SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:
General knowledge of Food Safety Guidelines and health codes
Knowledge of the rules and uses of numbers in mathematics. Areas of knowledge include arithmetic, algebra, geometry and statistics.
A wide variety of kitchen equipment.
Deal with external customers such as food suppliers.
Assure that all details of the job are performed and their work is accurate.
Be constantly aware of changing events, such as staff or supply shortages.
Read and understand written information
Be exact in their work. Errors could cause safety hazards for themselves and other workers.
Identify problems and review information.
Be constantly aware of frequently changing events in cooking processes.
Maintain high level of concentration.
Multi-task, work under pressure in meeting urgent deadlines.
Work closely with kitchen staff, but also spend time alone cooking.
Supervise, coach, mentor and train employees.
Have a good sense of taste and smell.
Work a flexible schedule including early mornings, days, evenings, overnight, weekends, holidays, extended (long) work days and extended numbers of days
Must be able to stand for extended periods of time.
Must be able to make fast, simple, repeated movements of fingers, hands and wrists.
Ability to bend, stretch, twist or reach out with the body, arms and/or legs.
Must be able to lift, push, pull or carry heavy objects of at least 50 lbs.
Minimum of 2 years experience in culinary training-including menu planning, food preparation, and selection and storage of food.
Experience working as an Executive Chef or Sous Chef in a Fine Dining Restaurant or similar facility.
Education / Training:
High school diploma or equivalent GED
Must have training from a professional technical school, two or four year college, or special culinary school.
Must have completed formal training and complete on-the-job training.
Licenses or Certificates:
Possession of, or ability to obtain a current CPR certificate
Possession of, or ability to obtain a valid driver’s license
SPECTRA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT EMPLOYER.