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Supervisor- Courtside Cafe'- KU Dining

Join the award-winning KU Dining team for an excellent work environment and fantastic benefits. As a Supervisor, you will prepare complex menu items using recipes according to serving line demand. Our supervisors assist in training cooks, cook’s helpers and part-time
team members. You will maintain departmental cash handling policies in operation of facilities.

Essential duties and responsibilities

Food preparation: Meet guidelines for overproduction/waste, record production usage, provide recipe feedback to senior supervisory and
management staff. Perform and coordinate the timing of overall production and completion of menu items to ensure timeliness meeting acceptable,correct quality standards.

Quality indicators: Check quality indicators for food items taking corrective action as needed. Indicators include cleanliness, appearance,
flavor, texture and food temperatures. Inform your supervisory staff when questions/problems arise.

Dependability:Open, close and secure dining center. Assist in running unit operations and responding to dining staff questions. Make on-site decisions and necessary adjustments in production and scheduling, ensuring coverage is proper.

Quantity: Maintains quality, quantity, and safety control standards. Performs daily working supervisory and cooking duties in cold and hot foods production areas to ensure operation needs are meet.

We trust you to positively interact with customers and coworkers, following up on concerns. Supervise receiving, inventory taking,
scheduling, hiring, disciplinary procedures, production and quality of dining operation.

Perform any other related duties as required or assigned. In this role you will directly supervise full and
part-time employees.

Required knowledge, abilities and skills

Ability to use and teach proper equipment operation in a state of the art kitchen.
Knowledge of modern health, sanitary and safety standards and practices applied to food service.
Ability to follow recipes and product cooking instructions.
Ability to maintain quantity, quality and inventory controls.
Ability to perform above average physical requirements
of food service work to include stooping, bending, extensive walking,
standing for long periods and lifting 50 pounds.

Minimum qualifications

High School graduation or GED equivalent
Demonstrated effective understanding of food preparation and food service operations.
Able to demonstrate common culinary skills and
understanding of culinary concepts.

Preferred qualifications
Minimum two years of volume food service production experience with some supervising responsibilities
Servsafe certified

Benefits of working for the K.U. Memorial Unions

We want K.U. Dining teammates with a dedication to success and we will provide you with the opportunities necessary
to improve your skills. Discover why our associates love coming to work every single day. We believe you will find a home where you can grow with us. Checkout some of our employee benefits below:

Set schedules with phenomenal hours
Paid Sick/Vacation leave
Paid holidays - working on holidays is in your past,
spend them with friends and family
Free meal every single day that you work
Retirement plan - employer matching contributions
Exciting wellness plan
Employer sponsored medical/dental insurance
Employer paid life insurance
Promotional opportunities
KU ID that gives you access to the university libraries
and local bus systems

Please submit a resume and cover letter with application. Full time employment with the Union Corporation is contingent
upon satisfactory completion of a background check prior to being able to begin work.

This position is eligible for an employee referral bonus.

The University of Kansas Memorial Unions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in the corporation’s programs and activities. Retaliation is also prohibited by corporation policy. The Director of Human Resources has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies and can be contacted at