Culinary Production Supervisor

The JDK Group Camp Hill, PA
  • Depends on experience
  • Part Time
  • Employer Very Likely to Respond

The JDK Group, an international award winning catering company is seeking talented and passionate individuals for our culinary team! This is an exciting opportunity that will allow you to work with local fresh ingredients, experiment with the newest food trends, cook items from scratch, work on-site events locally and nationally, as well as, be part of a team driven by innovation and creativity! This position will have a flexible schedule based on business needs and may be required to work nights and weekends. We are hiring for multiple levels! Previous experence desired but not required. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervise food production, correct quantities, high-quality food flavor, and recipes are consistently attained in preparation and presented innovatively to uphold JDK Group quality standards
  • Accountable for all food items leaving the building
  • Maintain accurate and complete Daily Prep Sheets for upcoming events and communicate any issues to the Sous Chef
  • Support the Sous Chef and/or Executive Chef in the management of the daily production chefs to maximize kitchen productivity
  • Responsible for organization, management, and execution of employee meal, new client meeting samplings, and client tastings
  • Help in the recruitment and onboarding of new culinary staff
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for food preparation
  • Help complete and signs off on EOD checklists
  • Communicates with Culinary Production Supervisor and Sous Chef on food quality, shortages, and needs for production
  • Train, lead, and manage a large team of event chefs onsite and delegate responsibilities
  • Manage all event chef’s schedules onsite including clocking them in and out
  • Knowledge to lead the setting up of hors-d'oeuvres, salads and bread baskets, entree and desert execution

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Perform basic knife skills
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 25 lbs
  • Must be able to work under pressure in a fast-paced kitchen environment
  • Reliable Transportation
  • Correctly and safely use standard kitchen equipment
  • Passion for customer service, dependability, and the ability to communicate with guests and coworkers effectively
  • Uphold a” lead-by-example” management style and teamwork values in order to support both FOH and BOH when necessary

Why Work at The JDK Group

At The JDK Group we build lifetime relationships with our clients and the community to create flawless events worth celebrating. We have a great time wherever we are! Everyone is appericated for the hard work they put in! We are a friendly, fun, and hard working bunch. We offer great starting pay, clear succession and growth with in the company! And mostly importantly a great work environment!

Come join our time! 

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The JDK Group Catering & Events is Central PA’s premier catering and event-planning company where clients, and their special life moments, come first. Since 1987, we’ve continued to reinvent the standards for events and hospitality for the areas surrounding Harrisburg, Lancaster, and York. With over 25 years of event management experience and the ability to plan a celebration for 15 to 15,000 people, our talented a passionate team offers exceptional guest service, incredible fresh food, and innovative event design.

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