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Area Executive Chef

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Unit Description

Do you have a craving for a new culinary career while complimenting the learning environment of students across Oklahoma? 


Do you have a passion for developing the culinary talents of team members and inspiring a new generation of culinarians?


Sign On Bonus and Relocation Available!


Sodexo K-12 School Services is looking for an Area Executive Chef to join our team Oklahoma.  Sodexo has partnered with school districts throughout the state of Oklahoma to bring innovative dining options for students and staffs.


The Area Executive Chef is the Senior Culinary person that supports the day to day operation in 22 Oklahoma school districts. This is an opportunity for a chef who has a passion for training and customer service. A best qualified candidate will have excellent leadership experience, be a proven trainer and a self-motivator. Additionally, the successful candidate will be well organized and able to manage multiple projects at one time.  They will have a focus on employee development, safety/sanitation, quality and standards. Additionally this position is responsible for:

  • Ensure Sodexo Culinary Standards including recipe compliance and food quality;
  • Have high expectations for customer service and quality of food;
  • Have the ability and willingness to develop and train frontline employees;
  • Have a passion for food and innovation
  • Emphasis on food presentation, quality, execution, menu design & implementation;
  • Experience managing food and labor cost controls to meet targets;
  • Demonstrated experience providing strong leadership, including supervision, direction and training, to a diverse team of employees;
  • High level of computer literacy and skill-set;
  • Strong understanding of financials and strong analytical thinking skills;
  • Experience with National School Lunch Program preferred

In addition to offering a predominantly Monday through Friday schedule, this position also provides a competitive salary, great benefits…and so much more!! Sound like the opportunity you've been searching for? today to grow with Sodexo, a world leader in Quality of Life Services!

Position Summary

This position provides culinary support to unit (s) in terms of cross unit culinary expertise, sales presentation support, bench strength to District/Area.  Position supports a large area, as well as large culinary needs – i.e. large catering functions; This job also supports training - training and development of frontline and new culinary exempt hires, menu development, culinary development of the programs/platforms. Financial plate costing; food management systems – FMS training and management; compliance product and vendor compliance.
Travel capabilities, setting up systems, assist in recruitment – frontline and management; maintain and set standards; financial knowledge – plate cost, cost of sales, product management, P&L, Inventories.
Key Duties
-Menu development; Culinary planning; Culinary production; Recipe development;
-Plate costing; Inventory management, FMS (implementation and training)
-Training – food safety / FMS / Standards
-Staffing support – recruiting, selection of chefs, development
-Computer capabilities – culinary systems knowledge and expertise - FMS
-Representing company in presentations – sales, new programs, retention, etc.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree 

Basic Management Experience - 3 years   

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years

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


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