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Chef Manager

Company: Sodexo
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

Unit Description:

Do you possess strong leadership skills and enjoy managing people, processes and projects? 


Sodexo School Services is seeking a Chef Manager to join our management team in Long Branch, NJ.  Our ideal candidate will be a self-starter with stellar communication skills.  This position support 10 school kitchens within the district, as well as catering, and ensure quality of food in schools. 


The Chef Manager will supervise cooks and oversee the preparation, portioning, garnishing, and storage of food.  Estimate food consumption and purchase food.  May assist in cooking and preparing food as necessary.  Responsible for maintaining kitchen and storage facilities in sanitary condition.  Responsible for cash management.  Interacts with client/customers on a regular basis. This position is the leader for an account/unit chef/production group. 


General knowledge of USDA standards and/or willingness to learn k12 regulations and standards needed to be successful in this role.


The successful candidate will: 

  • Responsible for managing and building our catering program
  • Understands and enforces all USDA regulations
  • Provides staff training for exceptional service and to control food cost
  • Manages expenditures
  • Executes Exhibition cooking on a regular basis to educate our students and staff.
  • ensure food safety, sanitation and workplace safety standard compliance; and/or 
  • have working knowledge of automated food inventory, ordering, production and management systems.  


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


  • a strong culinary background, with the demonstrated ability to oversee production - quality, portions, presentation; 
  • excellent leadership and communication skills with the ability to maintain the highest of culinary standards n multiple kitchens or in one high volume kitchen; 
  • strong coaching and employee development skills; and/or 
  • have a passion for food and innovation. 


Sound like the opportunity you have been looking for?  APPLY TODAY!


Learn more about Sodexo’s Benefits   


Not the job for you?  

At Sodexo, we offer Culinary positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Health Care, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. Continue your search for Culinary jobs. 


Working for Sodexo: 

At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great culinary career. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance, reimbursement of association dues and continuing education opportunities, you’ll enjoy an improved quality of life that’s unique in the hospitality industry. 



Position Summary:

Responsible for the day to day execution of the menus & culinary deliverables.  May be responsible for smaller units within a multi-location.

Key Duties
- Executes the culinary function.
- Customer & Client satisfaction.
- Handles administrative functions.



Qualifications & Requirements:

Basic Education Requirement - High School Diploma or GED or equivalent
Basic Management Experience - 1 year
Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Keywords: Sodexo, Brick , Chef Manager, Other , LONG BRANCH, New Jersey

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