The Aggie Chocolate Cafe Manager (ACCM) will coordinate the
production of food items thatuses and highlights Aggie Chocolate.
The ACCM will prepare a variety of foods and ensure thatquality and
cost standards are consistently attained. The ACCM also supports
the primarymission of the ACF to support learning, research, and
outreach activities related to cacao andchocolate production.
Reporting and Supervisory ResponsibilitiesThe ACCM reports to
the Director of the Aggie Chocolate Factory and works closely with
theAggie Chocolate Factory Manager. The ACCM will train, guide, and
manage servers andcashiers employed by the Aggie Chocolate Cafe
(hourly, and student employees) and willoversee the daily
operations of the Cafe.Typical Functions:
- Prepares and presents food and/or instructs and guides kitchen
and Cafe staff in thecooking and presentation of food.
- Monitors sanitation and safety to ensure standards and
regulations are followed.
- Cleans, sanitizes, and maintains work areas, utensils, and
- Attends to day-to-day problems concerning food and food
supplies; detects and ensuresdisposition of spoiled or unattractive
food as necessary.
- Inspects supplies, equipment, and/or work areas to ensure
conformance to establishedstandards.
- Determines cafe schedules necessary to ensure timely delivery
- Determines how food should be presented and creates decorative
- Reviews recipes and evaluates processes to continuously improve
the effectiveness andquality of products being produced.
- Develops new recipes as needed
- Purchases ingredients
- Oversees the operation of the Aggie Chocolate Cafe such as
scheduling employees,performing cash reconciliations, etc.
- Documents recipes
- Documents business processes
- Works enthusiastically with colleagues to build the Cafe
business and help build the
Aggie Chocolate Factory (ACF) business
- Supports the ACF and its primary mission
- Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
- Writes, develops, and publishes material for websites and other
social media and/orpublications as requested.
- The ACCM will obtain approval from the ACF Director for all
significant purchases andbusiness decisions and on a regular basis
provide status reports to the ACF Director
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Ability to monitor and/or maintain quality control
- Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and
- Ability to train and/or guide culinary staff, servers, and
- Knowledge of maintenance and care of culinary facilities,
equipment, supplies, andmaterials.
- Knowledge of organizational structure, workflow, and operating
- Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety
- Knowledge of food preparation and presentation methods,
techniques, and qualitystandards.
Fundamental AbilitiesWithin the scope and complexity of each
positions responsibilities, each incumbent is expectedto possess
and demonstrate the following abilities:
- Communicating: Communicates effectively both verbally and in
- Problem solving: Analyzes information and evaluates results to
select the best solutionand solve problems.
- Monitoring: Measures performance of self; makes improvements
and takes appropriatecorrective action.
- Critical Thinking: Comes to well-reasoned conclusions,
solutions, and approaches toproblems.
- Team Building: Works to create a team-based environment.
Consistently demonstratescooperative behavior with colleagues,
supervisors, and customers.
- Active Listening: Gives full attention when others are
speaking; listens to understand,asks questions as appropriate, and
does not interrupt.
- Service Orientation: Actively seeks opportunities to help
- Conflict Resolution: Acts professionally when encountering
customers who, at times,may be frustrated.
Core CharacteristicsAs representatives of Utah State University
and primary contributors to its mission, allemployees are expected
to demonstrate the following characteristics:
- Take initiative.
- Maintain confidentiality.
- Be accountable.
- Behave ethically.
- Be honest and trustworthy.
- Demonstrate a strong work ethic.
- Be inquisitive.
- Be detail oriented.
- Be self-motivated.
- Efficiently manage multiple tasks.
- Be a team player.
- Be committed to improving USU.
- Three years of applicable culinary experience OR two years of
Culinary Arts training plus oneyear of experience is required.
Along with the online application, please attach:
1. Resume/CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application
in the Candidate Profile under Resume/CV
2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your
**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**
Advertised Salary Commensurate with experience ADA
Work Environment and Physical RequirementsThis position requires
moderate physical activity. Employees must have sufficient strength
toperform the duties and responsibilities of the position including
moderate lifting (up to 25pounds), walking, bending, stooping,
kneeling, and squatting. This position requires nearlycontinuous
standing, repetitive hand motions, and reaching overhead. Employees
may beexposed to unusual elements including extreme temperatures,
dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasantodors, and/or loud noises.
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miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational
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