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Lead Chef

REPORTS TO Delicatessen Manager


Store Name: Harmons Orem

Store Location: 870 East 800 North Orem, Utah 84097 801-225-1770

Wage Rate: $16.21-$18.42 DOE

Minimum Age: 18

Availability Needed: Mornings, Afternoons

Employment Status: Fulltime-Regular 37-40 hrs

GENERAL PURPOSE

The purpose of this position is to maintain quality standards and product levels of all chef-prepared products in the delicatessen, in addition to educating and training other chefs and prep cooks.  This person will be preparing and packaging salads, entrees, soups and hot case items, receiving and stocking product, determining production and inventory levels and providing exceptional customer service.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Follows established departmental and store policies and procedures
  • Ensures the quality and freshness of all products and services the delicatessen provides
  • Responsible for maintaining the appropriate product assortment and inventory levels for the delicatessen
  • Confirms pricing accuracy and signage for all products, paying particular attention to ad items
  • Ensures the delicatessen is cleaned and sanitized daily and meets the company standards for appearance
  • Delivers excellent customer service to all customers
  • Prepares all chef-prepared items in the delicatessen including salads, entrees, soups, hot case items, etc. following Harmons recipes
  • Prepares food for special orders and events
  • Receiving and stocking of product
  • Trains chefs and prep cooks
  • Writing production sheets based on department needs and past and projected sales
  • Responsible for inventory and ordering product for the delicatessen
  • Provides honest, direct and constant feedback to associates regarding their performance and areas of improvement
  • Assists as needed to ensure the success of the delicatessen as a whole

MARGINAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

NATURE OF WORK CONTACTS

  • Consistent and daily interaction with store associates
  • Consistent and daily interaction with customers

TRAINING & QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

A high school diploma or GED preferred; 2 year college or technical school degree preferred; 1 year of delicatessen experience preferred; or any combination of education, experience, and training which provides the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Current Food Handler’s Permit
  • Must enjoy working with and handling delicatessen products
  • Should have a passion for preparing, cooking and eating food particularly delicatessen items
  • Ability to use good judgment and to make decisions quickly and independently
  • Have a wide range of knowledge in food, ingredients, knife skills and cooking techniques
  • Ability to read and follow a recipe
  • Basic math skills used to double or half a recipe
  • Ability to interpret policies and procedures
  • Excellent organization and planning skills
  • Must possess solid communication skills, including verbal and listening skills in order to effectively and efficiently communicate with customers and fellow associates
  • Ability to professionally and appropriately handle conflict
  • Must possess the ability to accept constructive review and be accountable for one’s own success as well as the success of your team
  • Required to make logical, significant decisions using general, recognized skills and techniques
  • Must possess integrity, a positive attitude, be mission-driven, and be self-directed with a demonstrated passion for Harmons’ mission and commitment to working collaboratively
  • Continually strives to be product minded, customer minded, personnel minded, detailed, forward focused and consistent
  • Ability to work weekends, evenings and holidays

PHYSICAL/SENSORY DEMANDS:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work is generally performed in a safe and comfortable store environment with the possibility of frequent exposure to hot, cold and wet conditions. While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to grasp, push, pull, carry, stoop, twist, crouch, and reach; perform tasks requiring repetitive motion and eye, hand and foot coordination; hear and respond to customer inquiries.  Also requires standing, walking and bending throughout the entire work day and the ability to maneuver heavy objects weighing up to 50 pounds from location to location.

 

HARMONS IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER (M/F/D/V)

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