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Culinary Arts Program Instructor

Company: Metropolitan Ministries, Inc.
Location: Palm Harbor
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Culinary Arts Program (CAP) InstructorDepartment: Food ServicesReports To: Vice President of Food Services and Social EnterpriseStatus: ExemptSalary: $43,680.00Job Functions: To instruct the curriculum and provide career mentorship to the students of the CAP.Essential Responsibilities:Instruct the students through classroom training and hands on kitchen demonstrations as provided in the CAP curriculum manual.Demonstrate proper use of food service equipment, food preparation techniques, and related skills. Train students in the use of food service equipment and techniques.Communicate with the Metro kitchen leadership to schedule prep work for the students, and any student issues that may arise in the Metro kitchens.Maintain the cleanliness, safety and follow proper food handling techniques of the provided kitchen and classrooms.Order and prepare required inventory for culinary lab and student dining operations while meeting or exceeding budgetary goals.Communicate daily with the Culinary Arts Program Coordinator on new student recruitment, orientation and updates on current student's attendance and participation.Provide career mentorship to Culinary Arts Program students.Utilize best practices in designing new curriculum, program improvement, and innovation in teaching.Create relationships with Tampa Restaurant Chefs to create externship opportunities and job placement for students.Maintain involvement in related professional organizations and continuing education activities, such as American Culinary Federation.Act as a positive ambassador for Metropolitan Ministries, and the Culinary Arts Program in the larger community.Meet personal goals and actively contribute to the achievement of the team and organizational goals as stated on the Balanced Scorecard and in the annual plan. Support the Metro kitchen team in other tasks as assigned. Support the Tampa Bay Food Fight fundraising event as directed.

Education and Experience:High School Diploma or G.E.D. required. Associates or Bachelors in Food Management, Culinary Arts, Restaurant Management, or related field preferred. Certified Food Safety Manager Certificate is required. Minimum 3-5 years of work experience in the food service or culinary arts industry. One (1) year of successful experience teaching in related subjects at the post-secondary level preferred.Skill Requirements:Must demonstrate a heart for the ministry of serving poor and homeless families. The position requires a degree of maturity, sensitivity to issues of faith, cross cultural and diversity issues, and the social skill to handle job-related matters in a professional and diplomatic manner. Requires the ability to supervise interns or volunteers. Ability to maintain appropriate professional boundaries with clients, staff, and volunteers. Good computer and clerical skills to include Microsoft Office programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel Spreadsheet.Physical Requirements:Must be able to tolerate outdoor temperatures consistent with Florida climate and endure prolonged standing/walking/bending/stooping and stretching. Must be able to relocate materials in a safe and proper manner. Must have adequate hearing and speaking ability as to take part in and provide sound oral communication and information. Must have the physical, emotional, and spiritual stamina to handle job-related issues and stress. Must be able to lift 50 lbs or more.Other:Must demonstrate legal authorization to work in the United States. Must be able to communicate effectively in English. Valid FL driver's license with a good driving record and insured vehicle in order to transport self and orders when necessary. Ability to accommodate a flexible work schedule during strategic and holiday periods of the year including weeknights, weekends, and particularly Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Must pass applicable pre-employment background screening procedures.PM21PI187351639

Keywords: Metropolitan Ministries, Inc., Palm Harbor , Culinary Arts Program Instructor, Education / Teaching , Palm Harbor, Florida

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