High school diploma or equivalent and 3 years of related experience
Bachelorâs degree in Hotel, Restaurant and Institution Management, Culinary Arts, Food and Nutrition, Business or related degree OR an Associateâs Degree in Culinary Arts. Experience in foodservice management including food production, sanitation, service, scheduling, and personnel management. Experience and expertise cooking speciality or cultural cuisine. Experience in a high-volume collegiate residential and/or restaurant environment. Experience with food service software systems. Experience creating recipes and menus. Food service training experience.
Summary Iowa State University Dining is seeking a Sous Chef - Research & Development. This Sous Chef position will report to the Research and Development Chef and manage one student worker. Some primary responsibilities will be to assist in the development and execution of culinary training programs, provide onsite training for cooks, assist in the recipe/menu creation process, and support Dining locations across campus.
Example of Duties â¢ Supervises, directs, and trains on food preparation and production support activities for multiple workstations. â¢ Develops and implements relevant training to increase knowledge and ability of staff. â¢ Assists in coordinating the food, materials, and equipment for daily use, including but not limited to: ordering, receiving, storing, issuing, producing, serving, and transporting all daily food items. â¢ Helps determine appropriate levels of stock, oversees inventory counts, and tracks shrinkage. â¢ Oversees distribution of recipes, serving line worksheets, production schedules, and all necessary documentation to maintain high levels of service in conjunction with production cost goals. â¢ Evaluates product and service offerings; and recommends, revises, and implements changes. â¢ Tests and evaluates equipment, products, and menus; develops and tests recipes, as requested; and makes recommendations. â¢ Controls income and expenses and recommends, revises, and implements changes as necessary using resources efficiently and effectively while maximizing sales. â¢ Participates in coordination and supervision of daily operations. â¢ Maintains safety and sanitation standards according to the Iowa Health Code.
Level Guidelines â¢ Individual contributor position with developing professional and/or technical skills working under immediate to general supervision â¢ Grasps professional-level knowledge and concepts of field while working in a progressive learning mode â¢ Works on problems and issues of somewhat limited scope â¢ Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data for which answers are available or can be obtained â¢ Responds to inquiries and issues, escalating to manager or higher level workers as appropriate â¢ May lead projects of limited scope and complexity â¢ May provide guidance to students
Number of Months Employed Per Year:
12 Month Work Period
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