Catering Sous Chef (Catering Production Supervisor- hourly) - Rhode Island School of Design in Providence Rhode Island

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Rhode Island School of Design

Providence, Rhode Island

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Join our dynamic team of RISD Dining Services where we recognize that food is not only a necessity, it's an ideal way to bring students together outside the studio. RISD Caters services everything from cocktail receptions and dinner parties to seminars and weddings. With top notch customer service and a philosophy of exceptional hospitality, the RISD Caters team is here to present the best in culinary artistry to our guests.

Under the guidance of the Chef de Cuisine, and in collaboration with the Catering Manager, the Catering Production Supervisor (CPS) develops a wide variety of menus, recipes and Event orders for various tiers of catering events. This a hands-on role assisting in the production of well prepared food items, while providing direction, supervision and leadership to kitchen staff and utility personnel. The CPS serves as an intrinsic part of the program for new catering on-call employee training and assists with on-going training in catering production. The role is responsible for maintaining cleanliness and enforcing sanitation levels for all kitchen areas both on and off-site, including all preparation and serving areas. In addition, the CPS actively participates in a team setting, with keen attention to customer service, and to culinary and visual detail in support of dining's mission.  


Associate degree in Culinary Arts and three to five years catering culinary supervisory experience in a fast-paced, high-volume environment with rigorous quality standards or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Ability to read, write and follow written procedures.

Computer literacy in Word and Excel preferred.

Rhode Island sanitation/ServSafe certification is required or must be obtained within the orientation and review period.

A valid driver's license and good driving record is necessary.  

Keyword Phrases

  • Creative, studio-based education
  • Diversity & Inclusivity are fundamental
  • flexible thinking & risk-taking
  • Residence Life and Housing
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Associate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Supervisor
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: See Job Description