Catering Executive Chef 2 Job at Sodexo – Allentown, PA


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Work in an environment that appreciates your sense of ownership, mentorship and teamwork.

Sodexo is seeking an experienced Catering Executive Chef 2 for Muhlenberg College located in Allentown, PA. The Catering Chef will be innovative and deliver amazing, fresh, from scratch meals for varying party sizes. The events will range from coffee-service to upscale receptions. Muhlenberg College is looking to be ahead of the trends! This is a great opportunity to showcase your creativity with executing high-volume catering events, passion in culinary management and a chance to advance as a culinary leader while demonstrating your success in managing a high-volume catering environment.

Muhlenberg College is a highly selective, private, four-year residential, liberal arts college offering baccalaureate and graduate programs with 2300 resident students and a recently completed $20M expansion and renovation to the Student Center. This campus boasts a spectacular dining room and state of the art food gallery with meat and dairy kosher stations. Seegers Union has 2 retail locations, catering, and residential dining in one building. Resident dining volume is $5M, catering is $1.7M and retail volume is $2.1K annually.

The Successful Candidate Will

  • have experience in high-volume catering on and off-site;
  • be responsible for purchasing, menu compliance, inventory, food cost analysis and food production forecasting;
  • ensure Sodexo Culinary standards including recipe compliance and food quality are implemented;
  • have the ability and willingness to develop and motivate team members to embrace culinary innovations;
  • 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 stay current with new culinary trends;
  • excellent leadership and communication skills with the ability to maintain the highest of culinary standards;
  • strong coaching and employee development skills; and/or
  • have a passion for food and innovation.

Learn more about Muhlenberg College at

Learn More About Sodexo’s Benefits

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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

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.

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