Under the direction of the management team, is responsible for providing team leadership to one or more Cooks, Assistant Cooks, Senior Food Service Workers and Food Service Workers in a high volume campus restaurant. Assign, motivate, and monitor the work of others in the production of multiple food products from a specified menu. Prepare the most complex menu items and recipes according to culinary, production and quality standards. Accurately and appropriately utilize all production equipment and train and monitor others in its safe usage. Ensure gracious customer service and quality food is provided. Adhere to all food handling and sanitation guidelines. Maintain accurate paperwork, including temperature logs and production records. Assist management with recipe and menu development.
Ability to read, understand, and speak English sufficient to determine and carry out job duties. Required Skill in interacting effectively with guests and team members and managers in a high volume public contact setting using positive body language, direct eye contact, active listening, problem solving techniques. Required Ability to interact in a team based environment. Required Ability to perform effectively under conditions of fluctuating workload. Required Skill in adding and subtracting whole numbers, decimals and fractions sufficient to properly adhere to production and customer flow parameters. Required Ability to stand, climb, stoop, push and crouch for extended periods of time as required to complete job duties. Required Ability to occasionally lift items weighing up to fifty pounds such as bags of supplies, filled stock pots, cases of food products. Required Ability to stand continuously throughout an eight hour shift on uncarpeted surfaces. Required Ability to measure dry and liquid food stuffs in units of measurement such as cup, pint, quart, pound, and ounce to properly adhere to recipe and production requirements. Required Skill in operating equipment such as mixers, food processors, food cutters, meat slicers, blenders, impingers, gas range, flat top grill, charbroiler, hot wells, deep fat fryers, radio communication devices. Required Knowledge of the rules and procedures of sanitation and safety as they apply to production, storage and service within a food establishment. Required Time management and organizational skills to review daily production needs and plan daily work schedule. Required Ability to exercise good judgment and provide guests quality customer service. Required Detailed culinary knowledge of food inventory, recipes, menus and production methods, including a strong understanding of culinary terminology. Required Demonstrated ability to lead the work of others to produce and present food in a high volume restaurant environment. Required Previous experience assigning, monitoring and leading the work of others in a high volume food service operation. Required Previous experience developing, testing and perfecting recipe and menu items. Required Demonstrated ability to train a production team on how to successfully execute recipes and menu items and how to effectively and safely use production equipment. Required
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