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1st Cook - Owens Commissary

Company:
Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, Virginia
Category:
Food Services

Job Description

Assist in the leadership and direction of kitchen and back line employees and the daily meal production in a large university dining center under the direction of the Executive Chef, Chef de Cuisine, Sous Chef and/or Operations Managers. Prepares recipes and ensures food productions are of the highest standards of quality, taste, creativity, presentation, and variety. Responsibilities include assisting with execution of menu plan, customer relations, safety and sanitation, and the maintenance of equipment. Also assists in the training and development of employees.

Required Qualifications

Knowledge of kitchen and food service operations and basic math. Leadership of kitchen staff, schedule production, food shipping and receiving guidelines, recipe management, preparation, kitchen setup, merchandising, presentation, and maintenance. Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel and public. Ability to handle multiple tasks and serve high volume/quality in a fast paced environment.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of computers including Microsoft Office and automated food inventory systems. ServSafe certification.

Pay Band

2

Appointment Type

Regular

Salary Information

Salary $36,400/year

Review Date

October 11, 2021

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check as well as documentation ofCOVID-19 vaccinationor receive approval from the university for a vaccination exemption due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

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 veteran 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 Kate D'Intino at kdintino@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

About Student Affairs:

Student Affairs' Aspirations for Student Learning serve as a framework for our roles as educators as we work alongside students to encapsulate their learning into a strengths-based discovery of their talent so they may: commit to unwavering curiosity; pursue self-understanding and integrity; practice civility; prepare for a life of courageous leadership; and ultimately, embrace Ut Prosim as a way of life. We operationalize these aspirations through ExperienceVT whereby we work alongside undergraduate, graduate and professional students to create a customized plan for their experience designed to accomplish their individual goals. We measure our success by the success of our students. To that end, we will do whatever it takes to support the individual well-being and success of every student at Virginia Tech.

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