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Chef (UPMC Senior Communities)

  • Job ID: 871066214
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • 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


UPMC Senior Communities is hiring a Full Time Chef! 

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

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


  • Coordinate all resident food production 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; and the inspection of purchased raw materials/supplies.
  • Prepare high quality, well presented meals from scratch for the residents and guests using high quality raw ingredients, while adhering to corporate recipes.  Have the ability to prepare and present attractive, flavorful foods for activity and marketing events. 
  • Monitor performance of food service equipment and notify the Dietary Manager of any malfunctions.
  • 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 preparation, plating and the service of the meals in the dining room.



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

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Servsafe Certified
  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct