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1st Cook - West End

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Work type: Staff
Senior management: Vice President for Student Affairs
Department: Dining Serv-Home Operations
Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
Categories: Dining / Hospitality, Student Affairs / Services

Job Description

Assist in the supervision of kitchen employees and the daily meal production in a large university dining center under the direction of the sous chef, chef de cuisine, and/or executive chef. Prepares recipes and ensures food productions are of the highest standards of quality, taste, creativity, presentation, and variety. Responsibilities include assisting with execution of menu plan, customer relations, safety and sanitation, and the maintenance of equipment. Also assists in the training and development of employees.

Required Qualifications

Knowledge in kitchen and food service operations in areas such as supervision of kitchen staff, schedule production, automated food ordering, food shipping and receiving guidelines, recipe management, preparation, setup, pricing, merchandising, presentation, and maintenance. Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel and public. Ability to handle multiple tasks and serve high volume/quality in a fast paced environment.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of computers including Windows 2000/NT, Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, and automated payroll, and automated food inventory systems.

Pay Band

2

Appointment Type

Regular

Salary Information

$36,400/year

Review Date

August 24, 2022

Additional Information

 

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

 

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.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Deborah Bandy at bdebbie@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

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 of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice our Principles 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 students Experience VT by demonstrating, supporting, and operationalizing our Aspirations 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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