Company Name: Kroger Stores
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: 4A
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
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.
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