Chicago, IL 
Posted 18 days ago
Job Description


The Food & Nutrition Supervisor/Sous Chef assists the Manager in all aspects of department supervision. Duties would include:

  • Management of food service personel
  • Providing oversight to the day to day work duties of all kitchen staff
  • Ensuring all shifts are appropriately staffed
  • Ensuring that all meals and created and dietary requirments are met
  • Assisting with cooking, sanitizing and overall maintenence of the food service department
  • Maintaining a clean and safe work environment
  • Assisting with the delivery of food goods and inventory
  • Performing other duties as assigned.



Education: High School diploma or GED required .

Experience: 3+ years of experience within the food industry; preferably in a hospital setting.

Licensure/Certification: State of IL/City of Chicago sanitation certification.


Education: Graduate from of a culinary school; some culinary college related experince

Experience: 5+ years working in a hospital food service department; prior experience with managing a staff of 5 or more employees. General cooking and sanitation knowledge and experience.


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

Environmental Conditions: Works in kitchen, serving line, dining room, food storage areas and other areas of the hospital. Hazards include falls, cuts, burns, scalds and risks associated with the use of electrical equipment and cleaning chemicals.

Physical Demands: Ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Push, pull and lift up to 40 pounds. Intermittent sitting; prolonged standing, walking, bending and stooping. Drug and alcohol free as evidenced by negative results of post-offer, pre-employment urine drug screen.

Supervision Exercised: Food Service employees

Line of Promotion: Food Service Manager

Job Classification: Non-Exempt; Hours vary based on staffing needs and include day, evening, night and weekend shifts.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to demonstrate competency in the criteria listed in this job description. The specifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability to meet the minimum requirements for this position. Staff must demonstrate flexibility for reassignment. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. TheDietary Supervisor will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by Dietary Manager.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
3+ years
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