Hot Food Chef

Employment Type

: Part-Time


: Miscellaneous

Gelsons Markets is recognized as one of the nations premiere supermarket chains, founded in 1951 as an extraordinary grocery shopping experience for discerning consumers. Each location is singularly recognized as the areas best market for superior products and exceptional service. Exceptional customer service skills are important to ensure our ability to fulfill our mission statement: To make shopping anywhere else unacceptable for consumers who value quality products, cleanliness, convenience, and personal service. Gelsons is always looking for friendly, outgoing individuals who enjoy serving the public in a retail setting. Gelsons Markets is well known for our enticing array of freshly prepared hot foods, gourmet salads and salad bar. The Hot Foods Chef plays an important role in promoting a quality image of the company through the department presentation and delivery of an excellent product. The Hot Foods Chef prepares food products according to Gelsons recipes and standards. Following all HAACP program standards is essential in the production of all prepared foods. The Hot Foods Chef is responsible for the safe and timely preparation and presentation of various items including proteins, entrees and side dishes. Preparation may include baking, frying, grilling, roasting or steaming. Hot Foods Chefs additionally are responsible for customer service, dishing, weighing and tagging items. The Hot Foods Chef must also display a clear understanding of all cooking techniques and terminologies, monitor food quality to assure finished items meet Gelsons standards. The ability to interact and communicate effectively with customers and all levels of staff within Gelsons Markets is mandatory. The Hot Foods Chef must possess strong teamwork and interpersonal skills. Strong working knowledge of food service operations is required. Opportunities for growth include, but are not limited to, Assistant Kitchen Manager, Gourmet Salad Chef or Salad Bar. All service deli positions start at part time. Pay rate will be dependent on experience. Physical requirements: Walking, Standing, Bending, Squatting, Climbing and Twisting Hand manipulation required such as; Grasping, Power Grasping, Pushing and Pulling and Fine Manipulation Reaching above and below the shoulder Lifting 10 to 50 lbs. Working near hazardous equipment and machinery (Mixer, slicer, stove & ovens) Exposure to noise (mixer and food processor) Exposure to extremes in temperature (ovens and walk-in freezers)


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