We are seeking a Sous Chef who will provide expertise, management and oversight of all day-to-day operations. Responsibilities include oversight of day-to-day menus, dietary needs, training programs, food safety, production and presentation of food, inventory management and cost control, adherence to local, state and national food sanitation regulations and proper use of necessary kitchen equipment.
The Sous Chef will work in collaboration with the Location Manager and the Executive Chef to execute operations and procedures at dining locations.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Manages daily quality, consistency, and adherence to culinary standards.
Implements training and manages kitchen personnel and supervises/coordinates all related culinary activities.
Manages execution of daily food production and preparation for assigned location.
Estimates food consumption, selects, and supports recipe development, executes production recipes to ensure consistent quality, establishes presentation technique and quality standards, plan, and price menus.
Works with management team to support and manage production and ordering systems for location.
Ensures culinary equipment is properly operated and maintained.
Assists in supervision of kitchen personnel with oversight for hiring, performance management, annual reviews, and initiating employee status changes.
Ensures daily compliance with sanitation and safety requirements that ensures a safe and sanitary work environment.
Ensures labeling requirements are met and ensures compliance with allergen containment procedures.
Collaborates on new ideas and trends throughout college and university dining plans to meet the needs of Dining customers.
Leadership & Internal Relationship Building
Uses engagement strategies to recognize, motivate and celebrate individuals and teams delivering outstanding performance throughout location.
Promotes a cooperative work climate, maximizing productivity and morale.
Displays a positive attitude towards team members.
Mentors the Levering culinary and operations team to develop their skills and leadership abilities.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Proven ability to lead and develop a diverse team.
Ability to maintain organization in a changing environment.
Exhibits initiative, responsibility, flexibility and leadership.
Able to communicate effectively with management team, guests and team members.
Ability to taste and evaluate food and beverage products.
Ability to lead staff and management in adhering to standards while being judicious and fair.
Dynamic personality with ability to juggle tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-driven team environment where priorities can shift quickly.
Associate's Degree or equivalency defined as ACF CEC credentials.
Three years of progressive culinary supervisory experience.
Knowledge of food and hygiene regulations (HACCP) and knowledge of food allergies, intolerances, and special dietary needs.
Bachelors Degree preferred.
Familiarity with board plan operations and menu cycles a plus.
Culinary and food safety certification desirable.
Classified Title: Sous Chef Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MC Starting Salary Range: $46,560-$64,100-$81,650 Annually (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday to Friday 8:30am - 5pm (some evenings and weekends required) Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Homewood Campus Department name: Hopkins Dining Personnel area: University Student Services
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