Job Requisition Number: 22143. At Cal Dining, we believe that ?breaking bread together? is a unique aspect of dining on-campus with friends, faculty or staff. Our focus is on nourishing the Cal community, both for physical and social well-being, through customer-driven programs, culinary excellence and campus social responsibility.
We are currently seeking Contract Sous Chefs who will assume a leadership role in the kitchen in organizing and directing the production staff for residence hall meal service. Reports to General Manager and may take directions from Chef Manager. Follows policies, rules, and regulations of the University and the department. Ensures that health and safety guidelines are practiced. Performs other related duties as assigned. The Sous Chef will be involve in all aspects of food service operations, including preparation, serving and presentation of food and beverages; dining and serving area set up; cleaning of the facilities, equipment and tableware; greeting customers, checking meal cards and executing transactions.
FOOD PRODUCTION ?Prepares assigned menu items following department recipes in accordance with departmental policies and procedures
QUALITY ASSURANCE ?Follows Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points principles of food preparation, safety and sanitation at all times ?Ensures quality control and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points are met and adhered to during food production and service
DIRECTING AND TRAINING ?Oversees kitchen staff and ensures all food service health, safety, nutritional, recipe, policies and guidelines are adhered to at all times ?Provide assignments to cooks and recommends performance ratings for production staff to management
SAFETY AND SANITATION ?Able to identify and resolve a wide range of quality assurance issues in creative and imaginative ways ?Safely operates and maintains the following equipment used in food production and service: mixer, food chopper, ovens, steamers, fryers, grills, thermotainers, can opener, steam jacketed kettles, knives and utensils ?Ensures the cleanliness, safety, and sanitation of designated storage and work areas; large and small equipment and utensils used in food production
OTHER DUTIES ?With Chef Manager, plans work schedules?Intermediate to advanced knowledge of food and production ?Requires verbal and written communication in the English language, active listening, dynamic flexibility, critical thinking, multi-task and time management ?Requires decision making, reasoning, ability to develop original ideas to solve problems, operations analysis, quality control analysis and effective interpersonal and work leadership skills to provide guidance to all levels of personnel ?Computer applications skills
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