Sodexo Inc. Executive Chef 2 in PLYMOUTH, Massachusetts

Unit Description

Looking to take your place in history?

Sodexo Leisure is seeking an Executive Chef 2 for Plimoth Plantation in Plymouth, MA with a broad interest in food from historical cuisine to current trends to join our team. Plimoth Plantation, a living history museum focusing on the experience of the 17th Century Colonial Settlers and the Indigenous People who were here on the land, is looking for an experienced, energetic Executive Chef to lead our culinary team.

This seasonal operation provides all culinary services at the museum, from small internal meetings to 60+ wedding receptions per year, serves over 2000 guests on Thanksgiving day, and operates two retail locations daily from March - November. Unique aspects of our offerings include operating a wood-fired oven for baking bread and other retail selections, and preparing meals using recipes from, and inspired by, the 17th Century and Native American traditions.

The ideal candidate will have experience with high-volume catered events and handling multiple events at one time; experience writing and costing menus; and strong HACCP and food safety knowledge.

*Relocation & Chef Incentive Bonus eligible*

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Working for Sodexo:

How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo champions 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 and we remain committed 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.

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 Degree

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.

System ID 78495

Category Culinary

Employment Status Full-Time