Manages and coordinates activities of food preparation, kitchen, pantry, and storeroom personnel and purchases or requisitions foodstuffs and kitchen supplies in a restaurant, cafeteria, or institution. Confers and cooperates with management personnel in formulating administrative and operational policies and procedures.... [+] More
Manages and coordinates activities of food preparation, kitchen, pantry, and storeroom personnel and purchases or requisitions foodstuffs and kitchen supplies in a restaurant, cafeteria, or institution. Confers and cooperates with management personnel in formulating administrative and operational policies and procedures. Directs and coordinates, through subordinate personnel, activities of operations department to obtain optimum use of equipment, facilities, and personnel. Plans or participates in planning menus, preparing and apportioning foods, and utilizing food surpluses and leftovers.
Specifies number of servings to be made from any vegetable, meat, beverage, and dessert to control portion costs. Manages noncooking personnel, such as Kitchen Helper, to ensure cleanliness of kitchen and equipment. Manages Cook and tastes, smells, and observes food to ensure conformance with recipes and appearance standards. Manages workers engaged in inventory, storage, and distribution of foodstuffs and supplies. Enforces compliance of operations personnel with administrative policies, procedures, safety rules, and governmental regulations. Reviews and analyzes expenditure, financial, and operations reports to determine requirements for food services. Prepares recommendations on findings for management evaluation. Recommends capital expenditures for acquisition of new equipment that would increase efficiency and safety of operations. Purchases or approves requisitions for equipment, materials, and supplies within limits of operations department budget. Recruits, hires, trains staff, evaluates employee performance, and recommends or initiates promotions, transfers, and disciplinary action. May set prices to be charged for food items. May meet with professional staff, customers, or client groups to resolve menu inconsistencies or to plan menus for special occasions. May assist Dietitian to plan, change, test, and standardize recipes to increase number of servings prepared. May negotiate contracts with equipment and materials suppliers. (Source: eDOT Job Description) [-] Less
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