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Posted: 11/07/2021

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Job no: 499519
Department: Housing Dining Recreation & Business Services
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Food Services
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title: Chef
Salary/Grade: $45,000 - $55,000
Hours Per Week: 40

Job Summary:
The Chef for Dining Services is a member of the management team. This position is responsible for the development and maintenance of food quality standards within their region of Dining Services units. This is a 12- month salaried position and reports to the Director of Dining. The Chef provides leadership in all culinary skills and possesses the necessary management, writing, training, and interpersonal skills to perform all functions related to the position.

Duties/Physical Demands:

  • Create menus and recipes reflecting and surpassing customer expectations. Adapt to industry trends and changing customer expectations by devising new recipes and enhancing traditional favorites. Develop and maintain recipe file. Instruct and assist staff with production and presentation of prepared foods.
  • Responsible for training, evaluation and necessary discipline of food service staff. Enforces and supports the policies of Miami University and Campus Services. Maintains appropriate documentation.
  • Delegates, plans and manages daily workflow to ensure efficiency of operations.
  • Adjust pricing to reflect changing costs. Maintain appropriate records to provide accurate food and supply expenses. Controls food and supply costs through proper procurement methods. Minimizes waste and maintains efficient use of resources. Provide accurate food and beverage inventory as needed.
  • Demonstration of strong communication by way of conducting meetings, written documentation and discussions with kitchen personnel to ensure timely and accurate exchange of information to maintain effective and efficient operations.
  • Develop food service staff to improve job performance.
  • Maintain sanitation and safety standards throughout the kitchen and related areas. Assign cleaning of work areas and equipment.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Possess a Degree from an accredited culinary institution, or a High School Diploma/GED plus six years of culinary experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Culinary Arts or Hospitality Management degree

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • The Chef for Dining Services must have the ability to teach others, encourage and develop a cooking staff, and refine their skills. This individual must be able to apply his or her knowledge successfully in a university food program setting to create a team environment.


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Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.

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For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 10 Nov 2021 Eastern Standard Time

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