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Pantry Chef

Pantry Chef

Job Description

Guckenheimer, is a national foodservice management company that pioneered restaurant style, healthful dining in the workplace.

Founded in the San Francisco Bay Area by two healthcare professionals, Guckenheimer is an onsite specialty foodservice company dedicated to the philosophy that health and productivity at work is achieved through exceptional food and dining experiences. With accounts across 31 states, Guckenheimer features evolved employee health and wellness programs led by registered dietitians, customized menu creations and fresh meals-from-scratch prepared with sustainable and organic ingredients, locally sourced when available.

With new growth in the area, we have incredible employment opportunities for:
Pantry Chef
Reports to: Food Service Manager, General Manager
FLSA Status: Nonexempt

Position Summary:

Produce cold foods that are visually appealing and good tasting to Guckenheimer standards
Prepare, season, and cook meats, salads, cold catering or other foodstuffs as required.
  • Culinary School or Hospitality certification or work equivalent.
  • 2 years providing excellent one on one customer service.
  • Must be able to communicate with others to convey information effectively.
  • Must be able to communicate in English with customers.
  • 3 years food preparation experience.
Position Responsibilities:
  • Maintain HACCP program requirements
  • Prepare and supervise production of cold foods for the Health Bar, Sandwich Station, Specialty Salads, Grab and Go and catering as required.
  • Season and cook food according to recipes and experience.
  • Observe and test foods to determine if they have been cooked properly.  Adjust seasoning to customer tastes.
  • Use ingredients according to recipes, using various kitchen utensils and equipment.
  • Portion, arrange, and garnish food, and serve food to patrons.
  • Substitute for or assist other cooks during emergencies or rush periods.
  • Complete produce inventory and orders.
  • Organize product and utilize ingredients to minimize waste.
  • Must follow all safety rules and actively prevent accidents.
  • Commitment to the service values and ethics of the client company.
  • Must comply with all ServSafe and HACCP programs and principles.
  •  Use of food cost control methods.
Essential Skills and Experience:
  • Must be able to correctly and safely use standards kitchen equipment. Chefs' knives; Convection ovens; Rotating rack ovens; Meat and cheese slicing machines, steamers, mandolins, grills, deep fryers, and broilers.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for food preparation.
  • Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  • Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations
Nonessential Skills:
  • Assisting with food preparation and service in other areas of the kitchen.
  • Preparation of catered food
  • Commitment to scratch cooking and healthful foods.
  • Current ServSafe certification
  • Identify new recipes for use.
Reporting to this position: Supervises other employees assigned to prepare cold food items.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:  
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 25 #.  Employee must be able to work on their feet 7.5 hour per day excluding breaks.
  • Employee has to work under pressure and time deadlines during peak periods.

Guckenheimer embraces equal opportunity employment

Job Requirements


Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Restaurant - Food Service, Hospitality - Hotel, Retail
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID US-A4F13187D6
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Pantry Chef

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