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Assistant Chef

Application Deadline: 08/10/2019

Organization: University of Georgia

Location: Athens, GA

Salary: $28,477 / yr (non-exempt)

Website: dining.uga.edu

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Organization Details

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.


This position will be a highly skilled food preparation worker who will assist the chef in the preparation of a wide variety of meats, fish, starches, casseroles, breads, vegetables and desserts. A person in this position will work with very limited supervision and may lead other employees to complete assigned tasks. Knowledge and skills in food quality, food safety and food preparation will be required. Position reports to the Chef/Production Manager.

Ability to manage and coordinate the food production for a large volume dining hall operations. Experience in a large scale institutional or commercial facility. A basic knowledge of PC’s and/or food production software.

Required Qualifications

Previous high-volume experience preferred.

EEO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.