ABOUT POMONA COLLEGE:Located 35 miles east of Los Angeles, Pomona College sits on a campus designed to recreate the best of the eastern Ivy League universities, while offering the beautiful Southern California lifestyle. As an employee of Pomona College, you will be part of one of the premier liberal arts colleges in the nation, which is comprised of a close-knit and diverse community of accomplished scholars, scientists, entrepreneurs and artists who are passionate about making a difference in the world.
Staff members are a crucial part of the Pomona College community. Daily, staff deeply engage with students, faculty, alumni and community members, adding to the diverse perspectives that make up Pomona College.
POSITION SUMMARY: Pomona College is looking for a Catering Chef Manager to assist in the supervision and management of Catering Services and the Oldenborg dining program, under the direction of the Operations Manager, Dining Services. The Catering Chef Manager executes menu plans and assists with budget plans, personnel plans, customer relations, safety and sanitation, and the maintenance of building and equipment in the dining halls. This position develops and selects recipes to ensure food productions are of the highest standards for quality, taste, creativity, presentation, and variety.
QUALIFICATIONS: AOS or Associate’s degree from an accredited culinary program, hotel/restaurant school or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Must take and successfully pass California ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification within 30 days of hire and successfully recertify every 5 years. Certified nutrition, sanitation, hospitality management, culinary training, and/or bakery training. Eligibility of Certified Chef de Cuisine (C.C.C.) or Certified Sous Chef (C.S.C.) through ACF. A valid driver’s license is essential to drive College-owned vehicles. Must take and successfully pass a functional capacity test after job offer and prior to hire. A minimum of 7 years of demonstrable culinary leadership experience with increasing responsibility and knowledge in the areas of commercial kitchen and food service operations including menu planning and schedule production, automated food ordering, preparation, set-up, pricing, merchandising, presentation, maintenance is required. Knowledge of HACCP and experience at an academic institution is preferred.
REQUIRED HOURS: The regular hours for this full time position are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday. Holiday, weekend and evening work hours will be required. Travel may be required. Regular hours may vary due to needs of the College or division. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule.
POMONA COLLEGE REWARDS: Pomona College offers a wide variety of benefits and perks including health, dental, and vision plan options; paid time off; flexible spending accounts; retirement benefits; tuition assistance; fitness and wellness programs; rideshare incentives; and so much more!