Neighborhood Executive Chef - Sunnyvale

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Req ID: 121283

Location: Sunnyvale, CA

Schedule: Monday - F/T schedule; Monday - Friday, flexibility needed. Details upon interview.

About us: We’re a global team of culinarians, managers, food service operators and subject matter experts crafting food experiences that fuel big ideas at one of the world’s major tech companies! The food and experiences we provide make quite an impact: They help fuel the teams creating world-changing technologies – and that’s a big deal! We’re passionate about supporting the long-term success of everyone we feed, and we love what we do. Food+ isn’t just a workplace. It’s a platform for you to innovate, bring your ideas to life, contribute to a sustainable future and – best of all – be part of an awesome team!

About you: To support our growth, we’re looking for a Neighborhood Executive Chef responsible for our cafes in the Bay Area. Reporting to the District Manager as a multi unit culinary leader, you will be responsible for the successful delivery of the continuously evolving, dynamic and innovative Food program on campus. In partnership with General Managers, you will ensure the cafes to run smoothly leading to overall success. You will be working closely with cross functional support teams. As an ambassador of the food program, you will be collaborating across sectors and industries, internally as well as externally, representing Food+.

Together with the General Managers, it will be your responsibility to deliver operational and administrative excellence including but not limited to:

  • Comprehensive leadership and food program management

  • Fostering a hospitality minded community for excellent guest experience

  • Encouraging diverse and inclusive associate engagement

  • Talent development and training

  • Striving for outstanding food quality

  • Financial management

Some of the great things you’ll do:

Fostering culture of excellence leadership
Role model: You will act as an example on campus. You will inspire culinary teams to deliver delicious food in hospitable environment
Motivate: You will encourage positive improvement in management by using strategies and processes to accurately create a high quality work environment for each cafe team
Engage: You will foster internal & external interaction leading to commitment and support

Develop culinary talent through training, diversity and inclusion
Development: You will support and lead culinary processes leading to personalized Learning & Development targets, performance reviews, coaching and improvement plans
Coordinate: You will drive participation in job related training to cultivate a culture that inspires, empowers and engages, recognizing individuals and teams based on merits

Performance improvement through planning and execution
Consideration: You will respect all programs, procedures, systems, principles and philosophies
Plan: You will create balanced menus that are in harmony across multiple cafes while respecting cultural and dietary needs and expectations
Oversee: You will assure cafes measuring pre & post food production and processes

Collaboration and support
Work effectively and interdependently: communicate & collaborate with teams, employees and departments. Support development and implementation of new concepts, programs, recipe development efforts and standard procedures. Provide culinary expertise to lead Food+ in a positive direction.

Note: Job duties are subject to change as needed.

What we look for in the perfect candidate:

  • Degree from an accredited culinary institution preferred; bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience

  • Minimum 6 years of culinary supervisory experience in similar circumstances (volume & quality)

  • Highly developed culinary skills in various cuisines

  • Ability to create new, innovative and exciting dishes

  • Proven track record in leadership (coaching and teaching skills with individuals and teams)

  • Ability to solve problems, work independently and in teams with limited supervision

  • Manage budgets, meet financial goals while utilizing reporting platforms

  • Communicate, motivate and interact with all levels within the organization

  • Computer and technical skills

  • Be aware and maintain confidentiality

Some of the great things we will provide:

  • Generous paid time off

  • An awesome & collaborative working environment

  • Amazing work spaces

  • Delicious onsite food +many more! 

Sound good? Apply now to take your seat at our Global table!