Job Description

Job Title: Retail Chef (Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC)
Job ID: 778937
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Children's Hospital of Pgh
Department: CHP Starbucks
Location: 4401 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15224


Coordinate and assist with the activities of assigned personnel involved with preparation, service and clean-up of food for retail operations, patient service and/or catered events provided by the UPMC Food Service Department.  This position will be 8 am - 4:30 pm, Monday thru Friday.  This position could also include other shift times, depending on the needs of the department.  Candidates will be required to have flexibility when scheduling. 

  • Assist with human resource functions under the direction of Catering Production Manager.
  • Assist with supervision of sanitary maintenance of catering kitchen, directs food production staff in daily cleaning tasks.
  • Coordinate all catering kitchen food production activities including, but not limited to: determining quantities to be prepared; appropriate food production methods and recipe adherence; appropriate portioning, plate assembly and merchandising; distribution of products to all points of service; food protection and storage techniques; inspection of purchased raw materials/supplies; completion and accounting of food production records.
  • Emphasize the importance of excellence in service guests and staff.
  • Ensure adherence to standards in all phases of operation.
  • Evaluate smell, taste, texture, temperature, appearance and recipe adherence of food produced.
  • Instruct and assist all catering kitchen food production staff in preparation of products.
  • Monitor performance of catering kitchen equipment, notify Catering Production Manager of malfunctions, initiate corrective action.
  • Perform quality accountability procedures both on an ongoing individual basis and in coordination with patient and non-patient managers/supervisors.


  • HS diploma/GED required Formal culinary training with cert./degree preferred
  • 2 years quantity food prep. experience required

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 31 Clearance
  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $14.97 to $23.54 / hour

Union Position: No

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