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Executive Chef 2

  • Topeka, Shawnee County
  • Competitive

Unit Description:

Sodexo is seeking an Executive Chef 2 for The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus located in Topeka, KS. The Executive Chef will be a dynamic team player with a strong background in managing frontline staff and developing teams in a culinary environment. Hospital, healthcare, and/or contract services experience is highly preferred.

The successful candidate will:

  • implement and standardize all culinary systems and procedures for hospital
  • manage, direct, and mentor frontline staff
  • procurement and purchasing
  • create menus based on client needs
  • implement innovative and fresh ideas in retail, catering and patient services
  • create interpersonal relationships with patients, customers and the client

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

  • a strong culinary background
  • strong management skills and experience
  • menu planning experience
  • proficient computer skills, highly organized, and detail-focused

Learn more about Ardent Health The University of Kansas - St Francis Hospital at click here.

Employees who work in Healthcare and Seniors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a term and condition of employment, absent a legally required exception, and are required to report their vaccination status and upload proof of vaccination via an online portal.

Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K, access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.

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Position Summary:

Provides culinary leadership within a medium sized unit including menu planning, program execution and staff management & training. Works directly with internal and external clients managing the catering process from beginning through execution.
Key Duties
- Implements & coordinates the culinary function.
- Directs & trains cooks & utility workers.
- Ensures food preparation & production meets operational standards.
- Manages catering & retail areas.
- Customer & Client satisfaction.
- Financial management to include food cost & labor management.
- Manages food & physical safety programs.

Qualifications & Requirements:

Basic Education Requirement -Associate's Degreeor 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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