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Do you strive to create amazing culinary experiences?

Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef 1 to manage kitchen operations at Valley Regional Medical Center, a full-service, 214-bed acute-care hospital located in Brownsville, TX.

The Executive Chef will provide culinary leadership through menu planning and program execution while overseeing kitchen operations, inventory management, food production, and ensuring food safety by conducting audits and following HACCP guidelines.

Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), the largest for-profit healthcare provider in the US, offers a unique career opportunity for you to partner within and join our growing nationwide HCA portfolio of business. We are looking for individuals with the ability to manage labor efficiently and a proven track record of driving patient satisfaction.

The successful candidate will:

  • help implement and standardize all culinary systems and procedures for hospital;
  • supervise, develop, and mentor frontline staff;
  • procurement and purchasing;
  • help create menus based on client needs;
  • help create interpersonal relationships with clients.

We are looking for candidates who have:

  • a strong culinary background in a high-volume environment;
  • strong leadership skills and experience;
  • menu planning experience and a strong understanding of current culinary trends;
  • proficient computer skills, highly organized, and detail-focused.

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.

Not the job for you?
At Sodexo, we offer Culinary positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Campus, Government and Agencies, Healthcare, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States.

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 - 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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