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Great ingredients, culinary innovation and nourishing inspiration provide meaning to your life’s work.

Sodexo is seeking an experienced culinary leader to join the team as an Executive Chef 2 at Children's Hospital Cincinnati located in Cincinnati, OH. Cincinnati Children's is 500-bed comprehensive pediatric health system. As a leader in research and education, Cincinnati Children’s is consistently ranked as one of America's best children's hospitals by U.S. News & World Report and is one of the top recipients of pediatric research grants from the National Institutes of Health.

The Executive Chef will be a culinary artist with a passion for creating an exceptional dining experience for patients/guests. The selected candidate will be responsible for managing the patient tray-line and retail operations, inventory management and ordering,as well as training and development of employees while ensuring food safety.

The ideal candidate will have a culinary background with experience working in a healthcare and/or hospitality environment!

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 comprehensive benefits package! Benefits include various health insurance plans, paid time off, 401k match, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts and great opportunities for work life balance. *

Employees who work in Healthcare are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a term and condition of employment, and are required to report their vaccination status.


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 - 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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