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Chef

  • Job ID: 386130851
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Daylight Hours
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Corporate Executive Support
  • Department: USS Executive Kitchen
  • Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15.88 to $24.98 / hour

Description

Our UPMC Headquarters Kitchen is searching for a Chef to join the team!  This is a regular, full-time position that primarily works between 6:30am-2:30pm, Monday through Friday.  At times, off-shift hours for events may be scheduled as needed by the department.

In this role, the Chef is responsible for coordinating and assisting 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.

The ideal candidate has a strong culinary and customer service background.  Apply online today for your chance to join the team!

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.

 

Qualifications

  • High school diploma/GED required.
  • Formal culinary training with certification and/or degree is preferred.
  • Two years quantity food preparation experience required
  • Strong customer service skills are preferred.


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