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A passion for helping people and attention to detail are the hallmarks of your success. Join a team where you can make a difference.

Sodexo is seeking a Executive Chef 2, Regional Operations Support for Children's Hospital of Orange County located in Orange, CA. This role will also support other locations throughout Southern CA as neccessary.

The successful candidate will:

  • implement and standardize all culinary systems and procedures for hospital;
  • be responsible for Food and Physical Safety and annual training for all hourly associates;
  • Procurement: Work with vendors on procurement items. Responsible for purchasing manager and purchasing financial audits;
  • continue sustainability program with the direction of Director of Culinary Operations;
  • improve and standardize catering and banquet services, create menus based on client needs;
  • implement innovative and fresh ideas in retail, catering and patient services.

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

  • a strong culinary background, with the demonstrated ability to stay current with new culinary trends;
  • strong management skills and previous experience working in a high-volume facility;
  • high end catering and dining experience and a passion for culinary arts;
  • menu planning experience and a strong understanding of current culinary trends;
  • proficient computer skills as well as exceptional organizational and customer services skills;
  • Servsafe certified as well as working knowledge of HACCP and experience with Health and Safety audits; and/or
  • C.E.C. (Certified Executive Chef) a plus.

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. Continue your search for Culinary jobs.

Working for Sodexo:
At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great culinary career. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance, reimbursement of association dues 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 - Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 3 years

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years work experience in facilities (e.g., maintenance, plant operations, engineering services, grounds, custodial/environmental, or transportation) or food (e.g., food services or operations, concessions, retail sales, store operations, or vending) services, CTM, or Clinical Nutrition

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

Application Instructions

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