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Wegmans Lead Cook in West Seneca, New York

Schedule:Full time

Availability: Applying to this requisition allows you to be considered for multiple opportunities. Please provide as much availability that works with your schedule.

Age Requirement: Must be 18 years or older

Location: West Seneca, NY

Address: 370 Orchard Park Road

Job Posting: 09/12/2021

Job Posting End: 10/13/2021

Job ID: R0101899

As a culinary leader in our kitchen, you are a team player and positive role model that ensures the development and education of the cooks. You will assist with bottom line profitability and make sure we are only serving the best products to our customers. If you are looking for an opportunity where the store is your pantry, the work is exciting and meaningful with some of the best culinarians in the industry, this could be the role for you!

What will I do?

  • Assist the Sous Chef in running the kitchen and managing employees, overseeing the operations in the absence of the Sous Chef

  • Follow recipes and proper cooking techniques to ensure products are consistently prepared to showcase our high standards and giving our guests a meal they can’t find elsewhere

  • Educate customers and employees on products, share knowledge to offer complete meal solutions and suggest ways for them to prepared meal items incorporating items from different departments.

  • Manage employee performance by providing resources, training, feedback and development opportunities

  • Note to Applicant: Candidates may be considered for multiple store locations within the specified region, based on current openings

Required Qualifications

  • 2 or more years’ experience as a Prep or Line Cook

  • Experience leading a team

  • Food safety and quality assurance knowledge

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate's or Bachelor’s Degree in Culinary Arts

  • Experience working in a multi-faceted food service facility, including restaurant, hotel, country club, conference center, casino, theme park, etc.

At Wegmans, we believe that if we take care of our people, they’ll take care of our customers . That’s why, as part of the Wegmans family, you’ll have a package of benefits that covers your health, well-being, family and future.

  • Flexibility in scheduling—work-life balance

  • Employee discounts

  • Premium pay on Sundays and holidays

Comprehensive benefits*

  • Quality affordable healthcare coverage

  • Vision coverage

  • Dental coverage (Available to Full-time only)

  • Pre-tax spending accounts

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Employee assistance program

  • Employee wellness programs

  • 401(k) retirement savings plan

  • Wegmans retirement profit sharing plan

  • Scholarship Program

*Certain eligibility requirements must be satisfied

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