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Great River Golf Club Banquet Chef

Company name
Sacred Heart University

Milford, CT, United States

Employment Type

Chef, Food Services, Hospitality

Posted on
Apr 17, 2023

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Great River Golf Club Banquet Chef





GR Food & Beverage


Milford, CT


Apr 17, 2023


Open Until Filled


Full-time Non-Exempt

Position ID:



About Sacred Heart University:

Sacred Heart University has purchased 150 acres of land on the Housatonic River in Milford/Orange, CT, which includes Northeast's premier semi-private 18-hole Great River Golf Course and a 32,000-square-foot clubhouse. Located just 11 miles away from SHU's main campus, Great River Golf Club is a signature Tommy Fazio-designed facility that has been ranked fourth-best in Connecticut by

Great River Golf Club is home to Monty's River Grille, a full-service restaurant offering Zagat-rated service, exceptional American-International cuisine, and a unique dining experience. In addition, the clubhouse is fully equipped and wireless providing corporate space as well as a dramatic ballroom for weddings and special events.

Job Description:

The Banquet Chef will be responsible for all operations done in his/her section. This includes, but is not limited to, preparation of all ingredients for menu items and upkeep in sanitation. The Banquet Chef will ensure that each dish is of high quality and delivered in a timely manner in order to meet guests' expectations.

Responsibilities Include:

Participates in activities of cooks and other associates engaged in preparing, cooking and serving food. Ensures all food handling, sanitation and customer service standards are met.

Works closely with the front of the house staff and management to ensure delivery of top quality, consistent, creative and contemporary fare along with traditional country club offerings.

He or she will take ownership from production to the final delivery of the end product.

Continually exceeds expectations for both members and guests.

Ensures proper presentation, food quality, portion control and maintenance of proper serving temperatures.

Tracks food use, waste and consumption to requisition or purchase product.

Receives and inspects product and supplies for quality and quantity to ensure appropriate inventory.

Maintains sanitation of equipment, supplies and utensils. Cleans workstation thoroughly before leaving area. Keeps display equipment clean and free of debris during meal service to ensure compliance with sanitation, safety, production and merchandising requirements.

Helps the Executive Chef in creating and developing recipes and menus which reflect seasonality and cost containment. Reports to Executive Chef, Sous Chef, Lead Line Chef, Head Banquet Chef.

Creates luxury for the senses by developing and implementing a fine dining experience in Monty's River Grille.

Performs other duties as assigned.


Knowledge and Skills Needed:

Minimum of 2 years' experience as cook in a club environment and/or combination of formal training in culinary arts through a vocational school, community colleges, culinary schools and/or university degree programs in hospitality.

Strong working knowledge of food safety, sanitation, and general workplace safety standards with general knowledge of Health Department requirements.

(QFO) Quality Food Operator Certification or ServSafe Certification.

Must be a strong culinarian with a passion for continuous self-improvement and team building.

He or she must demonstrate culinary competence across different ethnic and cultural areas.

Good people skills; excellent communication skills.

Self-starter who can work independently as well as within a team environment.

Friendly and welcoming customer service

Flexibility, ability to work extended or irregular hours to include nights, weekends and holidays.

Temperature extremes, excessive noise. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. in weight.

Additional Information:

Statement of Personal & Organizational Responsibility for Inclusive Excellence

Inclusive Excellence is the recognition that our institution's success is dependent on how well we value, engage, and include the rich diversity of students, staff, faculty, administrators, alums, and surrounding community. It is a mastery of inclusion that fosters a consistent sense of belonging. Inclusive Excellence is aspirational and is the pillar that guides the mission, vision, and function of this unit.

To achieve Inclusive Excellence, our personal and organizational responsibilities are to:

Actively promote a collegial environment and consciously apply our mission and values to create a culture of inclusion and belonging; a safe space where all may thrive and succeed.

Participate in educational and developmental activities to increase awareness and competencies of issues related to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging; apply that understanding to guide your approach to all aspects of your job and the community as a whole.

Demonstrate that we are Stronger Together as described in the Office for Inclusive Excellence statements

Application Instructions:

Please apply online, faxes and emails will not be accepted. A cover letter is appreciated.

Sacred Heart University is a space that respects and embraces differences, recognizes the unique contributions that individuals can make, and creates a community that maximizes the potential of all faculty and staff. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from qualified candidates who reflect the wider world in which we live.

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