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Do you have a passion to take raw ingredients and re-imagine them into something someone appreciates and finds delicious?

Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef for a prestigious client of ours on the South side of Chicago, IL. We are seeking a highly motivated, and experienced Executive Chef or Kitchen Manager that will bring culinary creations to life. In this hands on role, you'll use your innovation, creativity and skill to develop menus for all dining experiences. We are open to chefs with seniors, healthcare, and/or restaurant leadership backgrounds.

This is an excellent quality of life opportunity with Sodexo, a great company to grow with as well! No late nights, limited weekends, 3 weeks paid vacation to start, 401k, great benefits, and more!

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who:

  • have a passion for culinary arts, with a desire for creativity a strong production culinary background, ideally in a healthcare or retail setting.
  • are able to develop trust and build strong client relationships while meeting the expectation of the client as well as Sodexo.
  • demonstrate experience supervising a culinary team and exceptional human resource and supervisory/management skillset.
  • have exceptional professional communication skills.
  • possess a hands-on, innovative leadership approach to management.
  • have a passion for a high-level customer service and relationship oriented.
  • are able to work independently and make sound business decisions within company guidelines.
  • have the ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • have strong financial acumen and experience managing a food service operations budget.
  • are knowledgeable in compliance to food safety, sanitation, and overall workplace safety standards.

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.


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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