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Chef

Description

Sherwood Oaks is hiring a full-time Chef!

Purpose:

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.

Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate all catering, retail and patient service 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.
  • Perform quality accountability procedures both on an ongoing individual basis and in coordination with patient and non-patient managers/supervisors.
  • Monitor performance of catering kitchen equipment, notify Food Service Management of malfunctions, initiate corrective action.
  • Emphasize the importance of excellence in service guests and staff.
  • Assist with supervision of sanitary maintenance of kitchen, performs daily cleaning tasks.
  • Assist with human resource functions under the direction of Food Service Management.
  • Instruct and assist all kitchen food production staff in preparation of products.
  • Evaluate smell, taste, texture, temperature, appearance and recipe adherence of food produced.
  • Ensure adherence to standards in all phases of operation to include retail, patient service and catering.
Join the team that’s providing the highest quality of care to seniors in our communities. With state-of-the-art safety protocols and the support of an academic medical center, UPMC Senior Communities has demonstrated a continued commitment to keeping both our residents and our employees safe and healthy, especially throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Make a true impact at our senior living facilities, where you’ll have the confidence that your care is clinically backed by a best-in-class health care system and the rewarding knowledge that you are changing lives every day. 

Qualifications

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

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34
  • OAPSA

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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