Silver Bay Seafoods

  • Chef

    Category
    Galley
    Type
    Seasonal Non-Exempt
  • Overview

    The Kitchen Chef will plan, direct, participate and supervise food service activities at the galley. This includes preparation and delivery of four daily meals for all employees. Meals are served buffet style. The Kitchen Chef will plan and develop recipes taking into account and food budget requirements while maintaining overall food quality & consistency.

    The plant operates 24 hours/day 7 days a week during the processing season. This position requires being actively involved in food preparation while directing the activities of a prep cook and kitchen helpers. The Chef will oversee overall kitchen organization, sanitation and safety. The Kitchen Chef sets an example for the department staff in work ethic, safety protocol, and attitude.

    Responsibilities

    • Oversee calculating food costs and staff requirements
    • Supervise cooking activities of line cooks
    • Ensure kitchen staff follows food recipes and portion servings
    • Manage inventory levels of food supplies, determine amounts of required supplies, and supervise storage and use of leftover uncooked products
    • Oversee the proper rotation of food to ensure quality and freshness
    • Conduct on-going inspection of kitchen equipment and oversee proper use of major kitchen equipment to and ensure employees follow industry safety and sanitation requirements
    • Negotiate cost of supplies, equipment purchases, repairs and maintenance with vendors
    • Manage kitchen staff by recruiting, selecting, hiring, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, supervising, evaluating and carrying out disciplinary action as necessary in accordance with SBS policies and applicable laws.
    • Maintain a clean and safe environment by adhering to all federal, state and local sanitation and safety requirements; instructing staff in proper food preparation, food storage, use of kitchen equipment and utensils, sanitation and safety issues; ensuring clean and orderly refrigerators and kitchen area.

    Qualifications

    Capabilities:

    Capable to perform this job successfully, with the help of his team or individually and must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

     

    Education:

    One year certificate from college or other school; or at least three years related experience or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

     

     

    Special Training/Skills:

    Ability to read, write English, understands instructions, correspondence and memos for effective communication. Ability to effectively present and discuss information, reports during managers meeting. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measures, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Employee should be organizational, team builder with interpersonal skills. Should have knowledge of email, spreadsheet software and word processing software.

     

     

    Physical Demands:

    Employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. Employee is frequently required to climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

     

    Mental Activities:

    Excellent in working as a team with good work ethics, good decision-making skills and is occasionally required to use interpersonal skills, mentoring, problem analysis, training and supervision skills. Able to multitask in a very stressful and fast pace work environment. Pay attention to details and have a high level of accuracy, be flexible and stress resistant.  The employee will occasionally be required to exercise independent judgment, and use discretion.

     

     

     

    Silver Bay Seafoods is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or age.

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