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Culinary Supervisor

posted December 26, 2018

Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh International Airport
Pittsburgh, PA
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About This Job

What you will be doing

The Culinary Supervisor will ensure proper service from the front line, banquet, and pantry cooks. Also, responsible for training of cooks and to ensure proper sanitation levels.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

This description is a summary of primary responsibilities and qualifications. The job description is not intended to include all duties or qualifications that may be required now or in the future. The Hotel operates 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, so operational demands require variations in shift days, starting times, and hours worked in a week.

  • Supervise the cooks and cold pantry’s food production; check all items against the recipe cards, verify that use records are followed for all items served and that food is presented in an efficient, quality manner.
  • Monitor the line set up prior to all meal functions to ensure maximum efficiency during meal periods.
  • To assist in cross-training employees and train new employees in their positions on the service line.
  • To assist the Sous Chef in maintaining standards of quality and appearance on the front line.
  • Prepares daily preparation lists for production.
  • Prepares all broiled and sautéed food items according to standard recipes and as specified on guest check, to ensure consistency of product; requires transportation of heavy food products.
  • Visually inspects, selects, and uses only food items of the highest standard in the preparation of all menu items.
  • Checks and controls the proper storage of product, checking on portion control, especially in specific cuts of meat, to maintain quality product.
  • Keeps all refrigeration, equipment, and storage and working areas in clean, working condition in order to comply with health department regulations.
  • Maintain all logs, cooling, heating, and temperature.
  • Adheres to all company policies and procedures.
  • Perform any related duties as requested by management.
  • Assists other Kitchen Personnel when need.

The ideal candidate for this position

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • One year preferred in a supervisory role in a kitchen environment.
  • Must have basic knowledge of food and beverage preparations, service standards, guest relations and etiquette.
  • Good working knowledge of the fundamentals of broiler cooking.
  • Good working knowledge of the fundamentals of sauté cooking.
  • Good working knowledge of accepted standards of sanitation.
  • Knowledge of operating all kitchen equipment, i.e., stoves, ovens, broilers, slicers, steamers, kettles, etc.
  • Basic mathematical skills necessary to understand recipes, measurements, requisition amounts and portion sizes.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry, or otherwise, move or push goods on a hand cart/truck weighing a maximum of 100 lbs.
  • Sufficient manual dexterity of hand in order to use all kitchen equipment, i.e., knives, spoons, spatulas, tongs, slicers, etc.
  • Ability to perform duties within extreme temperature ranges and confined spaces.
  • Frequent twisting, bending, stooping, reaching, standing, walking, talking, hearing, seeing and smiling.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with kitchen staff and management.
  • Ability to lifting food cases and equipment weighing up to 70 pounds, pushing and pulling up to 150 pounds, throughout an eight-hour shift.
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About This Employer

Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh International Airport

1111 Airport Boulevard
PO Box 12420
Pittsburgh, PA 15231

(724) 899-1234

336 Room Hotel

www.hyatt.com

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