We have an exceptional career opportunity for an Executive Chef to lead day to day culinary operations for Shady Grove Medical Center located in Rockville, Maryland. At Sodexo we believe that Quality of Daily Life contributes to the progress of individuals and the performance of organizations. Sodexo designs, manages and delivers comprehensive service solutions to create an outstanding experience for the people we serve. Shady Grove Medical Center is a 336 bed acute care hospital. The hospital is currently striving to win the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. This prestigious award requires that all managers perform at the highest of standards and deliver the best quality products and services. The Executive Chef must be a high energy leader with a passion for teaching others how to excel in culinary arts. Food Quality and presentation must be a top priority for the chef and must be demonstrated in all areas of the hospital. Continuous improvement is a cornerstone of the department and the Executive chef plays a significant role in leading change. At Sodexo Health Care, Patients are the heart of everything we do and we strive to make working for our company a great experience. We offer a wide array of employee benefits aimed at improving the quality of life for all our employees. Take a sneak peak at how Sodexo can contribute to your well-being:http://bit.ly/yPf9G Please visit our Network with Us page and become a member of Sodexo Careers LinkedIn group athttp://linkd.in/TpFczQ! 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.