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Traveling Chef (UPMC Senior Communities) (Casual)

  • Job ID: 845420890
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours: 6:00 AM – 2:30 PM or 11:00 AM- 7:30 PM (mostly)
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: UPMC Senior Communities
  • Department: MGT Overhead ALF_ILF
  • Location: 3600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $14.79 to $22.56 / hour

Description

UPMC Senior Communities is hiring a Casual Chef! 

This position will travel between 11 different facilities within UPMC Senior Communities. The shifts will be 6A -230P or 11A-730P.


In this role, you will coordinate and assist with the activities of assigned personnel involved with preparation, service and clean-up of food for resident services provided by the UPMC Senior Communities


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 the 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 the 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.

 

Qualifications

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


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Servsafe Certified
  • Act 34
  • OAPSA

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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