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Culinary Lead

Company name
Banner Health.

Tucson, AZ, United States

Employment Type

Food Services, Hospitality, Chef

Posted on
Jan 08,2020

Valid Through
Apr 22,2020

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Operating a hospital is more than IV bags and trauma rooms. One might be surprised by the number of people \u2013 and the hats they wear \u2013 who work behind the scenes to make sure a hospital runs smoothly and safely for our patients, visitors and staff. Each one plays a critical role and is part of a team to ensure the best care for our patients.
Banner University Medical Center South Campus in Tucson is looking for an experienced Culinary Lead that enjoys working in a large, fast-paced production environment. As a Culinary Lead, you will serve as a central resource to the team, leading by example in providing a quality, customer-focused experience, and handling a variety of tasks, including overseeing daily service standards. You will have the opportunity to work in a tight-knit, family-oriented, and fun department.
This is a full time, varied schedule position. Start time can be as early as 5am and latest end time will be 8pm. Weekend and Holiday availability is required. 
Weekend rotations are required in this role. Enjoy a flat rate $1/hour weekend shift differential and an 18%-night shift differential when applicable.
Your hard work and dedication will reward you with an outstanding benefits package. Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help
About Banner - University Medical Center SouthBanner - University Medical Center South is a comprehensive medical center that includes an Emergency department, a state-designated trauma center and a Behavioral Health Pavilion. We are an Arizona Department of Health Services-accredited Cardiac Receiving Center and a Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders-designated senior-friendly hospital. The hospital is staffed by physicians who are full-time faculty of the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson and is managed by Banner Health under an operating agreement with Pima County. Our specialty services include inpatient and outpatient behavioral health, treatment and education for diabetes, innovative geriatrics care and comprehensive orthopedics. For more information about Tucson, please visit:
About Banner HealthBanner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.
Job SummaryThis position provides leadership of culinary service staff in assigned areas while working as a member of the culinary service team. Assures that all quality, regulatory, menu and customer service standards are continuously met in the course of the groups daily work.
Essential Functions
Independently and effectively leads and oversees daily service while working in various roles in Culinary Services. Uses good judgment to make appropriate decisions regarding daily work and staff needs. Appropriately communicates information to management as needed.
Maintains food handling and sanitation standards to meet licensing agency requirements. Reports potential violations and training needs to management.
Resolves customer problems and supports staff development in customer service skills. Trains others in work processes and the delivery of customer service.
Inventories food and supplies in assigned areas; determines ordering and food production quantities based upon established par levels and special needs. Works within budget and food cost guidelines. Resolves minor issues with vendors.
Prepares all food items as required by production forecasts and recipes.
Performs work in service areas and/or preparation areas at various work stations. Resolves minor problems with patient menus, trays and/or meal service.
Assists with cleaning and sanitation of equipment and work areas as needed. May provide training/direction/coordination of food services for catered events and perform billing reporting.
Participates in department meetings and training sessions.

Minimum QualificationsHigh school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.Must possess the knowledge and abilities in culinary services normally acquired with one or more years of experience in similar food and customer service work. Must have the ability to learn and operate computer software, email, and point of sale systems. Must have excellent communication and customer service skills as well as the ability to use good judgment in resolving problems and handling employee conflicts. Requires previous experience and/or education in a variety of food preparation techniques, and event cooking/meal planning where appropriate. Must be able to inventory food and supplies, count money and perform mathematical calculations and possess the ability to learn food handling regulations and pass certification tests as required. Employees working at Banner Behavioral Health Hospital must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment. Must be able to operate all onsite food service equipment, including stoves, ovens, steam-jacketed kettles, tilt skillet, broiler, steam table, grill, deep fryer, slicer, Buffalo Chopper, mixer, food carts, dish racks, cleaning equipment and hazardous chemicals used in cleaning and sanitation. Office equipment such as computer, phone, fax/copying machine, and retail service equipment such as point of sale registers, beverage and ice cream dispensers, chaffing dishes, serving utensils.Preferred QualificationsPrevious supervisory experience. Additional experience in cooking and customer service. Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

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Culinary Lead
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