Kitchen Training Supervisor

San Francisco, Full-time

This position has been filled.

  • Reports to: Store Manager
  • Supervises: N/A
  • Status / Level: Non-Exempt
  • Purpose: The Kitchen Training Supervisor provides instruction and support to entry level trainees in a working restaurant kitchen.
  • Starts: Immediately
Duties and Responsibilities Training Functions
  • Provide training on basic food sanitation and storage
  • Ensure SafeServ preparation techniques are utilized
  • Train on waste and cost control best practices
  • Measuring and scaling recipes to ensure accepted practices are followed
  • Ensure proper use of kitchen tools, especially knife skills
  • Develop basic cooking science procedures; working with yeasted doughs, deglazing, etc.
  • Maintain consistency and quality control practices
  • Interpersonal skills and good work habits
Supervisory Functions
  • Develop teaching aids, such as visual recipe cards
  • Supervise trainees work habits and provide instruction
  • Work collaboratively with manager, head baker and non-profit social services staff to ensure successful training and employment experiences
  • Evaluate and assess trainee skills, provide written reports as needed
  • Help develop and maintain a teaching curriculum
  • Assist in the development of new recipes
  • Work with manager to efficiently manage kitchen
  • Assist in production to ensure restaurant, catering and wholesale orders are met
Other duties as required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Education and Work Experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent with some college or technical school coursework preferred
  • Minimum of three (3) years of job-related experience working in a kitchen as a trainer
Knowledge and Skills
  • At least 2 years experience in a kitchen management position, or related position required
  • Knowledge of food preparation and overall structure and work flow of a restaurant kitchen
  • Thorough knowledge of safety guidelines, supplies and equipment
  • Desire to be part of a non-profit organization combating homelessness through job training
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of skills levels and backgrounds
  • Safeserv instructor preferred
  • Experience working with the disabled and/or skill using American Sign Language (ASL) is a definite plus.
Organizational (all staff)
  • Participate in staff meetings, trainings and retreats as required
  • Comply with current agency performance standards
  • Report changes in criminal or employment status on a timely basis
  • Represent the organization to visitors and the community as needed
  • Maintain a professional attitude, working cooperatively with other staff, clients and members of the community
  • Maintain confidentiality of client/staff information as required by law and agency policy
  • Treat clients and co-workers with dignity and respect
Compensation and Benefits: Compensation and Benefits
  • Depends on experience