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Do you possess strong leadership skills and enjoy managing people, processes and projects?

Sodexo is seeking a Food Operations Manager / Executive Chef to support our Southeast Senior Services division and several other expanding markets. This position will assist the Area Support Senior Manager and various work stream leaders with culinary and operations support at our existing senior living units and champion pre-opening preparations for new pieces of business. This role demands extensive travel, strong culinary skills, stellar organizational and structuring competency, and a demonstrated track record of successful collaboration/partnership with different teams. Thorough training will be provided.

Expected travel areas are Florida, Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. Typical schedule is 10 days on with 4 days off. The ideal candidate will reside in the Southeast market, or other east coast states with easy access to a major airport.

The successful candidate will:

  • direct and supervise kitchen as well as dining room operations and designated back of house and front of house staff;
  • ensure that the highest possible standards of food handling and preparation are achieved;
  • control and ensure the company's and client's financial targets are achieved;
  • engage with peers, colleagues and patrons in a manner that invites interaction and feedback.

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

  • 3-5 years of proven experience in a recognized concept
  • have completed a recognized concept manager training program
  • continuously update industry knowledge on current food trends and ingredients, making sure they lead the way in innovation and originality;
  • have commercial acumen and a good level of computer literacy;
  • are enthusiastic, confident and warm, with a positive approach to tasks with a can-do attitude and impeccable attention to detail
  • Must have a valid Driver License.

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.

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 – 1 year 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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