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Aztec Shops Ltd. is the largest employer of college students in San Diego. We offer a variety of positions in fun and diverse environments. Our goal is to help students gain valuable work experience in jobs compatible with their academic schedules. Aztec Shops also offers full-time employment in several professional fields. Remember to bring the documents required by law for employment (such as original Social Security Card and Driver's License, or Birth Certificate); they will be necessary if you are hired.

Aztec Shops is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Applicants will be accepted and assigned to jobs and otherwise treated without regard to race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability, as well as other classifications as protected by applicable state or local laws. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Aztec Shops Ltd may provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodation with the employer.

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Status:

Full-Time (Hourly)
Shifts will vary including nights/weekends.

Summary:

Manages Assistant Manager and approximately 2 – 20 employees in event operations. Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of events. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Additional responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work, performance appraisals; rewarding, coaching and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manages and develops catering operations staff, which includes hiring, and disciplining of employees, setting work priorities, conducting staff meetings, coordinating training, evaluating performance and directing work assignments to ensure effective operations.
  • Ensures Event Managers adjust controllable expenses (i.e. staffing levels, supplies) based on sales volume and event(s) volume.
  • Works with General Manager to research, formulate and recommend new or upgraded policies and procedures
  • Plans and prepares work schedules and assigns employees to specific duties and tasks.
  • Responsible to ensure that all needed supplies are requisitioned and available.
  • Manages daily operations to ensure that proper procedures and guidelines are in place and followed for provision of quality products and services.
  • Resolves internal customer issues and complaints to ensure customer satisfaction and reports any incidences to General Manager in a timely manner.
  • Ensures/maintains security/internal controls and sanitation. Ensures all unit audit results score “meets standards” or better.
  • Recommends capital budget items
  • Supervises and trains employees in event set-ups/break downs, taking of inventories and keeping operating records.
  • When need arrises, may work events.
  • Develops and maintains working relationships with customers, coworkers, vendors, student organizations, faculty, staff, and University personnel.
  • Responsible for ensuring continued compliance with all local, state and federal health, safety and employment laws and regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education, Training & Experience:

The minimum requirement for applicants is an A.A. degree from an accredited two or four-year college or university preferably in Hotel/Restaurant; plus two to three years of experience in high volume catering including high-end catering experience and two to three years supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Off-premise catering experience is a plus.

Strong communications, customer service and computer literacy are required; a valid California Driver’s License and clean DMV record are required for the catering department.

ServSafe Certification and/or Experior Food Management Certification preferred.

Physical Demands:

Basic understanding of company vehicles and unit specific equipment operations. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand for prolonged hours; use hands to touch, handle, or feel objects, cooking tools, or control; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must be able to (frequently) move, lift or carry heavy objects or materials up to 50 pounds. Specific visual abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral visions, distance vision, and color vision.

Physical Communication:

Must have the ability to talk (expressing and/or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words) and hear (perceiving sounds of nature by ear).

Work Conditions and Hazards:

Work is regularly performed in a food production area (that may be dimly lit) with exposure to wet and/or humid conditions where there is frequent exposure to food fumes or airborne particles. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to humid and hot conditions as well as cleaning chemicals. There is some risk of occasional exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and gases, outside weather conditions, extreme cold or heat and loud noises.

To Apply:

Please Fax or e-email Application/Resume to:
SDSU Dining Services
San Diego State University, Education Bldg., Room 112
diningservices.feedback@darth.sdsu.edu
Fax: (619) 594-2876

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Status:

Part Time Hourly (25-30 hrs per week)

Summary:

Prepares and cooks food, per recipe, for campus residential dining, retail, and catering venues. Also provides support to general foodservice production.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepares food products as assigned by production records or submitted orders, following established recipes and standards.
  • Ensures product quality by following food handling procedures and sanitation guidelines in accordance with policy.
  • Operating, maintaining and cleaning grill, kitchen and production equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Ensures the accuracy of the inventory process, the recording of spoilage and product transfers, reporting any discrepancies to unit manager or supervisor.
  • Takes responsibility for the cleanliness and orderly appearance of the unit or event, including restocking necessary products or supplies and emptying trash receptacles.
  • Prepares all food in a timely manner and in a tasty eye-appealing manner with correct seasoning.
  • Uses basic mathematical skills necessary to understand recipes, measurements, requisition amounts and portion sizes.
  • Knows or is capable of learning classic culinary techniques.
  • Sets up, breaks down and works the various stations in the kitchen (pantry, broiler, sauté, pasta, and expedite).
  • Checks and controls the proper storage of product.
  • Records Pre and Post Production quantities for production reports.
  • Breaks down received order and stores product properly.
  • Assist in the cleaning of equipment, tools, or pans.
  • Responsible for ensuring continued compliance with local, state and federal health, safety laws and regulations.

