Sodexo School Services seeks a dynamic, experienced Executive Chef 2 to fill a key leadership role in establishing and maintaining an exceptionally high level of culinary standards in a school district in Cedar Hill, TX. The successful candidate will be able to make a significant impact within a short time frame. This school district is comprised of 13 Schools with an enrollment of 8,000 students. You will focus on the culinary aspects of our K-12 offering with emphasis on USDA nutrition regulations, NSLP, product quality & presentation, food cost controls, culinary staff training and driving enhancements with Farm to School initiatives and healthy dining options. A Culinary Degree is preferred; K-12 Schools experience is a plus! The best qualified candidate will have extensive experience in high volume food production, strong communication skills and the ability to build relationships with diverse work groups. Seeking candidates with proven financial acumen and a working knowledge of computer programs and applications. If you are a Culinary leader with a passion for Student Nutrition and Wellness, be a part of our success! Seeking bilingual candidates; the ability to speak Spanish will assist in managing this workforce. Connect with this recruiter on LinkedIn. Please visit our Network with Us page and consider signing up for our Career Connections eNewsletter. Connect, Search and Apply all on the go with the Sodexo Jobs App! Available for smart phones and BlackBerry devices Click HERE. Check our Sodexo Culinary Website http://inmykitchen.sodexo.com/index.htmlandwww.SodexoChefJobs.com microsite. Become a member of Sodexo Careers LinkedIn group at http://linkd.in/Ut7ULI and join our Sodexo LinkedIn Culinary group. Position Summary 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. Qualifications & Requirements 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.