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Sous Chef in La Grande, OR at Taher, Inc.

Date Posted: 9/4/2018

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Job Description

Now you can indulge your passion for cooking as well as capitalize on your management and leadership ability!


Taher, Inc. is a contract food service management company providing K-12 school lunch management, campus dining, senior dining, business dining and catering, summer camp dining, and vending and office coffee services to clients in 17 states. We serve over 34 million meals per year, and employ and/or supervise over 2,500 associates.


We are currently seeking an experienced and skilled Sous Chef to join our team in the La Grande School District! You will be responsible for culinary scratch cooking, catering, food production, purchasing, flow of the kitchen, recipe compliance and culinary standards.. 100% of that time is focused on taking care of our customers and delivering fresh food. Additionally, you will be responsible for Profit and Loss management.

This is a M-F position with day hours on a school schedule.

16-18/HR BOE

As our Sous Chef you will hire, train and teach employees -new and existing- specific kitchen procedures and job functions. You will also manage all kitchen staff and assume duties of the Chef-Manager in their absence.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring kitchen opening and closing procedures, food preparation and cleaning schedules are followed
  • Ensuring that all meals are correctly prepared and are within acceptable time limits; verifying that all meals meet quality standards
  • Handling ordering, receiving, storing and inventory control of all perishable products following specific procedures; controlling waste and effectively managing cost and gross profit margins
  • Maintaining a clean, healthy, and safe kitchen environment; establishing monthly food and labor cost goals; conducting cost control analysis
  • Developing standardized recipes, menu revisions, and calculating recipe and menu costs

Our Sous Chef will be in charge of the staff and have 3 years of previous experience in a similar position. Come be a part of our team and enjoy the art and business of cooking! Apply today!

Job Requirements

Additional requirements include:

  • Must have ServSafe certification
  • Must have qualified cooking experience
  • Must have food cost knowledge
  • Ability to function in a fast paced environment
  • Catering experience, a plus 

 

EOE/AA

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