Unit Description: Are you an Executive Chef looking to get away from working every weekend? Look no further this is the opportunity for you! Sodexo Government Services is looking for an Executive Chef 3 to join our team at a secure government agency in McLean VA! This is a location with a union of 85 team members with a 5 person management team. This location has a total annual volume of over $10 Million and offers a variety of services to include a traditional café, catering , and national brands to include Starbucks, Subway, Dunkin Donuts, Qdoba, and Panda Express. Candidates should be passionate, highly motivated, and enjoy client and customer interaction. The ability to offer strategic leadership and vision are a must for this growing operation! Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and able to obtain a security clearance from the U.S. government 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. The successful candidate will: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/orhave 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/orhave a passion for food and innovation.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. 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. 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 - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience Basic Management Experience - 3 years Basic Functional Experience - 3 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.