Chef De Cuisine

Kroger Cincinnati , OH 45201

Posted 2 months ago

Company Name: Kroger Stores

Position Type: Employee

FLSA Status: 4A

Position Summary

Assist the Executive Chef in all "from scratch" food and pastry production for off premise catered events. Maintain the highest professional food quality and sanitation standards through ongoing training and coaching of the culinary team.

Provide feedback in the development of menus, food purchase specifications and recipes. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions

Ensure proper safety and sanitation in kitchen

Ensure proper equipment operation/maintenanceStay current with culinary and catering trends

Assist the Executive Chef to develop recipes, standardize production recipes to ensure consistent quality, establish presentation technique and quality standards

Estimate food consumption and requisition for purchases of food, beverage and paper products

Track and monitor inventory, thus minimizing shrink/wasteTrain and manage kitchen personnel and supervise/coordinate all related culinary activities

Oversee plate up, and other food production at multiple off site venues

Oversee kitchen production ensuring consistent, quality products in a timely manner

Assist the Executive Chef in monitoring food and labor budgets for the department

Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports

Minimum Position Qualifications
2+ years of experience as a sous chef or 4 years of experience as a line cook in a mid to large volume operation

Culinary degree or equivalent experience

Ability to work with various cleaning solutions, safely use sharp tools, and carefully operate slicing equipment

Knowledgeable and current in industry trends

Exceptional knife skills

Valid Drivers License with the ability to travel independently

Ability to create and implement new recipes

Ability to manage in a diverse environment with focus on client and customer services

Proficient in Microsoft OfficePossess and continuously demonstrate strong organizational and communication skills

Ability to understand written and oral direction and ability to communicate the same direction with others

Desired Previous Experience/Education

Any sous chef or line cook for off premise catering operation

ServeSafe certification or equivalent

Education Level: High School Diploma/GED Desired

Required Travel: None

Required Certifications/Licenses: None

Position Type: Full-Time

Regions: Midwest

States: Ohio


Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers.

No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.

Company Overview:
Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.

At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit. We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025. Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

Posting Notes: OH || Cincinnati || 150 Tri County Pkwy || 45246 || Kroger Stores || None || Deli/Bakery || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None

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