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Sodexo is seeking an experienced Executive Chef 1 at Haven Behavorial Health - West Chester located in West Chester, PA. Haven Behavioral Health is a 72 bed Behavorial Health facility that offer hope for long-term recovery from the most complex mental health and substance abuse issues.

The Executive Chef is responsible for maintaining high-volume kitchen operations, directing the preparation of meals, purchasing, inventory management as well as hiring and development of employees while ensuring food safety. The ideal candidate will be a culinary leader with experience managing high-volume food operations in a healthcare setting and/or contract management services.

The successful candidate will:

  • implement and standardize all culinary systems and procedures for hospital
  • manage, direct, and mentor frontline staff
  • oversee procurement and purchasing
  • create menus based on client needs
  • implement innovative and fresh ideas in retail, catering, and patient services
  • create interpersonal relationships with client

We are looking for candidates who have:

  • a strong culinary background in a high-volume environment
  • strong management skills and experience
  • menu planning experience and a strong understanding of current culinary trends
  • proficient computer skills, highly organized, and detail-focused
  • a proven ability to set up processes, create efficiencies, and solve problems with little to no direction
  • ServSafe Certified with proven working knowledge of HAACP;
  • C.E.C. (Certified Executive Chef) a plus.

Employees who work in Healthcare are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a term and condition of employment, absent a legally required exception, and are required to report their vaccination status as required by applicable law and/or client requirements.


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.

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