Supervises activities and directs training of the kitchen, including food preparation and quality, physical maintenance, and inventory functions to ensure high quality standards, safety, and revenue goals are met by controlling food and supply costs, by performing the required duties personally through subordinate supervisors. Managed volume of the unit will determine positions level (I, II, III, IV).
Supervisory Responsibilities: Manages subordinate supervisors and front-line associates. Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, safety, and evaluation of this unit. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include, interviewing, hiring, and training associates; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining associates; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Plans regular and modified menus according to established guidelines
Follows standardized recipes, portioning and presentation standards. Completes and utilizes daily production worksheets and waste log sheets. Tastes completed meals to ensure quality
Trains kitchen staff in food preparation, safe handling, operation of equipment, food safety and sanitation based on Company and regulatory standards
Establishes and maintains cleaning and maintenance schedules for equipment, storage and work areas. Ensures that kitchen staff follows and completes schedules as assigned
Maintains inventory of food and non-food supplies to stay within established guidelines while assuring that necessary product is available when needed
Makes all decisions regarding utilization of leftover food products staying within Company guidelines for such products
Complies with federal, state and local health and sanitation regulations and department sanitation procedures as evidenced through local health department and third-party audits
Follows facility, department, and Company safety policies and procedures to include occurrence reporting
Participates and attends departmental meetings, staff development, and professional programs, as appropriate
This position requires an Associates of Culinary Arts Degree and 8 years management/supervisory experience with a University’s Student Dining Services or a full-service restaurant.
Extensive catering experience preferred
High volume, complex foodservice operations experience - highly desirable
ServSafe certified - highly desirable
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Comprehensive knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation
Ability to teach others, encourage and develop a cooking staff, and refine their skills
Ability to apply knowledge successfully in a university food program setting
Must be experienced with computers; to include Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and
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