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Chef de Cuisine - Dietrick

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, Virginia
Food Services

Job Description

Assist in the supervision and management of a large university dining center under the direction of the executive chef. Responsibilities include assisting with execution of menu plan, budget plan, personnel plan, customer relations, safety and sanitation, and the maintenance of building, equipment, vehicle and sales & register transactions. Maintain facilities 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. Maintains high levels of customer service at all times. Ability to use social media for facility and customer feedback.

Required Qualifications

Certified nutrition, hospitality management, culinary training, and/or bakery training.
Eligibility of Chef de Cuisine through ACF.
Graduate of an accredited culinary program with a minimum of an AOS degree, or equivalent related experience.
Considerable experience with commercial kitchen and food service operations including menu planning and schedule production, automated food ordering, preparation, setup, pricing, merchandising, presentation, and maintenance.
Supervision and management experience in a high volume, multiple item menu, food service establishment required.
Previous experience operating an electronic cash register and accurately accepting debit tender.
Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel and public; excellent supervision and leadership abilities; excellent customer services skills; ability to handle multiple tasks and serve high volume/quality in a fast paced environment.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated knowledge of computers including Windows, Microsoft Office, Outlook or similar systems and programs.
Previous experience with automated payroll.
Experience with automated food inventory systems.
ServSafe and HACCP Certification.

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Salary Information

$46,000/year and commensurate with experience

Review Date

September 27, 2022

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check and 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.

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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 ofUtProsim(that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to serving inthe spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice ourPrinciples 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 studentsExperience VTby demonstrating, supporting, and operationalizing ourAspirations for Student Learning. If you are someone dedicated to ensuring student success, then we want you to consider being a part of our team!

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