Food Service Chef
STAFF HUMAN RESOURCES
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN
Deadline to Apply: Indefinite
|Class||Department||% Time (# of months)||Work Hours||Minimum Salary|
|Food Service Chef||To be determined||To be determined||
To be determined
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1. (A) Associate degree in the culinary arts
(B) other types of vocational training in the culinary arts (such as apprenticeship programs) and/or skilled work experience (such as an assistant chef) in large-scale cooking in a variety of food areas (meats, baking, desserts, salads, sauces, etc.) and in a variety of cuisines (European, American, Asian, etc.) that provided a knowledge of food science, food service management, food sanitation, and the culinary arts and their practice equivalent to that provided in the programs identified in A*
(C) combinations of (i) college credit in the culinary arts short of an Associate degree and (ii) vocational training and/or work experience described in B that provided preparation equivalent to that identified in A
2. five years of progressively broader and more responsible work experience in food production in addition to the training/experience listed in #1. The experience must have included work in a variety of cuisines, quality standards, cost controls, recipe development, catering, and food styling. Two years of the experience must have been as a chef in a large commercial or institutional operation.
Personal attributes needed to undertake job:
- Thorough knowledge of techniques used in the safe and sanitary handling of food.
- Knowledge of materials and methods needed in the preparation of food on a large scale.
- Knowledge of menu planning.
- Knowledge of the use, care, and layout of kitchen equipment.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Strong organizational skills.
To View Classification Specifications:
Criminal background check required.
Pre-employment drug screen required .
Copies of college transcripts must be submitted by the time you submit the exam request, in addition to any other relevant documents, such as a resume, staff development course listing, etc. These documents can be electronically attached to your online application through the "Documents" link on Part 2 of the application. Be sure to select the appropriate document type for ease of retrieval. Documents may also be submitted in one of the following ways: hand deliver or mail to Staff Human Resources, 52 East Gregory Drive, Champaign, IL, 61820; or fax to 217-244-7304.
Applicants and Employees must submit an online Application and Exam Request form (you must submit both) at jobs.illinois.edu. If an application was previously submitted, an update is still required. If an application/update and exam request are not submitted together, the applicant/employee will be disqualified for consideration and the exam request denied. Your request to create a civil service application will be processed within three (3) business days (Monday - Friday). Your logon information will be e-mailed to you. When you receive your logon information, you can complete your online Civil Service employment application and exam request form.
Exam Scoring Information:
The updated online application and all uploaded, relevant documents, such as a resume, college transcripts, and/or staff development course listings, will be used in the calculation of the exam score. These documents should be uploaded by the time you submit your exam request. For this exam, please remember to include all relevant work experience typically including assisting in the development and coordination of all recipes, menus, and production staff development programs for the food service of a university residence hall system.
If you have any questions, call us during regular office hours (8:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., Monday through Friday) at 217-333-2137.
We appreciate your interest in University employment.
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