Essential Job Duties
  • Create and modify menus based on current food stock
  • Work with the Assistant Dir of Operations to estimate food requirements and food cost. Responsible for picking up orders when necessary.
  • Develop and utilize recipes
  • Supervise all kitchen staff which includes scheduling, training, coaching and developing.
  • Assist kitchen staff with food prep for meals
  • Responsible for inventory control and reporting
  • Verifies that kitchen staff is logging temperatures each day and following basic food safety rules
  • Maintains high safety and sanitation standard
  • Establishes controls to minimize waste and control theft
  • Establishes and maintains regular cleaning and maintenance schedule for kitchen area
  • Will be the point of contact for all volunteers making sure they are confirmed for their time/date slot, and to verify what Shelterhouse needs to prepare ahead of time.
  • Will create relationships with various vendors in the community to help increase our donations, as well as, ensure we are getting the best price on product.

Qualifications & Requirements
  • Minimum of 3-5 years as an Executive Chef
  • Must have experience working in a restaurant or fine dining. 
  • Must have experience with scratch cooking
  • Degree in Culinary Arts from an accredited college or culinary institute

Skills & Abilities
  • Ability to spot and resolve problems efficiently
  • Capable of delegating multiple tasks
  • Communication and leadership skills
  • Keeps up with cooking trends and best practices
  • Working knowledge of various computer software programs

Supervisory Responsibilities
Responsible for supervising staff of 3-6 employees. These duties include hiring, training, disciplining, developing and terminating staff members.

Physical Requirements (% of time spent performing requirements)
  • Time spent walking/standing- 90%
  • Time spent sitting- 10%
  • Time spent lifting items- 80%
  • Time spent working on a computer- 20%
          Must be able to lift 50 lbs

This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. But, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.

EEOC Statement
It is the policy of Shelterhouse to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap or veteran status or status within any other protected group.
Shelterhouse is an AA/EOE/Vets/Disabled

This is a management position
This is a full time position

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