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Chef de Cuisine - West End

Company:
Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, 24061
Category:
Food Services
Type:
Full-Time

Job Description

Assist in the supervision and management of a large university dining center under the direction of the assistant director. Responsibilities include assisting with execution of menu plan, budget plan, personnel plan, customer relations, safety and sanitation, and the maintenance of building and equipment. Assist in the supervision, counseling, training and development of employees. Ensures all policies and procedures are followed. Ensures a high level of customer service at all times in the dining facility. Prepares recipes and ensures food productions are of the highest standards of quality, taste, creativity, presentation, and variety.

Required Qualifications

* Certified nutrition, sanitation, hospitality management, culinary training, and bakery training or equivalent related experience.
* Graduate of an accredited culinary program with a minimum of an AOS degree or equivalent experience.
* Considerable knowledge of commercial kitchen and food service operations.
* Prior experience with menu planning, preparation, setup, presentation, and pricing.
* Experience with schedule production, automated food ordering, merchandising, and maintenance.
* Supervision and management experience in a high volume, multiple item menu, food service establishment required.
* Ability to establish and maintain successful and effective relationships with diverse, multicultural student and staff population.
* Prior experience in a customer service environment with excellent customer services skills.
* Experience handling multiple tasks and serving a high volume and quality in a fast paced food service environment.

Preferred Qualifications

* Demonstrated knowledge of computers including Windows, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Outlook.
* Experience with automated payroll.
* Prior experience with automated food inventory systems.
* Eligibility of Certified Working Chef (C. W. C.) through ACF.
* ServSafe certification.
* HACCP certification.
* Excellent supervision and leadership abilities desired.

Pay Band

4

Appointment Type

Regular

Salary Information

Salary $47,000 - $56,900 and commensurate with experience

Review Date

July 1, 2024

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check as well as a driving check with a safe driving record.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Debbie Bandy at bdebbie@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

About Student Affairs:

Student Affairs at Virginia Tech fosters a community where each student creates a customized experience to meet their goals. Building on our motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice our Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our ongoing efforts to increase access and inclusion and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth. We are actively seeking people to join our community and help us prepare leaders for the world. Our people in Student Affairs are committed to student well-being and assuring that all students Experience VT by demonstrating, supporting, and operationalizing our Aspirations for Student Learning. If you are someone dedicated to ensuring student success, then we want you to consider being a part of our team!

About Dining Services:

Virginia Tech has built a reputation for outstanding dining. Our dining program stays at the leading edge of national trends.

Customers report high overall satisfaction and appreciate the variety of dining options available on campus. Recent customer comments such as "I brag about our food service to my friends and family" illustrate that the Virginia Tech students share our pride in the dining program.

  • Dining Services serves approximately 7.5 million meals per year.
  • Total on-campus sales of $71.2 million annually
  • Current national brand annual gross sales of over $9.5 million
  • Largest single employer on campus, employing over 2,200 people.
  • Approximately 19,000 dining plan holders with debit-style plans that can be used in any of the dining centers.
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