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Assist in the supervision and management of a large university dining center and self-branded Food Truck 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, vehicle and sales & register transactions. Maintain Food Truck and equipment. Assuring maintenance of Truck and equipment maintaining maintenance, service and travel logs. 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. Ability to use social media for truck locations and customer feedback.
Certified nutrition, hospitality management, culinary training, and/or bakery training. Eligibility of Chef de Cuisine through ACF. Graduate of an accredited culinary program with a minimum of an AOS degree, or equivalent related experience. Considerable experience with 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 item menu, food service establishment required. Previous experience operating an electronic cash register and accurately exchanging cash and debit tender. Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel and public; excellent supervision and leadership abilities; excellent customer services skills; ability to handle multiple tasks and serve high volume/quality in a fast paced environment.
Demonstrated knowledge of computers including Windows, Microsoft Office, Outlook or similar systems and programs. Previous experience with automated payroll. Experience with automated food inventory systems. Serv Safe Certification. HACCP Certification.
Employee Category: Staff (Salary)
Appointment Type: Regular
Percent Employment: Full-time
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