Sodexo Senior Living is seeking an Executive Chef 2 for potential new business located in Knoxville, Tennesse. This 297 resident continuing care retirement community is part of a National system of accounts as well as being a blue chip account for Sodexo. Is this opportunity right for you? Are you an experienced chef ready to take your career to the next level? 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, youll enjoy an improved quality of life thats unique in the hospitality industry. We are looking for candidates who will: * manage the daily food production including production planning and controls; * ensure Sodexo Culinary Standards including recipe compliance and food quality; * manage food costing, controls and compliance; * develop menus and manage inventory; * have high expectations for customer service and quality of food; * have the ability and willingness to develop and train frontline employees; * have a passion for food and innovation; * have knowledge of special diets and allergens; and * knowledge of Sodexo Food Management System (FMS) is preferred. The ideal candidate has: * 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 standards and implements company policies; * previous experience working in a high volume facility; and * strong management skills. Careers in Senior Living: Working for Sodexo in Senior Living allows you to influence the well-being of seniors in specialized facilities, or in their homes, with customized services, and attentive and compassionate care. Your work has a direct impact on the quality of care provided to residents as well as resident satisfaction at our client sites, helping to create a place that feels like home Working for Sodexo: How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters 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 to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful 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. Apply Now! Are you ready to start your Sodexo career? Apply now! Not the job for you? At Sodexo, we offer Culinary positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Healthcare, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. See more Culinary jobs here. 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.