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Sodexo Live's! Airport Lounge Segment is hiring a Sous Chef at Newark International Airport. This is a great opportunity to continue to build your culinary career growth in a busy guest-focused hospitality venue! An oasis away from the airport hustle, our British Airways lounges have become synonymous for comfort and elegance at major airports throughout the world. Grow your culinary career! We are seeking candidates with prior culinary supervisory skills and hands-on food production experience to join our team.

We are seeking a Sous Chefs with high-volume culinary experience and the ability to supervise and mentor culinary staff. Work schedule is 3:45AM - 11:45AM with Sunday & Monday off. This is an excellent opportunity to continue to build your culinary career in a hospitality-focused setting!

The successful candidate will:

  • be responsible for menu compliance, cooking, food production, food quality/presentation, safety/sanitation;
  • ensure Sodexo Culinary standards including recipe compliance and food quality are implemented;
  • have the ability and willingness to develop and motivate team members to embrace culinary innovations;
  • ensure food safety, sanitation and workplace safety standards; and/or
  • have working knowledge of automated food inventory, ordering, production and management systems (Excel Spreadsheets);
  • report to the Executive Chef.

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

  • a supervisory culinary background, with the demonstrated ability to stay current with new culinary trends and delegate with confidence;
  • excellent mentoring/leadership and communication skills with the ability to maintain the highest of culinary standards;
  • prior culinary experience within a known restaurant group that features an a la cart menu (preferred);
  • strong coaching skills; and/or
  • have a passion for food and innovation.

BENEFITS: 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. **Paid airport parking.

Learn more about our Airline Lounges: Click Here

Away from the hustle and bustle of the airport, the airport lounges are dedicated spaces for elite passengers to relax, rejuvenate and enjoy chef created dishes or order from the full-service bar which serves premium wine and spirits.


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 - High School Diploma, GED or equivalent

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

Application Instructions

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