Job Family: Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
Under the general direction of the unit Executive Chef, assists in managing the concept development, creation, testing, and implementation of culinary programs within the dining facility. Responsible for the culinary supervision of cook leads, food service worker leads, student and temporary employees. Responsible for maintaining culinary standards, quality control, sanitation and training for the Northside Cafe. Provides sound fiscal management, which includes advising and assisting with the yearly operational budget and controlling food and labor costs. The Sous Chef supports the organizational mission, providing support to the dining facility in the following areas: food and ingredient specifications, training programs, retail services, catering and residential dining. Assists with the long and short term planning of Dining Services. Enforces objectives, policies, standards, and procedures of Dining Services. Contributes to a positive and harmonious work environment. Assist in all operations in the absence of the Executive Chef/Manage.
Dining Services is now hiring culinary professionals passionate about providing outstanding hospitality to our students, faculty and staff. We are committed to exceptional food, sustainable practices and a team oriented, inclusive culture. We would love to meet you!
A Bachelor's degree in hotel and restaurant administration, institutional management, business administration or closely related field and two (2) years of supervisory/management experience which included planning and budgeting. Additional qualifying food service work experience and/or vocational training in quantity food preparation may be substituted, year-for-year, for college education.
Experience in culinary operations, including responsibility for multi-unit food service operations, development of culinary programs for multi-unit operations that reflect culinary depth and breadth in concept development, facility development, equipment specification, recipe development, menu management, food and labor cost controls, plating and presentation, or equivalent education/experience.
General computer knowledge.
Demonstrated work experience of successful supervision and training of a diverse work staff.
Strong written communication skills.
Must be ServSafe certified.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a Food Handler's Permit within 14 days of employment.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule; weekends will be required as business dictates.
Must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid Driver's License.
Master's degree in Culinary Arts, Hotel and Restaurant Management or an Executive Chef certification from a accredited culinary institution.
Experience in university culinary operations, including responsibility for multi-unit food service operations, development of culinary programs for multi-unit operations that reflect culinary depth and breadth in concept development, facility development, equipment specification, recipe development, menu management, food and labor cost controls, plating and presentation.
Experience managing a central food production/commissary facility providing finished bakery and deli products for multiple operations.
Experience in a management position with direct responsibility for development of culinary programs and food cost in a large scale catering operation with multiple catering locations.
Experience using a catering management system.
Experience using food production software to manage recipe and menu development, food costs, forecast menus, food purchases and inventory.
Experience using CBORD food production software to manage recipe and menu development, food costs, forecast menus, food purchases and inventory is highly preferred.
Experience with sustainable food procurement and production.
Experience managing bargaining unit covered employees.
COVID-19 Vaccine Information:
In accordance with Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21.14.2, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Full vaccination status or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at https://hrs.wsu.edu/covid-19/vax-verification/. Please contact HRS at [email protected] or 509-335-4521 if you have questions.
Area/College: Student Affairs Department Name: Dining Services City, State, Zip: Pullman, WA 99164 Department Link: dining.wsu.edu Monthly Salary: $4,508.70 + Commensurate with qualifications and experience. FTE: 100% This is a permanent position. Posting Close Date: Applicants must submit their completed application by July 10, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check. Application Instructions: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application. Required Documents:
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
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