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Grow your culinary career in a management position with Sodexo!

Sodexo is seeking an Executive Catering Chef 2 for North Carolina A&T University located in Greensboro, North Carolina. The Executive Chef will have oversight of our high volume catering department/team and the largest "all you care to eat" restaurant and Retail venues as needed. This role will be highly involved in succession planning, financial management, team development, marketing programming, Corporate initiative implementation/oversight as well as high levels of student engagement.

North Carolina A&T State University is the largest HBCU in the nation. With an enrollment of just over 13,000 student North Carolina A&T State University continues to grow, both academically and from a foodservice perspective. Sodexo-Aggie Dining manages all national, proprietary and in-house brands and dining concepts with 2 main dining facilities as well as a full service catering department.

The Executive Catering Chef will have oversight of our catering department consisting of 8-10 hourly members and an annual revenue of $1.5 million. This position will work closely with the catering director on event menu development, culinary training, labor and inventory management, as well as the management of the departmental expectations. This role will be highly involved in ensuring standards are met for each event and customer satisfaction is at the highest level. This is a GREAT OPPORTUNITY to be part of a diverse and progressive dining team. If you love food and creating new and exciting dishes, then this is definitely the role for you!!

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.

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;
  • excellent leadership and communication skills with the ability to maintain the highest of culinary standards;
  • strong coaching and employee development skills; and/or
  • have a passion for food and innovation.

Learn more about North Carolina A&T University at

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.

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At Sodexo, we offer Culinary positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, 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 - 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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