The Chef Mashgich is responsible for the oversight of the day-to-day culinary operation of the Kosher Kitchen. This position will work with the supervising Rabbi/Manager of Kosher Operations, the Ithaca College Religious and Spiritual Life Office and the culinary leadership team to develop recipes and menus including special offerings and events. The Chef Mashgich follow all Kosher requirements and will accurately and efficiently prepare, portion, cook, and present a variety of hot and/or cold food items for various meal periods and will assist in the training of other staff to do the same. The Chef Mashgich is responsible for cooking and preparing food according to recipes and production guidelines while adhering to food safety, food handling and sanitation procedures.
The candidate must be a religiously observant Jew, knowledgeable in the laws of Kashrut with the ability to assist and guide other staff in the proper implementation on Kosher policies and procedures. Previous experience in a culinary team environment in a college/university dining hall, a resturant or other relevent establishment is required. In-depth working knowledge of food preparation procedures and equipment is required. Ability to adhere to food preparation and service standards as set by Ithaca College Dining Services staff is required. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to provide excellent customer service while working effectively and respectfully within a diverse and inclusive environment is required. Attention to detail and problem-solving skills are preferred.
The Chef Mashgich will be required to obtain food safety certification upon hire.
Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.