JOB SUMMARY: Prepares foods/beverages and maintains food service sanitation.
MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Assists in the preparation of food according to daily menu and/or grill requests. 2. Assures compliance with all applicable sanitation and safety laws, regulations and procedures pertaining to the storage, preparation, and serving of foods; utensils, dishware and table service. 3. Preps food for catering and next day menu items as needed. 4. Properly dates open food containers. Maintains fresh and safe food practices and discards outdated food items. Documents outdated food items as a removal from inventory. 5. Maintains good food service sanitation practices; keeps work areas neat and free from hazards. 6. Performs cleaning tasks as assigned; tends and loads dishwashing machine as required 7. Maintains proper temperature of cold and hot food items. 8. Follows standardized recipes for menu items as directed by executive chef. 9. Attends departmental staff meetings and scheduled in-service meetings as requested. 10. Other tasks as requested or assigned.
MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT USED: Kitchen equipment and utensils, carts, food service equipment; other materials and equipment necessary to the completion of job responsibilities.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS PREFERRED:
Education and Experience Associates degree in culinary science or several years of experience preparing food, food service sanitation certificate would be a plus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Ability to see clearly generally and with close vision; ability to perceive colors; ability to hear in normal conversation and when using the telephone; ability to see normal printed and written data; ability to speak clearly and be understood; ability to speak English clearly and be understood; ability to handle small objects and utensils; ability to handle and move larger objects such as carts, chairs, tables.
HOURS: 10:00 am – 6:30 pm
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
• Knowledge of food preparation practices and sanitation procedures, and the ability to prepare meals by following an established menu.
• Knowledge of kitchen procedures, and the ability to work alone or in a team to accomplish meal preparation, sanitation and orderliness of operation.
• Ability to prepare foods to result in the highest quality presentation to the consumer.
• Knowledge of student rights and the ability to respond to each student with empathy and respect.
• Knowledge of policies, procedures, philosophies, rules and regulations governing the delivery of services to consumers.
• Ability to communicate clearly, and effectively, both orally and in writing.
• Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, other departments and consumers.
• Ability to deal courteously and diplomatically with consumers.
To apply, please electronically submit your resume along with a letter of interest to:
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