Virginia Tech

Blacksburg , VA
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1st Cook - Owens

Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA Full-time
Posted on August 23, 2019

Job Description

Assist in the leadership and direction of back line employees and the daily meal production in a large university dining center under the direction of the Executive Chef, Chef de Cuisine, and/or Operations Managers. Prepares recipes and ensures food productions are of the highest standards of quality, taste, creativity, presentation, and variety. Responsibilities include assisting with execution of menu plan, customer relations, safety and sanitation, and the maintenance of equipment. Also assists in the training and development of employees.

Required Qualifications

Knowledge of kitchen and food service operations and basic math. Leadership of kitchen staff, schedule production, food shipping and receiving guidelines, recipe management, preparation, kitchen setup, merchandising, presentation, and maintenance. Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel and public. Ability to handle multiple tasks and serve high volume/quality in a fast paced environment.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of computers including Microsoft Office and automated food inventory systems. ServSafe certification.

Pay Band

Pay Band 2

Salary Information

Starting salary $28,600

Review Date

August 28, 2019

Additional Information

Essential personnel

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

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