provides leadership in deli, seafood and pizza department policy and procedure implementation in compliance with Federal, State and local regulatory requirements, through interaction with Vice President of department operations and peer deli department managers.
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Implements proper and efficient product preparation and packaging techniques
Maintains deli case cleanliness, visual appeal and inventory levels
Stocks, straightens and rotates the deli full serve cases and hot food cases the deli freezer sections, self-serve, dry goods, “cheese island” and bread shelve display areas
Fries food by getting the product from refrigerator or freezer, unpacking product, breading selected products, dropping product in shortening, setting timers ,stirring, draining, packing products in the reach-in-case, placing trays in the closed hot case
Prepares rotisserie products by marinating, seasoning, skewering, loading / unloading the product from the oven, packing or delivering to the correct location, disposing waste oils
Cleans and maintains department equipment such as fryers, slicers, by breaking down and reassembling equipment, operating dish washer and hand washing dishes, cleaning all appropriate parts with sanitizing solution
Prepare bistro items per customer requests using proper bistro equipment
Maintain high cleanliness standards
Guest Service is a priority! Greet guests, answer questions in a friendly manner, proactively assist guests with accurate and timely information, make product/service recommendations and accommodating special requests
Prioritizing department activities while managing interruptions and attending to details to complete tasks within deadlines is a must
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Employers hiring for the deli job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as
Bachelor's and High School Degree
General Education, Education, Technical, Culinary Arts, Computers, Electronic Technology, Electronics, Industrial, Business, Culinary
Desired skills for
Product content and perishability
Safety and sanitation procedures and department policies and government regulations
Department products to offer solutions that meet
Exceed customers’ expectations
Various areas of the department
Weekly sales numbers and financial goals
Enjoys interacting with customers one-on-one
Maintain good eye contact and positive body language
Comfortable using electronic bakery and deli equipment
Following and utilizing the department production tools and perform other duties and assignments as directed by management
Typical motions include repetitive hand and arm movements, repetitive grasping, lifting, bending, reaching and exposure to extreme temperatures (coolers, freezer, outdoors)
Will be required to spend the majority of time on his/her feet and stand or walk without a break for up to 4 hours