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Executive Chef

Company: Sodexo
Location: Lexington
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

_*You are inspired by great ingredients and creative cooking. At Sodexo, we bring these together for culinary innovation!*_

*\*\*TYPICAL SCHEDULE: MONDAY-FRIDAY (EVERY 3rd WEEKEND ROTATION)*

*(subject to change based on business needs)*

*Sodexo* is seeking an *Executive Chef 2* for *Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital *located in *Lexington, Kentucky. *Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital is 232 bed skilled rehab facility and a leading provider of post-acute care and specialized rehabilitation services in: spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke/cardiovascular, and general rehabilitation services.

The *Executive Chef* will report directly to the General Manager and manage a team of 10-12 hourly staff. This position will be responsible for back of the house operations in retail, patient services and catering operations.

_*If you have experience managing fast-paced kitchen operations and safety standards you are encouraged to apply now!*_

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

* a strong culinary background, with the demonstrated ability to stay current with new culinary trends;
* excellent leadership and communication skills with the ability to maintain the highest of standards and implements company policies;
* strong management skills and previous experience working in a high-volume facility;
* high end catering and dining experience and a passion for culinary arts;
* a strong production culinary background, ideally in an up-scale restaurant/retail/catering environment;
* experience leading and engaging a culinary team, with exceptional human resource and supervisory/management skillset;
* menu planning experience and a strong understanding of current culinary trends;
* proven to effectively communicate to multiple audiences and develop strong relationships with customers;
* the ability to multitask and proven effectiveness in a high-standards driven environment;
* a strong understanding of forecasting, food cost management, purchasing, inventory and labor management concepts;
* the ability to successfully lead, develop and train a team;
* creative and effective problem-solving and project management skills;
* proficient computer skills as well as exceptional organizational and customer services skills;
* Servsafe certified as well as working knowledge of HACCP and experience with Health and Safety audits; and/or
* E.C. (Certified Executive Chef) a plus.

Learn more about *Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital* Click Here!
Learn more about Sodexo's Benefits

_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._

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $69,500.00 - $72,000.00 per year

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Flexible schedule
* Food provided
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Referral program
* Retirement plan
* Tuition reimbursement
* Vision insurance
Weekly day range:
* Monday to Friday
* Weekend availability
Work setting:
* Casual dining restaurant

COVID-19 considerations:
Employees who work in Healthcare 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 vaccinatio

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Lexington, KY 40504: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Experience:
* Culinary experience: 4 years (Preferred)
* Cooking: 4 years (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Sodexo, Lexington , Executive Chef, Other , Lexington, Kentucky

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