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FLOATING CHEF

Hours: Primarily Monday - Friday day shift with nights and weekends as needed.

*Must be willing to travel, will be working in different locations throughout the region

 

This person would be floating primarily to all of our Canteen locations in New Jersey, but also will be required to travel for work in NY, and Pa. The list of cities is below..

 

New Jersey                                                  Pennsylvania                                               New York

Bridgeport                                                   Philadelphia                                                Bronx

Secaucus                                                      Lancaster                                                     Melville

Cherry Hill                                                    Pottsville

Piscataway                                                   Macungie

Newton                                                        Media

Middletown                                                New Holland

Toms River                                                   Sinking Spring

Somerset                                                     Bethlehem

Belvedere                                                    Horsham

Basking Ridge                                             

Sussex

Parsippany

Morristown

 

Growth. Opportunity. Excellence.

Canteen sets the national standard for excellence in automated retail, and EVERY segment of our business is thriving.  We employ the best team in the industry and their dedication, collaboration and passion fuels our growth.  YOU bring the enthusiasm, customer service and commitment; we’ll supply the opportunity and innovation.  TOGETHER we’ll continue to transform the micro-market, dining, coffee and vending industry.

Come grow with us. We are Canteen.

Job Summary

Job Summary: 

Working as the Floating Chef primarily for the New Jersey area with some travel to other states as needed. Job duties include but are not limited to operating or working in various units as Chef / Manager or station cook as designated by Regional Chef as well as assisting with catering functions and or special events. Applicant must have computer skills as they will be utilized as a Webtrition champion / trainer. You will be responsible for overseeing kitchen operations while maintaining a safe and sanitary work environment for the staff. You will prepare or direct the preparation of meals in accordance with corporate programs and guidelines. This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic, entrepreneurial Culinary professional. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plans regular and modified menus according to established guidelines
  • Follows standardized recipes, portioning and presentation standards. Completes and utilizes daily production worksheets and waste log sheets. Tastes completed meals to ensure quality
  • Trains kitchen staff in food preparation, safe handling, operation of equipment, food safety and sanitation based on Company and regulatory standards
  • Establishes and maintains cleaning and maintenance schedules for equipment, storage and work areas. Ensures that kitchen staff follows and completes schedules as assigned
  • Maintains inventory of food and non-food supplies to stay within established guidelines while assuring that necessary product is available when needed
  • Makes all decisions regarding utilization of leftover food products staying within Company guidelines for such products
  • Complies with federal, state and local health and sanitation regulations and department sanitation procedures as evidenced through local health department and third-party audits
  • Visits patients on an assigned nursing unit or area and helps ensure that every patient is visited by a member of the management or professional team at least once during their hospital stay
  • Follows facility, department, and Company safety policies and procedures to include occurrence reporting
  • Participates and attends departmental meetings, staff development, and professional programs, as appropriate

Preferred Qualifications:

  • B.S. Degree in Culinary Arts, Food Services Technology/Management/or related field; or A.O.S. Degree in Culinary Arts or culinary certificate and required experience
  • Minimum of three to five years of progressive culinary/kitchen management experience, depending upon formal degree or training
  • Extensive catering experience a plus
  • High volume, complex foodservice operations experience - highly desirable
  • Institutional and batch cooking experiences
  • Hands-on chef experience a must
  • Comprehensive knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation
  • Must be experienced with computers; to include Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power Point), Outlook, E-mail and the Internet
  • Must be willing to participate in patient satisfaction programs/activities 
  • ServSafe certified - highly desirable

 

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Req ID: 207443 

Canteen  

JOANNA L GAMMON 

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