After months of anicipation I finally started full time at the commissary this month and I'm loving it! Upper management is amazing and they appreciate alll of us and everything we do.
I did apply to work on the hot line as well as the deli and I am not going to lie.. I'm very happy they put me in the deli. Being in the deli means that we are the helpers for the entire place so if the bakery is in the weeds we go there to help them out and if the hot line is weeded we go there and help. I spent alot of time today with the exec chef and he actually apoligized to me for not selecting me to be a line cook but he felt that I was better off in deli as with my experience I could adapt to what he needed. After I saw that they need to wear gloves when they were cooking I was counting my blessings that they put me in the deli. To date I have been in the bakery, the butchery and the hot line as well as the deli for gourmet pizzas and cheese.
With full time hours comes the responsibility for my dept and there is an issue with one of the part timers. She doesn't seem to be picking things up at all and she is slower than frozen molasses. I had to take her to her the back storage the other day and she was winded trying to keep up with me and it took her half an hour to do what should have been a fifteen minute task at the most. She doesn't take responsibility for her actions and spends alot of time looking for somewhere to lay the blame as opposed to saying ... I effed up, this is not working we need to fix it... and problem solving for a solution. I am petrified of having to do pizza production with her as she is doesn't get the idea that we have to hustle.
I went to the exec sous over this issue and I felt like such an evil B****. We all are new but I don't see her working out and I saw it from her first day. Sadly I have a very good judge of people and I'm right more times than I'm wrong. He thanked me for going to him and he and the exec already had concerns with this person so at least we weren't alone.