Minimum Education, Training & Experience:

The minimum requirement for applicants is a HS diploma or GED required; plus one to two years experience in a full production kitchen; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Food Handler certificate from California is required.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand or walk for prolonged hours, talk or hear, taste and smell; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, utensils, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. Must have the ability to operate food service equipment (to include but not limited to) slicers, mixers, knives, ovens, and steamers and office equipment such as computers, copy machines, and facsimile machines. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.

Physical Communication:

Must have the ability to talk (expressing and/or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words) and hear (perceiving sounds of nature by ear).

Work Conditions and Hazards:

While performing the duties of this job the employee is always exposed to food fumes or airborne particles. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts, cooking equipment and is exposed to humid and hot conditions and cleaning chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

To Apply:

Please Fax or e-email Application/Resume to:
SDSU Dining Services
San Diego State University, Education Bldg., Room 112
diningservices.feedback@darth.sdsu.edu
Fax: (619) 594-2876

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Status:

Part-time (Hourly)
The Bakeshop is looking to fill the morning shift and afternoon shift

Summary:

Employee will be required to work alone and as a team member under moderate conditions to maintain cleanliness of dishes, pots, pans and general dish room area.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Retrieve all dishes, pots, pans, utensils and other items from kitchen and other areas and ensure all are washed and sanitized in a timely manner throughout shift.
  • Learn and operate all aspects of high temperature dish washing machine.
  • Clean/sanitize, empty trash, sweep, and maintain cleanliness of dish room/area.
  • Follows all sanitation guidelines ensuring fresh, wholesome products.
  • Adhere to company sanitation procedures.
  • Observes all safety and company rules and guidelines.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education, Training & Experience:

High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED); or equivalent combination of education and experience.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and satisfy performance standards. Must be able to work as part of a team with co-workers and kitchen staff/management, have the ability to learn and operate dish machine, and the ability to work alone.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach, bend, stoop, wipe, and move throughout the dish room for up to 8 hours. Must be able to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, utensils, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. Must be able to move, lift or carry heavy objects or materials up to 50 pounds. Specific visual abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.

Physical Communication

Must have the ability to talk (expressing and/or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words) and hear (perceiving sounds of nature by ear). Physical appearance presented to the public and internal employees must be professional.

Work Conditions and Hazards

Work is regularly performed in a dish room area that frequently exposes employee to cleaning compounds, chemicals and humid temperatures. The noise level in the work environment is usually high.

To Apply:

Please Fax or e-email Application/Resume to:
SDSU Dining Services
San Diego State University, Education Bldg., Room 112
diningservices.feedback@sdsu.edu
Fax: (619) 594-2876

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Status:

Part-time

Summary:

Prepares and cooks food, per recipe, for campus residential dining, retail, and catering venues. Also provides support to general food service production.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepares food products as assigned by production records or submitted orders, following established recipes and standards.
  • Ensures product quality by following food handling procedures and sanitation guidelines in accordance with policy.
  • Operating, maintaining and cleaning grill, kitchen and production equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Ensures the accuracy of the inventory process, the recording of spoilage and product transfers, reporting any discrepancies to unit manager or supervisor.
  • Takes responsibility for the cleanliness and orderly appearance of the unit or event, including restocking necessary products or supplies and emptying trash receptacles.
  • Prepares all food in a timely manner and in a tasty eye-appealing manner with correct seasoning.
  • Uses basic mathematical skills necessary to understand recipes, measurements, requisition amounts and portion sizes.
  • Knows or is capable of learning classic culinary techniques.
  • Sets up, breaks down and works the various stations in the kitchen (pantry, broiler, sauté, pasta, and expedite).
  • Checks and controls the proper storage of product.
  • Records Pre and Post Production quantities for production reports.
  • Breaks down received order and stores product properly.
  • May assist in the cleaning of equipment, tools, or pans.
  • Responsible for ensuring continued compliance with local, state and federal health, safety laws and regulations.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

Minimum Education, Training & Experience:

High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED); plus one year experience in hands-on, high baking volume, food service operation, hotel or restaurant; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of basic baking principles such as scaling, mixing, kneading, proofing, and baking bread required.

Food Handler Certificate from California preferred.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand or walk for prolonged hours, talk or hear, taste and smell; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, utensils, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. Must have the ability to operate food service equipment (to include but not limited to) slicers, mixers, knives, ovens, and steamers and office equipment such as computers, copy machines, and facsimile machines. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.

Physical Communication:

Must have the ability to talk (expressing and/or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words) and hear (perceiving sounds of nature by ear).

