Kitchen Supervisor

Department: Culinary

Reports to: Executive Chef

Status: Non-Exempt

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Job Summary:

The Kitchen Supervisor will be responsible supervising the day to day operations of the kitchen at the Epicurean Hotel as set forth by the Executive Chef and the Chef de Cuisine.

Essential Functions

Assist in the day to day managing of the kitchen staff and operations as set forth by the Chef de Cuisine and the Executive Chef
Assist in the scheduling of kitchen staff
Basic vegetable prep to include peeling, slicing, dicing, and portioning
Basic and advanced sauce prep to include stocks, salad dressings, vinaigrettes, emulsifications
Butchering – processing whole poultry, fish, and primal cuts of larger animals
General cleaning to include equipment, floors, walls, coolers, and freezers
Dishwashing – all kitchen team members wash dishes
Line cooking – working with other cooks under the supervision of the chef
Plating dishes – presenting food for guests to the chef’s specifications
Expediting – assisting chefs in directing the flow of service from the kitchen to the dining room
Demonstration cooking – assisting chefs and guest chefs with presentations
Assist with banquet plate ups, presenting food for guests to the chef’s specifications
Ability to understand and communicate kitchen orders
Ability to work efficiently and effectively
Ability to perform all functions in the kitchen and assist where needed
Ability to work under pressure
Ability to work long hours standing over hot stoves and grills
Ability to work as a team in a stressful, fast-paced environment
Knowledge of different cooking recipes and all kitchen equipment
Able to make great quality food
Follow Servsafe sanitary compliance throughout every area working in the kitchen
Follow all safety procedures to include knife safety
Restock clean dishes, flatware, and all cooking equipment to the appropriate storage areas
Maintain the kitchen work area in an orderly and clean condition
Follow proper hand washing procedures
Stock supplies for the kitchen in specified locations and maintain area in order
Sort and remove trash and clean the garbage cans / whales daily
Maintain trash area and place in proper area for pickup
Assist with loading and unloading of food deliveries and supplies
Maintain a professional presentable uniform and personal grooming
Able to effectively communicate with the team on a daily basis
Maintain a sense of ownership for the hotel / restaurant
Other duties as assigned.

Qualification Standards

Education & Experience

High school diploma or equivalent or higher
Minimum of 2 years’ experience in restaurant. Prior supervision of staff preferred.
Excellent customer service skills
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

Physical Demands

Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time
Ability to communicate clearly
Corrected vision to normal range
Ability to use knives and kitchen machinery safely and effectively
Ability to lift 50 lbs.
Ability to work long hours as needed

Mental Demands

Make sound judgments quickly
Ability to work with others in a high demand kitchen
Ability to communicate and receive constructive feedback and instruction
Work on multiple tasks, making appropriate progress towards deadlines
Able to work independently, take direction, and provide direction to others
Manage differing personalities within the kitchen, the hotel, and the community
Maintain the highest degree of confidentiality
Ability to work effectively in stressful, high pressure situations
Ability to effectively handle challenges in the workplace, including anticipating, preventing, identifying, and solving problems as necessary

Career Information

Date Posted:
November 14, 2022

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