Sanford Health Chef Supervisor - Food Services in Fargo, North Dakota

Job Title: Chef Supervisor | Food Services | Fargo

City: Fargo

State: North Dakota

Department : Food Services

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


Provides direct supervision to production, procurement and dishwashing service areas ensuring proper achievement of all departmental goals. Serves as an active member of the CBORD food management team, contributing to menu forecasting and recipe development, and acts as a liaison between Sanford sites as needed. Supervises the quality of performance for employees on ones team. Assists with the interviewing, hiring, counseling, disciplining and performance reviews according to healthcare organization requirements. Assists in the training of new staff members and the development of existing staff members. Oversees adequate staffing and scheduling issues. Oversees dishwashing areas. Ensures department meets all regulatory requirements. Ensures adequate amounts of food supplies are ordered and available to produce planned menus of the healthcare facility. Writes, tests and implements new and standardized recipes within guidelines. Advises on the appearance, taste and sanitation of food. Conducts meetings and performs follow-ups as needed. Demonstrates effective leadership and management skills. Possesses effective listening and verbal skills to communicate with staff, families and students. Delegates responsibilities. Effectively manages conflict and negotiation. Demonstrates an ability to adapt to continuous change in work demands while maintaining composure under pressure. Supervises staff to be accountable to tasks and work productivity. Practices positive collaboration and converts difficult interactions into productive ones. Displays knowledge of quality management methods, tools, and techniques and the ability to create and support an environment that meets the quality goals of the organization. Possesses skills with basic office equipment and computers.


Adheres to sanitary and safety standards in maintaining related equipment and preparing food. Adjusts work to accommodate the needs of group processes. Assists in developing ways to enhance food flavors while applying proper nutrition. Determines how coaching can be applied to a situation. Documents inventory of food, tools and equipment in the kitchen regularly. Encourages exploration of non-traditional ideas by team members. Explains impact of interactions with individuals and groups. Facilitates the development of clear team norms and values collaboratively with members. Keeps the critical temperature ranges suitable for safe food storage according to established specifications. Monitors progress, provides feedback, support, and course correction as necessary. Observes skill practice; offers constructive feedback. Uses active listening skills and probing techniques to understand cause of a conflict.


Certification through American Culinary Federation preferred. Serv Safe certification acquired within first year of hire. Advanced degree in culinary arts preferred. Minimum two years experience in the food service or food production industry.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.

We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Fargo

State: North Dakota

Job Function: Facilities and General Services

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: req31078