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Do you enjoy a high energy, fast paced environment?

Sodexo is seeking a Executive Chef 4 for UCLA West Valley Medical Center located in West Hills, CA. West Hills Hospital is a 260 bed hospital located in the San Fernando Valley.

The successful candidate will:

  • directly manage retail, patient feeding, catering chefs as well as purchasing and catering manager;
  • monitor, audit, implement and standardize new menus;
  • be responsible for Food and Physical Safety and annual training for all hourly associates;
  • conduct audits, create action plans based on audit findings and be responsible for keeping and updating GC audit books;
  • work with vendors on procurement items; be responsible for purchasing manager and purchasing financial audits;

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 standards and implements company policies;
  • strong management skills and previous experience working in a high-volume facility;
  • menu planning experience and a strong understanding of current culinary trends;
  • a strong understanding of forecasting, food cost management, purchasing, inventory and labor management concepts;
  • Servsafe certified as well as working knowledge of HACCP and experience with Health and Safety audits.


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.

Employees who work at UCLA West Valley Medical Center are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a term and condition of employment, absent a legally required exception, and are required to report their vaccination status and provide proof of vaccination.


Not the job for you?
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 - 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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