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Amazing opportunity for an Executive Chef

The Good Eating Company is looking for an Executive Chef to lead our culinary team at our kitchen in in Milpitas, California. The Executive Chef manage all the day-to-day culinary production operations and be responsible for successfully executing daily order fulfillment for our clients.

We are looking for a culinary leader who can think outside the box, and can adapt to an ever changing culture and client base, gets excitement out of a challenge, while at the same time can coach and mentor a team to work together for one goal – creating amazing food from the highest quality ingredients to refresh energize and inspire our guests.

We believe fabulous scratch-made food is the secret to a happy and dedicated workforce. That’s why we take pride in producing inspiring and well-balanced food daily day. Our philosophy has always been to partner with progressive companies and clients that want the best for their people and require distinctive and creative workplace dining.

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for the effective and efficient operation of commissary culinary operating
  • Maintain budget in all culinary financial areas – food and labor and operating costs. Maintaining accurate financial records. Oversee the forecasting planning, purchasing and receiving of operating needs and supplies. Ensure accurate inventory is completed
  • Menu planning in a creative manner utilizing culinary skill and experience in developing menus and recipes utilizing fresh local seasonal ingredients
  • Employee training and development
  • Superior interpersonal skills leading the culinary staff
  • Detail orientated with the ability to multitask working independently with minimal direction

The ideal candidate:

  • Has a work history demonstrating strong kitchen leadership skills, and the ability to work collaboratively
  • Has ability to manage multiple priorities, demonstrate professional communication skills, and a passion for a high level of customer service
  • Can demonstrate the ability to prioritize tasks and exhibit flexibility to take on additional responsibilities as needed

We're passionate about delectable, fresh food. We take pride in crafting imaginative and well-balanced dishes daily, with a straightforward philosophy: collaborating with forward-thinking organizations that value their employees and seek exceptional, creative dining experiences ever-curious culinarians drive our food innovation and write their own menus to craft an authentic chef-driven program at each location.

To Learn more about us click here The Good Eating Company.

We offer 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.


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 or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 5 years

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years

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

Application Instructions

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