Job Summary

Our Gourmet Chefs are involved in all aspects of the day-to-day Central Kitchen/Market District operations. They are responsible for food preparation, food quality, merchandising, customer service, and food safety standards. In addition, they are responsible for maintaining constant food education of associates and customers, and constantly work to increase profitability and promote future growth.

Job Description

  • Experience Required: 3 to 5 years
  • Experience Desired: Advanced Culinary Degree, Bachelors Degree; Culinary Awards or accreditation; Food Safety Awareness
  • Education Desired: Associates Degree
  • Certification or Licensing Required: Serv-Safe Certification a plus
  • Lifting Requirement: Up to 50 pounds

Job Responsibilities

  • Actively support a culture of safety which includes, but is not limited to, food safety, Team Member safety and customer safety.
  • Display a commitment to learn about food and share food knowledge with fellow Team Members and customers.
  • Actively demonstrate appropriate suggestive selling techniques, and provide active sampling opportunities, when appropriate.
  • Actively participate in, and promote, an environment which embraces diversity, inclusion, and respect for Team Members, Customers, Vendors, and the Community.
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment by ensuring that all Food Safety, Food Holding, Temperature, and OSHA standards are met.
  • In conjunction with the Kitchen Manager/Prepared Foods Manager, manage inventories weekly. Prepare food ingredients, and products that allow for efficient management of the business. Assist Department Manager with monthly inventory taking process.
  • Meet or exceed budgeted guidelines for food cost percentage. Minimize product waste and ensure that production is followed strictly on a day-to-day basis.
  • Maintain accurate department records to ensure documentation of activities is available.
  • Participate in the preparation and production of catering and all food areas.
  • Monitor adherence to Company policies, procedures, and standards to ensure the Company requirements are met.
  • Follow strict recipe and merchandising guidelines to ensure that company direction is followed.
  • Participate with the business group in quarterly reviews and training sessions, and other functions at Management’s discretion.

About Us

At Giant Eagle Inc., we’re more than just food, fuel and convenience. We’re one giant family of diverse and talented Team Members. Our people are the heart and soul of our company. It’s why we strive to create a nurturing environment that offers countless career opportunities to grow. Deep caring and solid family values are what makes us one of the top work places for jobs in the Greater Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Columbus and Indianapolis Areas. From our Warehouses to our GetGo’s, our grocery Stores through our Corporate home office, we are working together to put food on shoppers’ tables and smiles on their faces. We’re always searching for the best Team Members to welcome to our family. We invite you to join our Giant Eagle family. Come start a lasting career with us.