Assistant Culinary Manager
$36,600 - $72,200
Under the direction of the Culinary Manager, the Assistant Culinary Manager (ACM) is responsible for providing operational oversight support to the operations production team in the assigned dining facility. The ACM will assist the Culinary Manager in the planning and execution of all events on and offsite. Provides support in planning and organizing the day-to-day activities. Provides direction to staff regarding culinary work, customer service and maintenance functions in a retail or residential dining facility. Assists in the planning, development, preparation and management of the unit's budget and attends the appropriate budget meetings. The ACM will assist the Culinary Manager in coordinating assigned personnel, student staff, procurement, production, product transport, recipe compliance and documentation, food cost controls, and safety and sanitation for the culinary operations. Responsible for the daily supervision of career, limited and student staff. Participates in hiring, training, performance management, initiating disciplinary actions, and resolving complaints. Implements various creative methods to merchandise food products developed by the Culinary Manager. The ACM models excellent leadership skills and creates a welcoming environment for staff, students and customers. Serves as the team leader in the absence of the General Manager and/or Culinary Manager, assisting with the planning and development of assigned areas and operations. Attends all pertinent meetings related to event planning, staff meetings, etc. Due to the needs of the operation, this position will work a varied schedule (A.M., P.M., weekend shifts, and/or 10-hour shifts).
Skill and ability to work in a safe and responsible manner while not putting self or others at risk.
Skill in identifying and understanding the customer's perspective and maintaining a commitment to excellence in customer service.
Basic mathematical and cash control skills to accurately complete drawer counts and prepare deposits.
Skill and ability in planning, organizing, and coordinating the work of a diverse culinary staff to accomplish daily operational goals in multiple locations in a timely manner.
Working skills to provide effective interpersonal and work supervision guidance to other personnel and work effectively with partners on joint projects.
Working knowledge with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
Demonstrated skill with inventory control functions, including physical inventory counts, receiving and materials storage. Skill in analyzing inventory data. Skill in identifying discrepancies between the physical inventory counts and the recorded inventory counts.
Working knowledge in food service and sanitation regulations.
Working verbal and written communication skills in the English language, including active listening, dynamic flexibility, critical thinking, and ability to multi-task and ensure productive time management.
Ability to supervise food production staff in the basic principles of food preparation and handling, including standardized recipes, batch cooking and proper temperature for storage and service.
Working knowledge to make appropriate decisions, reasoning skills, ability to develop original ideas to solve problems, and conduct basic operations analysis and quality control analysis.
Ability to comply with applicable policies, procedures and regulations, use personal safety gear, observe warning signs, learn about potential hazards, and report unsafe conditions.
Intermediate computer application skills to include food service applications such as point of sale and inventory control software.
Skill in communicating orally and in writing in Spanish.
Working knowledge with Food Pro Menu Management Systems.
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities'air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
- Washington Monthly (August 2016) ranked UC Riverside 12th in the nation in its annual University and College Survey. \
- Education Trust placed UC Riverside 9th in the nation for closing the graduation gap between black and white students by 1.7 percentage points.
- In QS World University Rankings 2016/2017, UC Riverside's Department of Philosophy is #1 in the world for the frequency with which published papers are cited by other philosophers.
- U.S. News and World Report Survey (September 2016) ranked UC Riverside 118th overall; earns "Great Schools, Great Prices."
- Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2016) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 to 200 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."
- U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools (2016) including:
- Graduate School of Education - 62nd among ranked schools
- Bourns College of Engineering - 71st among ranked schools
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