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Executive Chef 2

Company: Sodexo
Location: PLYMOUTH
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:

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. 


Visit Plimoth Plantation

Plimoth Patuxet Museum is a living history museum dedicated to telling the story of the Pilgrim colonists and the Native Americans that lived in New England in the 17th Century. Sodexo operates two cafe outlets daily as well as all catering on the property which ranges from small meetings to over 70 full service weddings yearly. On Thanksgiving we serve over 2500 plated and buffet dinners to visitors. An interest in historical dining and Native American foodways is a plus.


Why Choose Sodexo? Explore our Salaried Benefits 


Learn more on creating world-class sports, leisure and travel experiences: Sodexo Sports & Leisure

Experiences make life worth living. The jaw-dropping finish to that game. The gig encore that raised the roof. The trip that’s permanently captured in your memory. Sodexo’s food retail, hospitality and event management services have helped create unforgettable sports, leisure and travel moments for over 50 years.


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 or equivalent experience
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.

Keywords: Sodexo, Plymouth , Executive Chef 2, Other , PLYMOUTH, Massachusetts

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