Sous Chef - Food Truck
Company: Morning Glory Farm Inc
Posted on: January 23, 2023
EOE STATEMENT: We are an equal employment opportunity employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
gender identity, disability status, sexual orientation, age,
protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by
law.CATEGORY: KitchenDescriptionTitle: Sous Chef - Food Truck Dept:
Kitchen Hours: Full time and Part-Time available Season: Year round
Report to: Executive Chef Wage: $18.00 - $22.00 per hour depending
on experience Affordable housing options may be available. Morning
Glory Farm offers a wide assortment of fresh-packed salads, side
dishes, entrees and soups that are prepared daily in our kitchen.
We pride ourselves on using our own produce and other local
ingredients in season to create outstanding food. Our Farmstand is
stocked with freshly prepared entrees, soups, side dishes, salads
and pickled vegtables and dressings. We use our own farm produce
whenver possible as well as the finest non-GMO and organic
products. We prioritize sustainability in food services. Our dishes
are based on seasonal produce and our meals and offerings are made
from scratch. We have a wide assortment of breakfast items, fresh
salad bar, entrees and soups that are prepared daily in our kitchen
and served in our stationary food truck. The Sous Chef position is
the primary cook for the food truck preparing breakfast and lunch
items for the truck. The Sous Chef will oversee all production
activity for the food truck, train personnel, and execute menus
working in colloboration with the executive chef. This position is
central to our daily food service which includes breakfast items,
baked goods, soups, build-your-own salad bar using our own produce
and other local ingredients in season. The Sous Chef should be
intimately familiar with all the duties inside the stationary food
truck and has the ability to fill each position when necessary. I
In our daily work, we:
- Participate in and oversee the work of food truck staff and
assure that all food are prepared and cooked according to specified
recipes and procedures, in a timely manner.
- Collaborates with the Executive Chef.
- Gain and maintain knowledge of products sold within the
department and be able to respond to questions and make suggestions
- Ensure all food is prepared, handled and stored according to
all required food safety code standards.
- Ability to remain calm and focused and provide excellent food
products in a high volume environment.
- Rotate stock items and maintain accurate food inventories as
per established procedures.
- Every day work includes activtely cooking and assembling a food
station on the food truck.
- Responsible for the set-up, cleanliness/sanitation, and
organization of the food truck and food truck prep areas. POSITION
REQUIREMENTS: Our ideal candidate:
- Must know how to properly and safely operate commercial
- Must be a minimum of 18 years old.
- A minimum of 4 years of ktichen experience is required. 2 years
of kitchen management experience preferred.
- Must have broad knowledge and experience in commercial kitchen
- Knowledgeable about basic food handling skills as well as
simple mathematical calculations (reading scale).
- Presents in a highly professional manner to customers and
co-workers and is confident in multiple positions in the food
- A love and respect for the farm to ktichen model, with
nutrition as important as flavor.
- May be required to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds frequently,
and up to 50 pounds occasionally.
- Applicants must be flexible, adaptable and able to work
weekends. PM21FULL-TIME/PART-TIME: Full-TimeWAGE: This position is
paid hourly, commensurate with experience.POSITION: Sous Chef -
Food TruckEXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non-ExemptABOUT THE ORGANIZATION:
Morning Glory Farm, started in 1975 by James and Deborah Athearn,
grows about 65 acres of vegetables and small fruits on the island
of Martha's Vineyard.Small successive plantings of a wide variety
of crops supply the Farmstand from May through December.Crops
include sweet corn, lettuce, carrots, beets, tomatoes, melons,
potatoes, beans, squash, pumpkins, and more. Our herb garden
supplies a full assortment of culinary herbs. We also raise four
acres of cut flowers, and small plantings of strawberries, grapes,
peaches, and beach plums.We keep beef cows on pasture in Chilmark
for which we harvest 45 acres of hay and we also produce eggs, pork
and fresh, pasture-raised chickens to sell in the Farmstand.
Twenty-three acres of our vegetable fields are farmed using natural
practices and only OMRI certified fertilizers and pesticides. We
manage the rest of our land with a minimum of pesticides and with
attention to the long-term health of the soil.The farm name grew
from the vision of the sun rising over lush, green fields, cows
with udders full of milk ambling past bountiful gardens and
hedgerows lively with honeybees: true wealth of nature's glory.Each
year we meet a new crew of farmers, bakers, cooks, and Farmstand
staff who become part of the farm family. The farm has benefited
from a variety of wonderful people who have endowed Morning Glory
with their own special contributions.LOCATION: MA, Edgartown
Keywords: Morning Glory Farm Inc, Nantucket , Sous Chef - Food Truck, Hospitality & Tourism , Edgartown, Massachusetts
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