The Assistant Chef is responsible for the preparation of cooked foods in support of a dining operation that serves students, staff, faculty and guests of the university. Operates as part of the culinary management team and is responsible for a complete knowledge of food preparation and function of all stations within the operation; uses knowledge and skill in food presentation and the utilization of proper methods; applies methods of proper timing to ensure that freshly cooked products are ready for continuous service is paramount; steps in and adds support to any station to ensure proper finish and timely service is the key duty of this position; performs special functions and assists with events; serves as primary culinary manager in absence of the Unit Chef; work schedule will include afternoon and evening hours, as well as weekend hours as needed. Typical work shifts will be 5:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m. or 6:00 p.m.-3:00 a.m.
Associates degree in culinary arts or specialized formal culinary training from an accredited culinary program or an equivalent combination of culinary education and experience; knowledge of food safety procedures, knowledge of HACCP procedures, minimum six months of supervisory experience; knowledge of all kitchen equipment; proficient in recipe and menu creation; ability to train and work with both students and regular employees.
Bachelor's degree; ServSafe certification; knowledge of CBORD / FSS; experience is high volume food operation; experience in catering, fast casual or cafeteria style dining operations.
Target Salary: $16.35 - $18.27 Hourly
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
Job Appointment (FTE%):
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