Supervisor - Canyon Park Cafe

May 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Supervisor - Canyon Park Cafe

Job Posting Number: JPP15917

Department: 2JG-Culinary Arts

Job Open Date: 05/09/2017

Screening Date:

Job Close Date: 5/19/2017

Open Until Filled: No

Job Grade: 08

Pay Range: $10.54 to $13.17 per hour

Position Number: G97985

Benefits: N/a

Job Category: Staff

Job Type: Part-time

Special Instructions to Applicants
Under “Reference Letter” please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

Summary of Duties
Responsible for preparing any and all foods necessary for the Canyon Park Cafe Kitchen operation and overseeing execution of events. Must be hands on and oversee the students who are reporting to him/her or the Cafe Manager. Works closely with the Cafe Manager, Department Chair and other staff and chef-instructors in monitoring quality and consistency among all food related items.
Responsible for the following duties: Leading a simple production team on a consistent basis. A simple production team for this purpose could be working on hot foods, cold foods and/or catering events.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline plus two years of staff level experience in Summary of Duties or equivalent education and experience totaling six years.

Preferred Qualifications
Two or more years of prior culinary experience as a line cook in a quality and/or high volume establishments.
Culinary degree preferred.

Knowledge of proper culinary methods, techniques and standards.

Understanding of proper food handling and sanitation procedures.

Knowledge of proper table service procedures in a banquet facility or fine dining establishment.

Excellent knife skills.

Excellent cooking skills.

Excellent attention to detail and ability to perform multiple tasks at once.

Skills in setting up and participating in both buffet and plate-out events.

Skills in breakdown of leftover items and cleaning of kitchen at end of the shift/event.

Skills in cafe production in the absence of cafe cooks or manager.

Skills in running a cash register and count back changed properly.

Ability to operate independently with minimal direct supervision.

Ability to use various pieces of kitchen equipment.

Ability to identify and differentiate food items.

Ability to withstand extreme temperatures within the kitchen working environment, ranging from 0 to 100 degrees.

Ability to visually inspect, taste and smell product to ensure freshness, quality and doneness.

Ability to communicate effectively with associates, management, clients and vendors if necessary.

Ability to work flexible schedule in order to accommodate business levels and events.

Ability to assist in the continuous training of culinary students working in the cafe.

Ability to assist in the ordering of product if necessary.

Ability to work with and interact with Current CAI student body.

Ability to work in a team environment.

Must be able to properly lift 50-75 pounds.

Must be able to work evening and weekends.

Ability to independently lead a team and complete production meeting cafe standards.

Ability to complete incident/accident reports in absence of manager.

Must be able to set up a station, cook food products to order, prepare sandwiches, hot foods and salads as needed, and maintain all safety and sanitation procedures as required.

Working Conditions
Kitchen environment with standing, exposure to heat, cold, different temperatures up to 100 degrees. Standing for extended period of time.

Must be able to lift heavy items up to 50-75 lbs. properly

Up to 28 hours per week.

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Utah Valley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/ Disabled/Equal Access Employer. Utah Valley University is committed to an inclusive hiring process and the welcoming of diverse candidates.


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