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Sodexo Airport Lounge Executive Sous Chef in JAMAICA, New York

Unit Description

We are the Communities we serve!

This account is part of the SodexoMAGIC portfolio of business.

Use your passion for service to create a positive impact and make a difference in the communities we serve! SodexoMAGIC is a joint Sodexo/ Magic Johnson venture. SodexoMAGIC promises to empower the communities we serve by offering best-in-class food & facilities management solutions, which create a positive impact and make a difference in the lives of our clients and customers. SodexoMAGIC offers our dedicated service via the following Sodexo segments: Corporate Services, Hospitals, K-12 Schools, Universities.

An oasis away from the airport hustle, 1st class, premium airport lounges have become synonymous for comfort and elegance at major airports throughout the world. Grow your culinary career! We are seeking an Executive Sous Chef with prior culinary supervisory/management skills and hands-on food production experience to join our team at the American Airlines/British Airways (AA/BA) lounges at JFK Airport. Sodexo operates this 3-tiered lounge which services international, long-haul travelers and will offer top-tier amenities and expanded premium food and beverage offerings.

The successful candidate will:

  • be responsible for purchasing, menu/recipe compliance, inventory, food production forecasting, hands-on cooking;

  • supervision of large-scale batch cooking;

  • 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 supervisory culinary background within hotel banquets, country clubs and upscale restaurants with the demonstrated ability to stay current with new culinary trends;

  • excellent mentoring/leadership and communication skills with the ability to maintain the highest of culinary standards;

  • have the ability to work a flexible schedule that includes early mornings or late evenings including weekends and holidays;

  • strong coaching and employee development skills; and/or

  • have a passion for food and innovation.

The SodexoMAGIC partnership represents the union of two global brands that operate at peak performance. Sodexo, a long-standing leader in “quality of life solutions” around the globe, and Magic Johnson Enterprises, the brainchild of NBA all-star Earvin Magic Johnson, who literally took the game to new heights. To learn more about SodexoMAGIC and read a message from Earvin “Magic” Johnson himself clickhere. (http://sodexomagic.com/)

Check out more about Airline Lounge Hospitality! (https://us.sodexo.com/industry/sports-leisure/airport-lounges.html)

Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.

Working for Sodexo:

At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great career in food service management. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance and continuing education opportunities, you’ll enjoy an improved quality of life that’s unique in the hospitality industry.

What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 2 years

Basic Functional Experience – 1 year 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.

Location US-NY-JAMAICA

System ID 974771

Category Culinary

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time

Posted Range $55500 to $83820

Company : Segment Desc AIRLINE LOUNGES

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