Job Description: Summary: This position is responsible for food quality and presentation; for relief coverage of the Sous Chefs; for all related department goals; and for support of the culinary and stewarding teams at The Hershey Lodge.
Job Functions (Items marked with an asterisk are essential functions of this position):
Monitor, evaluate and correct food production and service process; apply hands on support as needed. Actively engage in organization and service delivery.*
Inspect, evaluate and correct food safety, sanitation, and work safety standards. Use a hands on approach along with coaching to ensure all food safety and sanitation standards are met.*
Demonstrate and train staff on techniques, standards and policy for food preparation, presentation, sanitation, and kitchen safety.*
Assist in administrative responsibilities requiring office/computer time; including schedules, prep lists, performance documentation.
Assist in development of menus and support materials including: documentation of recipes and processes; planning the execution of production for events along with the senior chefs, stewarding, purchasing and front of house teams; and supporting the teams to execute effectively.*
Perform other duties as assigned
Completion of high school diploma/GED in combination with Culinary Apprenticeship Certification OR Associate’s degree in Culinary Arts.
Minimum of 3 years of related experience.
Industry Experience - Food & Beverage
Industry Experience - Other
Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience.
18 years of age or older.
Knowledge of and proficient in a variety of cuisines, food handling and preparation techniques using skill and creativity.
Must use a hands on approach to training and developing culinary team members of all levels.
Knowledgeable in food safety and sanitation standards and experienced in enforcement of these standards.
Experienced in working with a team and promoting a positive work environment.
Proficient in managing with clear, concise written and verbal communication.
Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office applications, including Excel and Word.