Assist in the supervision and management of a large university dining center and self-branded concepts under the direction of the executive chef. Responsibilities include assisting with execution of menu plan, budget plan, personnel plan, customer relations, safety and sanitation, and the maintenance of building, equipment, and sales & register transactions. Assist in the supervision, counseling, training and development of employees. Ensures all policies and procedures are followed. Ensures a high level of customer service at all times in the dining facility. Prepares recipes and ensures food productions are of the highest standards of quality, taste, creativity, presentation, and variety. Maintains high levels of customer service at all times.
Graduate of an accredited culinary program with a minimum of an AOS degree, or equivalent related experience. Considerable knowledge of commercial kitchen and food service operations including menu planning and schedule production, automated food ordering, preparation, set-up, pricing, merchandising, presentation, and maintenance. Supervision and management experience in a high volume, multiple menu item, food service establishment. Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel and the public; excellent supervision and leadership abilities; excellent customer service skills; ability to handle multiple tasks and serve high volume/quality in a fast paced environment.
Ability to obtain Certified Chef de Cuisine through the American Culinary Federation. Demonstrated knowledge of computers including Windows, Microsoft Office, Outlook, FoodPro or another automated food ordering/inventory system, and TimeClock or another time tracking/payroll system. Certified nutrition, sanitation, hospitality management, culinary training, and bakery training preferred. ServSafe certification and HACCP certification desired. Current Chef de Cuisine (or higher) certification from the American Culinary Federation.
Salary $47,000 and commensurate with experience
December 8, 2022
The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check as well as a driving check with a safe driving record.
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