Kitchen Supervisor - Asilomar - Food & Beverage
Location:
Pacific Grove , California
Posted:
November 23, 2017
Reference:
144812
Overview
About Aramark
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) is in the customer service business across food, facilities and uniforms, wherever people work, learn, recover, and play. United by a passion to serve, our more than 270,000 employees deliver experiences that enrich and nourish the lives of millions of people in 22 countries around the world every day. Aramark is recognized among the Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE and the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute. Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

Description
Position Summary:

Kitchen supervisor will oversees kitchen operations by supporting and training our culinary staff. The Kitchen supervisor assists the Executive Chef and Chef De Cuisine by managing kitchen production and employees. The Kitchen supervisor is primarily responsible for cooking all food orders in an efficient manner, ensuring all meals are served and presented on a plate in an attractive manner. In addition the Kitchen Supervisor prepares food items in accordance with production requirements and quality standards while maintaining a food safety and sanitary work environment. The Kitchen Supervisor ensures quality of consistency by following recipe cards and production and portion standards. The Kitchen Supervisor is expected to serve as an example for the other Cooks to aspire to by continually going above and beyond. Also, s/he plays a key role in ensuring a sufficient inventory is maintained in order to meet daily needs, record deliveries, deal with discrepancies and assist with storage. S/he is highly knowledgeable about the proper use of kitchen equipment including but not limited to steamers, ovens, mixers, grills and dishwashing equipment.

Essential Functions:
  • Oversee and support line cooks in synchronizing food procurement and other food preparation tasks, ensuring labor and cost control goals are not exceeded
  • Read and follow recipes - prepare and cook hot and cold food items
  • Ensure there are daily sufficient prepped foods to ensure the restaurant runs as smoothly and efficiently as possible
  • Prepare and plate final food products ensuring an attractive presentation is achieved
  • Ensure all food orders are completed in an efficient manner
  • Order and receive food product from vendors - check in by item on invoice and input in receiving log
  • Assist in conducting food and beverage inventories - note any out of stock items or possible shortages
  • Maintain a strong working knowledge of culinary trends and use them where appropriate
  • Ensure proper handling of all food products and equipment is maintained, to ensure food safety and kitchen standards are adhered to at all times
  • Ensure cleanliness and high sanitation standards are maintained at all times
  • Organize and maintain stock rooms and walk-in refrigerators
  • At the end of the shift return all food items to designated storage areas - cover and date all perishable items
  • Train line cooks on all aspects of the role, helping to enhance their cooking skills
  • May be required to schedule labor according to budget guidelines - ensuring all employee schedules are kept updated
  • Must be flexible - willing to work a rotational schedule with rotational days off that may include weekends and holidays
  • Must be well groomed and maintain a high level of professionalism at all times
  • Must perform all miscellaneous duties assigned by upper management
  • Know and comply with all company policies and procedures regarding safety, security, emergencies and energy
  • Report to work on time and in complete uniform
  • Other duties as assigned
Status and Scope:
  • The Kitchen Supervisor reports to the Executive Chef
  • Must be able to work independently and finish tasks in a timely manor
  • Must be able to read and follow recipes
  • Must be focused on safety and sanitation


Qualifications
Qualifications:
  • Must complete Serve Safe Food Handlers certification
  • Must be fluent in the English language both spoken and written - able to read & interpret documents such as safety rules, Aramark Alcohol Regulations, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
  • Must have at least 3 years' experience in working in a high volume kitchen or equivalent schooling
  • Must have an extensive knowledge of cooking methods, cooking line, banquets, catering and pastry
  • Ability to manage in a diverse environment with focus on client and customer services is essential to success in this role
  • Solid supervisory, organizational and time management skills are required
  • P&L accountability and/or contract-managed service experience is desirable
  • Experience with and knowledge of all Microsoft Outlook applications required

Equipment Used:
Oven, Mixer, Grill, Steamer, Calculator, Dishwasher, Cutlery, Telephone, Chef Knives

Travel Requirements: Little or No Travel (>10%)

Lifting Requirements:
MEDIUM - Lifting 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

A little about us:
At Aramark, we believe that each of our employees can play an important role in creating the great experiences that become lasting memories.

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