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Inspire students through food, and teach them what’s possible through sustainable resources.

Sodexo Universities is seeking an innovative Executive Chef 2 for our long-standing account- Franklin and Marshall College – in historic Lancaster, PA, Franklin and Marshall College is a prestigious liberal arts college less than an hour from Harrisburg, PA, Philadelphia, PA and Baltimore MD.

This Executive Chef oversees Resident Dining for over 1300 students on meal plans and assists with on and off Campus Catering including Presidential, and a very robust summer camps and conferences program.

The resident dining program is currently housed in a recently renovated state of the art facility. As a hands-on Executive Chef, you will provide innovative, exciting and appealing cooking and catering for students, faculty and staff. This individual will come highly recommended as a skilled and experienced culinarian with a passion for food and the drive to be successful.

Reporting to the Campus Executive Chef, the ideal Executive Chef of Resident Dining will possess the following:

  • High-volume, quality-focused culinary management experience, preferably within a campus dining setting;
  • Innovative and creative Catering background;
  • Exemplary communication skills with the ability to lead a large team;
  • Strong organizational skills -detail-oriented and task focused; able to manage conflicting priorities
  • A very hands-on cooking and training approach;
  • Posses strong leadership skills and ability to effectively communicate with culinary staff, key personnel, Catering Staff and Management team
  • Experience in successfully managing food and labor costs.
  • Experience leading a diverse team of culinarians at different stages professionally.
  • Strong computer skills; and
  • Strong HACCP training skills.

To learn more about Franklin and Marshall College, please visit

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.

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 - 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.

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