Boys and Girls Village

Culinary Instructor- Part Time

Culinary Instructor

Location: Bridgeport, CT

  • BGV is seeking a certified culinary instructor
  • Working in our vocational program with teens ages 16-21

. Monday-Friday 2pm-6pm


Position Summary:

. Prepares and provides culinary instruction

  • Responsible for preparation and cooking of all food
  • Works in conjunction with food service manager to place all food and supply orders and oversee deliveries for Work to Learn
  • Organizes and maintains the restaurant kitchen facilities independently, so that it meets CT health standards
  • Assists in all special events; may require some evening and/or weekend hours
  • On site and off site catering and food vending cart
  • Creates and/or makes changes to menu as needed, to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Must respond to and work with diverse and varied client populations
  • Meet all teaching expectations, as outlined and support the BGV mission
  • Associate degree (certain industry /educational certifications may be accepted in lieu of AS) plus 2-3 years’ instructional experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of basic and advanced cooking techniques including hot and cold foods, soups, stocks, sauces, etc.
  • Knowledge of Unox/Rational ovens
  • Knowledge of proper sanitation and safety procedures as defined by the State of Connecticut Health Code
  • Knowledge of all required kitchen small wares and equipment, including proper breakdown, sanitation and reassembly of equipment
  • Skilled in basic math applications as used in food service operations including food cost, labor cost, recipe conversion and yield test and well versed in culinary terms used in a professional kitchen
  • Skilled in making presentations to groups of clients and in explaining culinary techniques at a fundamental to advanced level
  • SERV Safe for Managers required-certified proctor and instructor

PURPOSE/FUNCTION OF THE PROGRAM:

  • The focus of the Work to Learn Program is to maximize youth’s educational, vocational and employability skills and experiences. The function of Meatball Heaven is to provide a learning atmosphere to better prepare our clients for a rewarding career in the Food Service Industry.

COME JOIN OUR TEAM!

  • Boys & Girls Village (BGV) takes pride in the supportive, team-oriented environment we offer to our employees.
  • Competitive salaries, with increased compensation for Bi-lingual in Spanish staff
  • Comprehensive medical and dental benefits, including an option that is free to employees.
  • Life insurance, short and long-term disability
  • a 401K plan with employer contributions
  • Generous benefit time
  • A tuition reimbursement program and free licensing supervision.


We are an equal opportunity employer

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.