with internal and external clients managing the catering process from beginning through execution
Key Duties
-Executes the culinary function
-Customer & Client satisfaction
-Manages food & physical safety program.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree or equivalent experience
Basic Management Experience - 2 years
Basic Functional Experience – 1 year work experience in food or culinary services including restaurants, fast food, vending, catering services, institutional services, mall food courts, etc.

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

Application Instructions

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