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Executive Chef

Company: Aladdin Campus Dining
Location: Sioux Falls
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary:This position has responsibility for supervising production, culinary standards, sanitation and training for the contracted client's retail/catering food service team.Key Accountabilities:

  • Plan, organize and supervise daily culinary operation of retail and catering services.
  • Plan menus based on such factors as market trends, customer preferences and nutritional considerations; design recipes, determine appropriate ingredients and specify individual serving portion for each recipe.
  • Develop menus in accordance with consumer tastes, nutritional needs, ease of preparation and established procedures and budgetary constraints; participate in other menu planning activities to include the determination of purchasing specifications, product and recipe testing and menu development.
  • Direct and coordinate the work of production and dish room staff.
  • Maintain proper production, safety and sanitation standards.
  • Direct and participate in the daily preparation of standard and gourmet food items.
  • Evaluate the quality of raw food and ensure the quality of the finished products.
  • Plan, develop and supervise a culinary team using a comprehensive menu management program.
  • Ensure overall consistency and high quality across the various operations.
  • Develop culinary training programs for food production employees and serve as a culinary resource to promote quality food services.
  • Inspection of assigned units to observe quality of food preparation and service; food appearance; and cleanliness and sanitation of production and service areas, equipment and employee appearance.
  • Plan, develop and implement culinary production for special events, monotony breakers, and catered functions.
  • Supervise and participate in the preparation and display of menu items for special functions.
  • Prepare operational reports and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Maintain proper inventory controls for food, supplies, and equipment. Interview, select, train and evaluate supervisory and support staff.
  • Handle corrective action process with human resources and make salary recommendations.
  • Control revenue and expenses to ensure financial goals.
  • Ensure the highest level of customer service.
  • Respond to inquiries and concerns from faculty, staff, and students.
  • Maintain university policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.Minimum Requirements:
    • Certification by a recognized culinary institution or an equivalent combination of education and experience is necessary.
    • Demonstrated institutional, hotel, or restaurant culinary skills to include large quantity production.
    • Must have 3- 5 years of culinary management experience.
    • Strong leadership, oral and written communication skills are required.
    • A proven track record of successfully controlling costs and managing annual budgets.
    • Experience with a computerized menu management system, and knowledge of office and industry software applications is necessary.
    • Ability to effectively supervise and train a diverse work staff.

Keywords: Aladdin Campus Dining, Sioux Falls , Executive Chef, Hospitality & Tourism , Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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