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You are a customer service enthusiast. Knowing you’ve achieved great customer satisfaction through your culinary skillset means everything to you. It does for us too.

RELOCATION is available for this exciting culinary opportunity!

Sodexo is hiring our Executive Chef 2 for our Faith Based Carroll College in Helena, MT At Carroll, you’ll have access to some of the most pristine and opportunity-rich areas the world has to offer—right outside your door, Yellowstone National Park and Glacier National Park, just a few hours from campus, The Outdoor Enthusiast will enjoy nearby adventures including the Rocky Mountains, the Missouri River, Lewis and Clark National Forest and the Continental Divide Trail and more than 75 miles of hiking and biking trails just minutes from campus.

The Executive Chef will report to the General Manager and interact consistently with client leadership on campus as well as the students, overseeing Resident Dining for over 850 students on meal plans, various food concepts, and high end and high volume catering. This Executive Chef will be a true leader with a demonstrated history of building cohesive and happy teams. Primary responsibilities are managing and inspiring our teams to achieve top culinary performance.

Can you bring the WOW factor to our food production systems for our resident dining program serving hundreds of healthy meals consistently? The passion to serve great food while managing food cost within budget is a must. Food safety and sanitation and are key priorities.

The successful candidate will:

  • be responsible for purchasing, menu compliance, inventory, food cost analysis and food production forecasting;
  • ensure Sodexo Culinary standards including recipe compliance and food quality are implemented;
  • 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/or
  • have working knowledge of automated food inventory, ordering, production and management systems.

Are you an innovative experienced culinarian with the following skills?

  • 3 - 5 years successful background managing high-volume food production (Large Campus Resident Dining account or large Business Dining program);
  • Experience creating innovative menus with demonstrated best practices for increasing the student/customer experience;
  • Proven Culinary knowledge: purchasing, inventory, production schedules and Food & Beverage Cost controls;
  • Enjoy interacting with clients, students, faculty; being the face of the Sodexo Culinary Team on campus and in the dining hall;
  • Demonstrate culinary finesse at head Action Station, sharing passion for food, cooking, sustainability with the students;
  • Successful experience partnering with a client in championing sustainable initiatives and involvement and commitment to the campus and surrounding community;
  • Have a passion for food and innovation; and
  • Have knowledge of special diets, allergens, vegan or vegetarian and international cuisine.

Sound like the opportunity you have been seeking? APPLY TODAY and join the Sodexo Team at Carroll College!

RELOCATION is available for this exciting culinary opportunity!

Learn more about Carroll College in Helena, MT

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. You can create Work/Life balance and continue your culinary career growth!

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.

Position Summary

Provides culinary leadership within a medium 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
- Implements & coordinates the culinary function.
- Directs & trains cooks & utility workers.
- Ensures food preparation & production meets operational standards.
- Manages catering & retail areas.
- Customer & Client satisfaction.
- Financial management to include food cost & labor management.
- Manages food & physical safety programs.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree or equivalent experience
Basic Management Experience - 2 years
Basic Functional Experience - 2 years 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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