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Culinary Manager, The Barn

Company: University of California- Riverside
Location: Riverside
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 24938272 Full Time Varies $44,300 - $80,900
Position Information
UC Riverside's Housing, Dining, and Hospitality Services is currently recruiting for the Culinary Manager for The Barn. Housing, Dining, and Hospitality Services supports the global campus community by nourishing and delighting our student guests, faculty and staff with outstanding cuisine, cutting-edge menus and delivering exceptional customer service. The selected candidate will work daily with a team of committed professionals focused on 'above the line' accountability and results! We are looking for accomplished professionals interested in continuing our cultivation of the latest trends in collegiate retail and residential services, promoting and shaping sound sustainable business practices. This is a critical position as we look to re-build and re-open all of our dining locations following the pandemic. The Culinary Manager for The Barn is responsible for providing operational oversight to the production team in the new Barn. The Culinary Manager plans, organizes, and directs the day-to-day activities, which may include culinary work, customer service, and maintenance functions in a retail dining facility, and participates in the planning, development, preparation, and management of the unit's budget. The Culinary Manager coordinates assigned personnel, student staff, procurement, menu development, production, product transport, recipe compliance and documentation, food cost controls, and safety and sanitation for culinary operations. The Culinary Manager will supervise and direct the activities of career, limited and student staff including hiring, training, supervising, evaluating performance, initiating disciplinary actions, and resolving complaints. The Culinary Manager models excellent leadership skills and creates a welcoming environment for staff, students and all customers. *Please note that a cooking assessment will be required as part of the selection process.* As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.
Education Requirements
Degree Requirement High school diploma or equivalent certification/experience. Required Bachelors degree in Culinary Arts or Hospitality. Preferred
License Requirement Valid driver's license and clean driving record. Required
Certification Requirement ServSafe Certification or equivalent certification. Preferred
Condition Requirement Hired candidate must successfully complete and obtain the ServSafe Certification with a minimum score of 75 within the first six (6) months of employment. Required
Experience Requirement 6 - 10 years of related experience. Required Supervisory experience, preferably in food service industry. Preferred Food service experience in a higher education environment. Preferred Experience in a food service/hospitality environment with a focus on customer service and food quality. Required Experience with personnel management to include hiring, training, and evaluating, as well as prioritizing workloads to meet required deadlines and departmental objectives. Required Experience working with collective bargaining agreements and union represented employees. Preferred

Special Conditions
Special Condition Requirement Hired candidate must successfully pass a background check through the DOJ and FBI. Required Must wear University issued uniform and ID badge. Required Must be flexible to work variable shifts, special events or at any UCR Dining Services facility, as needed. Required Must maintain compliance with California Health and Safety Codes. Required Must possess or obtain a Valid CA Driver License in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles. Required Valid Drivers License Required Public Driving Record Required Shift Work (hours outside standard Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM work hours) Required

Minimum Requirements
Knowledge of current food trends, skill with food preparation in large multi-unit operations.
Solid verbal and written communication in the English language, including active listening, dynamic flexibility, and critical thinking, and ability to multi-task and ensure effective time management.
Mathematical and cash control skills to accurately complete drawer counts and prepare deposits.
Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate the work of a diverse staff to accomplish daily goals across multiple locations, with a focus on food quality and excellent customer service.
Solid and effective interpersonal and work supervision skills to provide guidance to other personnel and work effectively with partners on joint projects.
Solid decision making and reasoning skills, and ability to develop original ideas to solve problems, and perform operations analysis and quality control analysis.
Ability to to create financial and budget reports, as well as knowledge of online purchasing systems, timekeeping systems, and menu management systems.
Solid knowledge of a customer service oriented environment responding to and meeting/exceeding the needs of the customer; skill in identifying the customer's perspective and maintaining a commitment to excellence in customer service.
Knowledge of inventory control functions, including physical inventory counts, receiving, storage of materials, analyzing inventory data, identifying discrepancies, and cost control and expense analysis.
Strong computer applications skills to include food service applications such as point of sale and inventory control software.
Solid knowledge in food service and sanitation regulations.
Knowledge of Production Management principles, food production, and safety.
Demonstrated knowledge of a supervisory role responsible for hiring, training, evaluating, directing, disciplining and complaint resolution and skill in using professional judgment in addressing issues.

Preferred Qualifications
Demonstrated knowledge with personnel management in a collective bargaining unit.

Knowledge of UCR Dining Services specific menu management systems, food service software, timekeeping systems and scheduling software, such as FoodPro, Schedule Source and Kronos.

Additional Information
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview
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