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Chef
Purdue University Northwest
2200 169th St, Hammond, IN 46323, United States
Purdue University Northwest hiring Chef in Hammond, IN

Purdue University Northwest hiring Chef in Hammond, IN

Purdue University NorthwestMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Jan 16, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

1 year


Job Details
Overview of Chef

Our White Lodging School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Purdue University Northwest is seeking a Chef to supervise the daily back of house operations in our university’s foodservice facility. The Chef’s responsibilities include supervising the preparation and cooking of food, maintaining targeted inventory data, guide other kitchen staff, and comply with safety and health regulations. Maximize profitability through menu mix, meal cost, expectations, inventory control, cost control, labor analysis and productivity analysis.  Responsible for overall variety, quality, presentation, and nutritional value of foods, including details related to allergies. 

PNW sits between Chicago’s skyscrapers and Lake Michigan’s sandy shores.  You can have all the perks of a world-class city just a half hour drive away or enjoy the natural beauty of the Indiana Dunes National Park and Lake Michigan just 15 miles away.

Duties and Responsibilities of Chef
  • 50% of duties and responsibilities are dedicated to managing Westville campus food services and 50% as Hammond's campus Kitchen Coordinator 
  • Supervise kitchen employees, train in designated stations, and schedule work shifts 
  • Oversee the food preparation and cooking process 
  • Streamline kitchen processes to maintain standard service times and organize food orders
  • Monitor inventory levels, perform weekly inventory assessments; order materials, supplies, and ingredients based on demand
  • Work to price and change menu items based on sales and expenses
  • Maintain weekly and monthly cost reports
  • Track the uses of products within the kitchen to identify areas of potential waste
  • Work in support with administrative staff and event coordinators on HTM program’s focused events 
  • Must be able to travel to both Hammond and Westville campuses
Experience of Chef
  • 1 year experience with up-to-date culinary trends and optimized kitchen processes
Benefits of Chef
  • Tuition remission at any Purdue campus
  • University contribution of 10% to retirement (3 year waiting period)
  • University contributions to Health Savings Account – Plus a chance to earn more through participating in University Wellness Initiatives
  • Accrue 15 days’ vacation your first year, then 22 days’ vacation your 2nd year plus rollover
  • Employee Wellness Programs
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave after one year of service
  • Free Vision Insurance

For more information on our excellent benefit package, please visit: https://www.pnw.edu/human-resources/benefits/ 

Education of Chef
  • HS Diploma required
  • Graduate from a Culinary Art program or equivalent preferred
FLSA Status

Exempt


Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k, Wellness Program, Tuition Remission, 10 paid Holidays, University contribution of 10% to retirement; Accrue 15 days’ vacation your first year, then 22 days’ vacation your 2nd year plus rollover; Free Vision; Paid Parental Leave

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