Sodexo is looking for a high profile Executive Sous Chef in New York, NY
Sodexo is seeking an Executive Sous Chef for Lenox Hill Hospital, a high profile and prestigious 654 bed acute care facility located in New York City. This position reports to the Senior Executive Chef and is a support role to them. In this lead culinary role, you will direct and participate in all of the daily food production operations for their Retail Cafe, Catering and Patient Meal Services currently utilizing "At Your Request" and "Expressly For You" speciality meal programs. As the Executive Sous Chef you will need high end culinary experience and be an excellent leader with union experience. This position may be asked to supervise tray line, retail and catering and will provide the right candidate the opportunity to develop their management skills beyond the kitchen.
The best qualified candidate will be food safety certified/HACCP knowledge, experience with ordering food and supplies, food production skills, ability to manage a team of 30 BOH staff, ability to control food and labor costs, catering experience, excellent client and customer interactions skills and the ability to work a flexible schedule that may include some evenings and rotating
- Managing food production including production planning and controls for patient dining, cafe and catering services
- Ensuring Sodexo Culinary Standards including recipe compliance, food safety and food quality
- Labor and food cost controls and compliance
- Ordering and inventory management
- Strong focus on culinary operations
- Working with the Executive Chef on menu development
The successful candidate will have at least 3-4 years lead culinary experience, a strong working knowledge of food safety and sanitation guidelines, the ability to stay current with the latest culinary trends as well as excellent leadership, communication and customer service skills. Prior culinary experience in a health-care care environment would be a plus for this role. If you are an experienced and enthusiastic culinary professional, this could be an opportunity to grow your career with Sodexo.
Working for Sodexo:
How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee.
We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance … every day.
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Provides culinary leadership within a large 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.
- 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.