Degree from accredited culinary school or program, or equivalent combination of education and culinary experience.
Demonstrated understanding of culinary principles and techniques.
3-5 years of experience leading a culinary staff, preferably in a high-volume operation and/or in a union environment.
Demonstrated effective leadership, problem-solving, and conflict-resolution skills.
Demonstrated effective communication and training skills.
Demonstrated ability to adhere to budgetary guidelines.
Ability to work as an integral member of a management team.
Sensitivity to a diverse customer population.
Experience with POS systems.
Experience with recipe and menu systems preferred.
RI Food Safety Management License or ServSafe equivalency; if not, candidate is required to obtain within 6 months of hire.
Valid driverâ™s license and safe driving record.
Stand for extended periods; walk; sit, bend; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl use hands to finger, handle, slice, dice, chop, or feel objects, knives, tools or controls on kitchen equipment; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; smell, talk or hear.
Must occasionally lift or move products and supplies, up to 50 pounds.
Push and/or pull carts weighing up to 100 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Must consistently utilize all Personal Protective Equipment per Brown Dining Services guidelines
Must wear a cut resistance glove whenever using a sharp or potentially sharp tool or instrument.
Frequently moves about campus to various locations for meetings.
Frequently operates a computer
Frequently moves about inside the office and/or in the kitchen
Typical Tasks may include but are not limited to:
With retail managers and in collaboration with Assistant Director of Wellness and Nutrition, develop new dining concepts and recipes that are nutritionally sound; test, develop and code new recipes into FSS
Perform hands-on monitoring of retail production activities and ensure that all standards are maintained
Assure quality in terms of appearance, consistency and taste
Assure proper product rotation and handling of food
Order food and supplies while adhering to established specifications.
Train employees in production techniques that maximize efficiency, minimize waste and meet all standards of quality and food safety
Ensure adherence to portion control standards
Monitor and enforce adherence to standards of sanitation
Oversee cleaning and maintenance programs for production equipment
Develop and/or modify cleaning schedules as needed and ensure enforcement
Supervise staff throughout all aspects of retail operations
Assist with employee scheduling
Cover staff shortages while adhering to labor budgets
Conduct performance appraisals of union employees.
This position works 40 hours per week, 12 months per year.
All offers of employment are contingent upon a background and employment records check satisfactory to Brown University.
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Job Posting Title:
Culinary Manager, Retail Operations
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Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Internal Number: REQ162935
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