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General Manager / Chef Manager

  • WA - Washington, United States
  • Competitive

Unit Description:

Nourish your passion for providing culinary excellence and be a part of a leadership team focused on whole food and environmental consciousness for a private, regionally accredited institution at a beautiful campus in North Seattle, WA.

Sodexo is seeking a culinary leader as General Manager/Chef at this new account. As the General Manager/Chef you will have the opportunity to lead a small team of dining and catering professionals that serve faculty, staff, students, and local community. Bring your expertise and knowledge in culinary and dining operations to create sustainable, seasonal and healthy meals, snacks and beverages.

Are you the culinary leader we are looking for? The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a hands-on leader, working chef responsible for the main food production each day;
  • Have experience in Food Management software for ordering/inventory, food/labor costs, etc - Preference to demonstrate working knowledge of Sodexo Food Management System (FMS) The Market Connection (TMC) or is proficient in computer skills and report management experience;
  • Have a broad base of menu development focused on healthy options, vegan/vegetarian, food allergies;
  • Have background in developing Catering menus for varied events on campus; and.
  • Demonstrate professional communication skills, strong employee engagement and a passion for customer service.

Sodexo Universities provides a more balanced Work/Life Balance - with reduced activities during holidays and summer breaks. As per Sodexo culture, there is great career growth within Universities and other business segments!

Sound like the opportunity you are looking for? APPLY TODAY and

join the Sodexo Universities Team!

Why Sodexo?

Sodexo offers extensive benefits way beyond medical, dental and life insurances, we have Circles Concierge services to help you through everyday life demands, a Matching 401K, Tuition Reimbursement and Employee Business Resource Groups to provide a safe space and supportive environment where employees can bring their whole selves to work and develop professionally. Learn more about Sodexo's Benefits , Our successful hires will foster an environment where our team members feel they belong, and are seen, valued and heard.

Sodexo offers extensive Onboarding training. Within the first month after hire, all newly hired managers will be scheduled to travel to participate in a two-week training at a nearby Sodexo Center for Excellence. Through this comprehensive onboarding model, managers will be equipped to execute their positions at the highest level, train and lead their teams to do the same, and build a culture of excellence in their respective units.

Position Summary:

Directs all contract management service operations at a single account/unit. Plans and supervises special functions. Maintains cash control and payroll records. Hires and trains unit personnel. Maintains customer satisfaction and good public relations. Manages through managers and is accountable for the contract. Senior-most person assigned to a one client account

Key Duties
- Provides team leadership & training
- Controls unit financials
- Directs daily food operations for quality & safety standards
- Supervises day to day activities
- Delegates authority
- Assigns & prioritizes activities
- Monitors operating standards
- Establishes a safe work environment
10: Support workplace inclusion activities

C/S: Culinary focus with ADMIN responsibilities. Limited menu, basic program

Qualifications & Requirements:

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degreeor equivalent experience

Basic ManagementExperience - 2 years

Basic Functional Experience - 2 years

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

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