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Executive Chef 2 more...
Location:Troy, NY
First posted:May 04, 2017

Sodexo at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) is seeking an Executive Chef to oversee the culinary delivery for all high-end catering on campus .  This person will specifically plan, order, and produce/oversee the production of all food items related to these high level events.  The events will include all catering for the Office of the President , and the Office of Institutional Advancement (fundraising) for RPI.  The Chef may also prepare personal meals for high-level clients and partners on campus including the President.  The qualified candidate will have experience producing creative fine dining menus, will have experience in menu development and planning, will have experience developing and producing a set of healthy menus, will have the ability to communicate well and to adjust to changing needs as they arise.  The position will report to the General Manager and will have interaction with the Catering Director on campus and will work with and supervise the culinary catering team on campus as needed.  The position may support other areas of campus as needed.

Designs, supervises, coordinates and participates in activities of cooks and other kitchen personnel in a medium to large account. This position is recognized as the technical expert, teacher and trainer for other chefs and cooks within the account. Selects and develops recipes and other items for clients. Develops menu, implements and trains HACCP, oversees/purchases food, establishes production levels and inventory controls, interviews and hires new chefs, manages/controls food cost issues and offer solutions, may train other chefs outside account. May cook selected items, and plan or price menus. Typically has chefs and cooks reporting to this position.


Basic Education Requirement - Technical, Trade, or Vocational School 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.

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