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Assist in the supervision and day to day catering operations of Personal Touch Catering under the direction of the Executive Chef. Responsibilities include assisting with food procurement, execution of menu plan, customer relations, safety and sanitation, and the maintenance of building and equipment. Assist in the supervision of employees to ensure all policies and procedures are followed at a high level of customer service at all times in the catering facility. Oversees the procurement of goods and administration of automated food inventory systems (Food Pro). Assists with food production to ensure recipes and food productions are of the highest standards.
Graduate of an accredited culinary program with a minimum of an AOS degree and/or equivalent experience. Experience with higher end catering. Considerable knowledge of commercial kitchen and food service operations including automated food ordering and food preparation. Supervision and management experience in a high volume, multiple item menu, and food service establishment required. Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel and public; excellent supervision and leadership abilities; Previous experience providing excellent customer service; ability to handle multiple tasks and serve high volume/quality in a fast paced environment.
Demonstrated knowledge of computers including Windows, Microsoft Office, Outlook, and automated food inventory systems. ServSafe certification and HACCP certification desired. Eligibility of Certified Chef de Cuisine (C.C.C.) or Certified Sous Chef (C.S.C.) through ACF.
Employee Category: Staff (Salary)
Appointment Type: Regular
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Review Date: 03/23/2017