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Production Chef - Campus Dining

East Haddam, Connecticut
SAGE Dining Services® is seeking a highly qualified production chef with high end catering and large volume production experience in campus dining for an independent boarding school in East Haddam, CT.

Our chefs and culinary teams are talented individuals who know how to prepare a great meal! Menus, written by our chefs and prepared from scratch, reflect local and regional foods, flavors and culinary styles. Our culinary teams' cooking methods, recipe development and expertise make every dining experience truly unique.

To get a glimpse of what a day at a SAGE venue looks like, check out our video: https://vimeo.com/340290507/19b1fa72cf .

This is a management salaried year-round position.

So if you absolutely have a passion for food, want to have a schedule that is more "life friendly" than that of a restaurant, contact us today.  Our best managers are as skilled in front of the house presentation and showmanship as they are in the kitchen.

What you'll get:

  • Competitive salary and benefits.
  • Collaborative environment.
  • Emphasis on training and development.
  • Opportunities for advancement.
  • Mission based company with values you trust.
  • Appreciate community.
  • Tremendous amount of resources and tools at your fingertips.
What you'll do:
  • Produce high quality scratch batch cooking.
  • Manage and train the kitchen team.
  • Demonstrate exemplary customer service skills.
  • Create menus.
  • Implement and maintain HACCP standards.
  • Develop client and customer relationships.
  • Deliver fabulous catering results.
  • Communicate clearly, professionally and effectively.
  • Deliver budgeted financial results.
  • Create a positive team environment.
  • Manage ordering and inventory
What you'll need:
  • Minimum three years culinary experience.
  • Menu planning and high volume production experience.
  • Desire to mentor the team and lift others to continue a culture of extreme ownership.
  • Solid resume and awesome references.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Current ServSafe® certification, as well as local health department certification, where required.
Working for SAGE means being part of a community. You’d work alongside creative, enthusiastic Team Members who share your passion for culinary excellence. You’d also make a difference in an academic community and bring excitement to the dining hall with made-from-scratch, Chef-inspired recipes that delight students, faculty, staff, and parents.

Positions at SAGE provide competitive wages and benefits, with hours that offer a better work-life balance than those at a restaurant. We create careers, not just jobs, with significant opportunity for growth and promotion. Team Members learn SAGE Standards and enhance their skill set through extensive training in food safety, allergen awareness, and preventing eating disorders.

SAGE has enjoyed steady, organic growth for the past 30 years.

This job advertisement should not be misconstrued as an offer of employment or a comprehensive listing of position responsibilities/expectations.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

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