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Chef, Culinary Services


Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Job Location

1 Bungtown Rd
Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA, NY 11724
United States

Job Description

Position Description
The Culinary Services department at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is seeking a Chef to execute the planning and cooking responsibilities to support the general dining, Meetings & Courses, and Event needs.

Position Responsibilities
Coordinate cook staff to ensure all staff has daily instructions
Stand in for the Kitchen Manager during absence
Provide job performance feedback on cook staff to the kitchen manager
Assist in purchasing, production, and labor scheduling.
Contribute to menu development for all locations
Contribute to maintaining recipes computer database. Ensure that menu recipes and procedures are followed.
Oversee all perishable food purchasing, storage, and product rotation to insure freshness
Contribute to planning, directing, and executing general dining, meetings, courses, Genome center, Hillside Café, and events services.
Provides support to the Manager by ensuring that the administrative and operational policies and procedures of the department and the Laboratory are followed.
Interact in a courteous manner with clientele, fellow employees, and other supervisors
Perform and oversee secure close up of work area/facility at the end of a shift/workday
Position Requirements
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Services and two years of culinary school.
EXPERIENCE: Ten years cooking experience in restaurant, catering facility and/or hotel.

Principles and practice of supervision.
Work scheduling.
Menu planning and development.
Hot food usage, preparation, cooking and storage.
Proper sanitation procedures.
Ability to troubleshoot kitchen equipment and perform minor repairs.
Organization skills.
Diplomacy and tact.
Telephone etiquette.
OTHER: Ability to speak and understand the Spanish language is helpful. Ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays as required. Current Nassau County sanitation class documentation.
Supplemental Information
Compensation and Benefits:
Our employees are compensated in many ways for their contributions to our mission, including competitive pay, exceptional health benefits, retirement plans, time off, a range of recognition, wellness programs and access to an affordable and licensed on-site childcare center. Visit our CSHL Benefits site to learn more.

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned research and education institution recognized internationally for its excellence in fundamental areas, such as cancer, neuroscience, plant biology, genomics, and quantitative biology. The Laboratory has long been recognized as a place for nurturing young scientists, with post-doctoral researchers being an integral part of the discovery process. The Laboratory offers a warm, collegial, and collaborative work environment in a beautiful location about one hour from New York City.
You are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition to your employment at the Laboratory. You will be required to provide proof of your vaccination on your first day of employment. For those individuals, who are unable to receive a vaccine due to access issues, they will be expected to receive the vaccine upon arrival in New York.
CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. VEVRAA Federal Contractor

How to Apply

How to Apply:
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