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Are you looking for an opportunity to raise the bar and take your culinary/pastry offerings to the next level?

Sodexo has an opportunity for an Executive Pastry Chef - Baker at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, CO. Greeley Colorado is a bit of a hidden gem. It’s located about 49 miles northeast of Denver. Living in Greeley means you will enjoy a high quality life with top-notch health care, great schools, fun recreational activities, cultural attractions and a fast-growing economy.

Offering $4,000 Sign On Bonus - APPLY TODAY!

Our successful Pastry Chef will lead and operate 3 Bakery Kitchens (Student Dining, Catering and Conference Center) - and WOW our clientele in high end catering. This Hands-On Pastry Chef will train and develop 3-4 bakers. The Executive Pastry Chef will work collaboratively with the campus dining team to create bakery and desserts for residence dining, retail, teach baking classes and audit all bakery displays.

Can you bring the WOW factor to our students, while managing all pastry and baking for our high-profile Catering? The passion to serve great food while managing food costs within budget is a must. Food safety, sanitation and are key priorities. Successful candidates are highly organized and able to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

Are You the One? We are looking for candidates who will:

  • Manage the daily pastry production including production planning and controls
  • Experience creating innovative menus with demonstrated best practices for increasing the student/customer experience
  • Have the ability and willingness to develop and train frontline employees
  • Enjoy interacting with clients, students, faculty;

The ideal candidate will have the following preferred qualifications and experience:

  • 2+ years of experience as Pastry Chef for high volume dining and high end catering.
  • Strong leadership ability and successful supervisory background
  • Proven Culinary knowledge: purchasing, inventory, production schedules and cost controls
  • Passion for food and innovation
  • Ability to think out of the box
  • Highly organized and able to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • The passion to serve great food while managing food costs within budget

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If you want to work in a fun environment, where people have a passion for excellence, then the Sodexo Dining at University of Northern Colorado is the home for you!! APPLY TODAY and join the Sodexo Campus Dining Team at UNC!

Targeted Salary range is : $ 58,000 - $62,000 - plus extensive benefits and a $4,000 Sign On Bonus! This Executive Pastry Chef role is a great career step in ongoing leadership opportunities with Sodexo.

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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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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