Athletic Performance Sous Chef

Mississippi State University (Aramark)
Starkville, MS

We know that a Chef’s job isn’t only about the food. It takes skills, dedication, patience, and the right opportunities. We’re looking for Sous Chef who can help us deliver the best customer service and food experiences. Reporting to the Performance Chef, you’ll take a hands-on approach in focusing on team development, culinary expertise, safety protocol, and client relations. Our Sous Chef will also play a key role in helping us meet budget requirements and execute department delivered programs. 

Just like you, we’re passionate about everything we do, and we’ll make sure you have the right growth opportunities to reach the peak of your career. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Train and manage kitchen personnel and supervise/coordinate all related culinary activities 

  • Estimate food consumption and requisition or purchase food 

  • Select and develop recipes as well as standardize production recipes to ensure consistent quality 

  • Establish presentation technique and quality standards, and plan and price menus 

  • Ensure proper equipment operation/maintenance and ensure proper safety and sanitation in kitchen 

  • Oversee special catering events and may also offer culinary instruction and/or demonstrates culinary techniques 

 This job profile does not contain a comprehensive listing of all required activities, duties, or responsibilities. Job duties, responsibilities and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.   

Qualifications

  • Requires 2-3 years of experience in a related position  

  • Requires 2-3 years of post-high school education or equivalent experience 

  • Culinary degree preferred 

  • Requires advanced knowledge of the principles and practices within the food profession 

  • Requires experiential knowledge of management of people and/or problems 

  • Requires oral, reading and written communication skills