Work Conditions and Hazards:

While performing the duties of this job the employee is always exposed to food fumes or airborne particles. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts, cooking equipment and is exposed to humid and hot conditions and cleaning chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

To Apply:

Please Fax or e-email Application/Resume to:
SDSU Dining Services
San Diego State University, Education Bldg., Room 112
diningservices.feedback@sdsu.edu
Fax: (619) 594-2876

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Status:

Part-time

Summary:

Prepares and assembles hot and cold food, per recipes for campus dining venues. Also provides support to general food service production.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepares products as assigned by production records
  • Follows approved recipes and standards for consistency and accuracy of products
  • Maintains the cleanliness of workstation at all times
  • Follows all sanitation guidelines ensuring fresh, wholesome products./li>
  • Operates and maintains kitchen equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Accepts deliveries and stores raw food products according to established standards.
  • May assist in the cleaning of equipment, tools, or pans.
  • Responsible for ensuring continued compliance with local, state and federal health, safety and employment laws and regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education, Training & Experience:

The minimum requirement for applicants is a HS diploma or GED required; plus one to two years experience in a full production kitchen; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

A degree or certificate of completion from an accredited culinary school; plus two to five years of hands-on experience in a high volume food service operation, hotel or restaurant and Food Handler Certification from CA is preferred.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, talk or hear, taste and smell. The employee is frequently required to stand for prolonged hours. Must have the ability to operate food service equipment. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.

Physical Communication:

Must have the ability to talk (expressing and/or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words) and hear (perceiving sounds of nature by ear).

Work Conditions and Hazards:

Work is regularly performed in a traditional office setting. There may be exposure to airborne particles created from incoming boxes and merchandise. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

To Apply:

Please Fax or e-email Application/Resume to:
SDSU Dining Services
San Diego State University, Education Bldg., Room 112
diningservices.feedback@darth.sdsu.edu
Fax: (619) 594-2876

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Status:

Full-Time (Hourly)

Summary:

Manages a staff of cooks, prep cooks, crew leads and dishwashers. Responsible for all aspects of daily production/preparation of food for catering department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include menu development, menus costing, food production, and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the daily operations in the catering kitchen. Prepares food products as assigned by catering contracts following established recipes and standards.
  • Manages and develops catering production staff, which includes hiring, terminating, and disciplining of employees, setting work priorities, coordinating training, evaluating performance and directing work assignments to ensure effective operations.
  • Operates, maintains and cleans kitchen and production equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Manages daily operations to ensure that proper procedures and guidelines are in place and followed for provision of quality products and services.
  • Develops and implements menu items that respond to customer needs and meets profitability goals.
  • Cognizant of current food trends, innovative cooking methods and seasonality of products.
  • Directs the daily preparation of standard and gourmet food items.
  • Resolves customer issues and complaints to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Monitors and ensures compliance for proper inspections, ordering, handling and storage for all inventories of food, supplies, linens, and equipment; establishes security/internal controls and sanitation.
  • Establishes and maintains food quality/production/cost control standards and maintains procedures and methods to ensure compliance with standards.
  • Develops and maintains working relationships with customers, coworkers, vendors, student organizations, faculty, staff, and University personnel.
  • Responsible for ensuring continued compliance with all local, state and federal health, safety and employment laws and regulations

Minimum Education, Training & Experience:

The minimum requirement for applicants is a High School Diploma or GED; plus two to three years of managerial experience in a commercial kitchen, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Strong interpersonal skills, self-motivation, and organization skills required.

A degree or certificate of completion from an accredited culinary school and a valid Food Handler certificate from California preferred.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills, computer literacy, mathematical/financial skills, and proven leadership skills are required.

For Sous Chef’s working within the Catering Department, a valid state driver’s license is required.

Physical Demands:

Must be physically able to operate food service equipment (to include but not limited to) slicers, mixers, knives, ovens, and steamers; as well as office equipment such as computers, copy machines, and facsimile machines. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit, and stand for prolonged hours; use hands to touch, handle, or feel objects, cooking tools, or control knobs; and reach with hands and arms. Must be able to move, lift or carry heavy objects or materials up to 50 pounds. Specific visual abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, distance vision, and color vision.

Physical Communication:

Must have the ability to talk (expressing and/or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words) and hear (perceiving sounds of nature by ear).

Work Conditions and Hazards:

Work is regularly performed in a food production area where there is frequent exposure to food fumes or airborne particles. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to humid and hot conditions as well as cleaning chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

To Apply:

Please Fax or e-email Application/Resume to:
SDSU Dining Services
San Diego State University, Education Bldg., Room 112
diningservices.feedback@sdsu.edu
Fax: (619) 594-2876

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