This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.
Reports to: Designated Supervisor
UW Job Code: 3077
UW Job Family: 39
SOC Code: 35-1011
Pay Grade: 20
Date: April 01, 2014
Arranges and participates in activities of cooks and other workers engaged in preparing and cooking food. Supervise the culinary operations and training for a unit of Dining Services; serve as culinary advisor; plan, coordinate, execute, supervise and evaluate functions of culinary unit.
Perform food production and supervise staff/students in proper food production techniques, food safety, efficiency, portioning, and presentation.
Assumes responsibility for the kitchen in absence of lead Chef.
Oversee food production for area, recipe adherence, customer requests, unit events, and quality assurance.
Instructs cooking personnel in finer points of cooking and quality control standards.
Assist in the interviewing, training, supervision and evaluation of staff within unit.
Observes workers engaged in preparing, portioning, and garnishing foods to ensure that methods of cooking and garnishing and sizes of portions are as prescribed.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Attend and participate in trainings and other professional development activity.
Participate in performance related goal setting and achievement to meet personal and organizational objectives and goals.
Promote public relations with students, guests and University personnel.
Standard kitchen and food service environments; regular exposure to noise, vapors, heat, hot surfaces, temperature changes, sharp knives and other kitchen tools, and fumes; occasional exposure to chemical and mechanical hazards.
Sous Chef Performs and participates in activities of cooks and other workers engaged in preparing and cooking foodstuffs. Assumes responsibility for the kitchen in absence of Chef or Executive Chef by supervising workers engaged in preparing and portioning foods to ensure that methods of cooking and portioning as prescribed. Instructs cooking personnel in fine points of cooking.
Chef Performs the duties all duties of Sous Chef and advanced bookkeeping/accounting duties for multiple grants and/or a large number of complex accounts. Lead position for small department of under 1 million.ay perform some budget management and interpret policies and procedures for faculty, PI’s and others.
Executive Chef Performs all the duties mentioned above and are responsible for recipe standardization, menu planning, product forecasting, designing food presentation aesthetics, planning and preparing special menu items, choosing menu designs and recommending meal price, and cost control.
Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources
Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.