Landover, MD
Mar 07, 2018
Mar 19, 2018
Food Service, Chef
Full Time
Futurecare Capital Region in Landover is looking for an experienced Chef to join their team. Looking for a Chef with a high-energy, winning attitude, and a desire to deliver an exceptional dining experience in a new HealthCare environment with a Restaurant influence. Desired skills: Culinary food preparation, recipe experimentation, full service catering, ability to multitask. Excellent staff management skills. Duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to the following tasks and assignments + Handle and prepare food in a sanitary manner + Prepare food which is palatable and appetizing in appearance + Follow oral and written instructions + Keep your work area clean and sanitize work area after food preparation + Follow written menus and recipes. + Understand and be able to prepare therapeutic diets + Makes appropriate menu substitutions when necessary. + Monitors shortages and excesses of food and supplies; informs immediate supervisor + Be responsible for avoiding food waste + Assume responsibility for meeting meal schedules + Work cooperatively with food service staff and other departments + Qualifications: + High school graduate or equivalent. + 3-5 years experience specializing in production cooking, food presentation, and recipe creation with a focus on quality production, sanitation, and food cost controls. Responsible for receiving and storage of food and no-food products. ServSafe certified and knowledge of HACCP + Previous supervisory experience is preferred. + Sufficient mathematical skills for the conversion of recipe quantities. + Ability to follow verbal and written instruction, particularly recipes. + Basic knowledge to properly utilize and clean production equipment. + Awareness of efficient and appropriate utilization of leftovers. + Knowledge of food service sanitation and proper food handling practices. + Good communication skills. + Ability to provide supervision for a group of employees: dietary aides and porters. + Basic understanding of modified diets. + Knowledge of general sanitation and proper food handling practices. + Ability to provide guidance and direction to new employees. Ability to deal with people in a tactful, diplomatic and respectful manner ID: 2017-8430 Shift: All External Company Name: FutureCare External Company URL: