Sous Chef-Sol's Underground 6998BR Finance & Administration Aux-Dining
Detailed Job Description Anticipated Hours: Monday - Off Tuesday - 1:00pm to 9:30pm Wednesday - 11am to 7:30pm Thursday - 1:00pm to 9:30pm Friday/Saturday - 1:00pm to 9:30pm Sunday - Off Additionally, flexible scheduling/work hours may be required during break week, summer and intersession. In addition, large institute events may require additional hours (such as commencement (graduation).
Job Summary Leads and supervises activities of kitchen staff. Oversees kitchen food preparation, quality controls, safety, sanitation, and customer service.
Oversees all hot and cold food kitchen operations.
Directs, supervises, trains, and coordinates kitchen staff. Provides input on staff performance appraisals, recognition, professional and personal training and disciplinary actions while maintaining proper records.
Monitors food production and line setup to maintain proper cooking, portioning and appearance at all times. Control amounts produced in a reasonable and timely manner. Resolves problems affecting production, food quality and presentation.
Plans production schedules, requisition food supplies from storage, and assists culinary leadership with ordering and receiving food supplies, equipment, and tools.
Works with the culinary leadership to create menus and/or themed meals and execute in collaboration with production staff.
Reduces waste and optimizes the profitability of the food service unit working within budget guidelines.
Ensures adequate staff coverage.
Assists culinary leadership with creation and documentation of all recipes in the menu management system. Read, Interpret, update and follow standardized recipes. Tests and monitors accuracy of recipes.
Ensures cleanliness, sanitation and safety of unit and equipment as well as proper storage, rotation and labeling of items. Ensures that all foods are high in quality, served and stored at proper temperatures and times.
Cooks and leads cooking of a large variety of foods.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Live our values, embrace diverse perspectives, and nurture the RIT community to remain a great place to work for all.
Department/College Description Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. We are dedicated to building a diverse community, one where employees feel a sense of belonging, and are valued for their contributions and the perspectives they bring.
As a member of the RIT community, you'll receive a comprehensive employee benefits package that offers multiple options and access to additional employment advantages. You can tailor your benefit elections to meet your needs (affordable medical/dental/vision benefits; paid vacation/sick time/retirement saving plan with exceptional employer match; and tuition assistance for you and your family, to name a few).
Located on the residential side of campus, Sol's Underground is multi platform retail dining unit providing quick service and late night options to students living in the RIT dorms. This unit typically serves 400-500 customers a day over the afternoon, evening and late night hours. Sols provides both On Demand and in person order service.
Degree/Certification in Culinary Arts (or equivalent experience) and 3 years experience in a high volume restaurant, country club, or institutional setting. Experience with a variety of food service applications and computerized menu management systems. Experience coordinating kitchen activities.
Servsafe certified or ability to obtain within six months of hire.
Allertain certified or ability to obtain within six months of hire.
Must successfully complete Sous Chef culinary skills test.
Ability to lead, supervise, and work collaboratively with kitchen staff.
Extensive knowledge of food items, pairings, portion control, and sanitation.
Possess professional judgment and ability to independently make sound operational decisions.
Skilled at addressing a variety situations and negotiating successful outcomes with a diverse group of stakeholders.
Ability to learn and adapt to new systems and applications as needed.
Demonstrated ability to deliver exceptional customer service.
Strong communication (verbal, written, interpersonal) skills and an ability to communicate effectively with a diverse constituency.
Strong time management, organizational and multi-tasking skills.
Ability to meet multiple deadlines and manage competing priorities.
Must be adaptable to a frequently changing environment and ability to adhere to professional standards in stressful situations.
Ability to follow New York State and Monroe County health codes as they relate to health, sanitation and safety.
Extensive knowledge of allergens, food sensitivities and dietetic restrictions.
Ability to work with the customer and management in resolving potential diet limitations of the customer.
Understand and comply with all institute and department policies and procedures.
Ability to work professionally, ethically and with integrity; uphold the vision, mission and core values of the University.
Possess a passion for food.
Ability to report to work on time, adhere to break policy, wear proper uniform and hair restraint.
Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function:Wage Band: 114H
How to Apply In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number. The direct link to this posting can be found here: https://sjobs.brassring.com/
Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the 'Great Colleges to Work For.' RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov
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Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Beyond our main campus in Rochester, New York, RIT has international campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo. And with more than 19,000 students and more than 125,000 graduates from all 50 states and over 100 nations, RIT is driving progress in industries and communities around the world. Find out more at www.rit.edu .