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Experienced Cook needed for High Volume Corporate Catering Team in our Production Kitchen. Good Hours,& Good Working Environment! The Gourmet Gang is an Upscale Corporate Caterer with 5 Upscale Bistros. We have been in business for 15 years and have impeccable reputation for quality and great customer service. Job requirements:Excellent work history;Capable of working under pressure; Team Player; Experience with Bulk Prep.
This position is Virginia Beach, Virginia. Company revenue 4 Million. Operation Focus is Monday - Friday with Occasional Weekend Events. We are a Growing Luncheon Delivery Concept with heavy focus on Corporate Catering. Airline and Specialty Event Catering divisions also exist and are thriving. Company in business for 14 years. Privately owned. 60 plus part time employees kitchen staff of 20 with varied experience and background.
The successful candidate will develop creative menus, catering packages, and quality assurance programs within the company. Will develop menu specifications and prepare items in accordance to Company specifications. Manages presentation of menu items to assure maximum appeal to customers. Maintain shared financial responsibility for the menu mix, food and labor cost with General Manager. Assist Catering Director in developing catering function standards. Supervises, schedules, trains, develops and interviews kitchen staff. Must be an effective trainer in all culinary methods and able to advance collegues skill level. Actively participates in event and non-event operations to assure quality and consistency in a high-volume operation as well as maintains sanitation standards of all arena kitchens.
Qualified associates must have experience in high volume fine dining and banquets; a thorough knowledge of bulk food preparation and a high level of creativity. Must have a minimum 10 years culinary experience, knowledge of sanitation procedures and the ability to develop recipes and specialty items. Experience in a high volume, multi-outlet environment is preferred. Strong supervisory, P&L and catering experience required. Must have strong organizational, communication and PC skills. Graduate from accredited culinary school is required.