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As Executive Chefs, we have the power to influence lives through the power of food.

The Senior Culinary Development Manager will provide expertise in all things culinary i.e. - training and development of Chefs, menu development, culinary development of the food programs and platforms, food management systems sourcing product and vendors and setting up systems. This position provides culinary support The Good Eating Company in New York City. This position will travel as needed but will need to live in the tri-state area.

The Senior Culinary Development Manager will be required to travel to The Good Eating Company’s accounts to strengthen the culinary presence and retail operations by implementing culinary systems, menu innovation, inventory management and ordering, stockroom organization, and ensure kitchen safety and sanitation compliance. The ideal candidate will be a culinary leader with a proven commitment to food service excellence following culinary trends with the ability to translate ideas into unique menu and recipe programs using sustainable food sources. This Senior Culinary Development manager will be the teacher of the Good Eating Company standards so experience with farm to table and ethnic cuisines is a plus

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 culinary standards
  • strong coaching and employee development skills
  • have a passion for food and innovation
  • experience managing multiple projects, with the strong ability to foster relationships and direct teams to support our vision and additional market growth
  • deep knowledge of local regional products and cuisine styles. With the ability to be translate innovative ideas into unique menu items and recipes
  • has the ability to think strategically and systematically with the capability to articulate both
  • strong leader with the ability to effectively manage, lead and communicate with the team and key stakeholders
  • has a keen eye for detail in order to provide expert guidance relating to hospitality and culinary
  • strong cooking skills with a diversified repertoire
  • demonstrates proven results with food costs, labor cost, controllable expenses, targets, and goal setting

Company Overview:

The Good Eating Company believes in transforming culinary experiences and hospitality through innovation, inclusivity, quality, and a commitment to excellence. As a pioneer in the food service industry, we pride ourselves on our brand pillars, which encompass sustainability, community, customer-centricity, and unparalleled culinary expertise. We are passionate about producing unique, local, sustainable, inspiring, and well-balanced menus daily. We work in partnership with our clients to create interactive spaces, which are hospitable, relaxed, and stylish that become the heart of their workplace

Join us at the Good Eating Company, where we blend culinary mastery with innovation to create unparalleled dining experiences. Elevate your career with us and be a part of transforming the future of food service.

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


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 of experience in operations

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

Application Instructions

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