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Cook I - Vail Commons

Apply now Job no: 493091
Categories: Staff
Department: Auxiliary Services

The Cook I position is a 12-month full-time benefited position that produces hot and cold food in quantity to service our customers 3-meals-a-day, 7-days-a-week.

Position responsibilities:

Cook I is the principal cook for daily meal production and is responsible for the shifts hot and cold food production. Duties includes:

-Prepare assigned dishes or portion of meal according to established procedures and recipes. -Display preparation and cooking items to order.

-Grill preparation and batch cooking production.

-Cold preparation which includes fruit and vegetable fabrication, salads and dressings.

-Proper handling and storage of food product.

-Responsible for utilization of leftover product to be utilized.

-Perform clean-up of kitchen, utensils and appliances; assist with proper storage of foods according to health code policy. Adhere to all unit standards to include food production, equipment maintenance.

-Responsible for helping with recycling efforts as required by the health department and the College.

-Other duties and work areas as assigned by the Executive Chef.

Required qualifications

-Minimum 3 years’ experience in a high-volume kitchen able to produce hot and cold food.

-knowledge of safe food handling practices and ensure compliance of state health guidelines.

-Ability to read and understand recipes and measurements.

- Strong knife skills

- Knowledge of various cooking techniques

- Know how to utilize kitchen equipment and clean equipment.

Preferred qualifications:

Associates degree in Culinary Arts; ServSafe Certified

Working Conditions

Work in industrial kitchen area with heavy equipment, sharp utensils and cutlery, steam tables, ovens and grills. Requires ability to lift 20-50 pounds. Area may be steamy, hot and have exposure to slippery floors. Hours and days of work schedule vary. Working outdoors may be required based on needs of the business. which can include preparation and cooking.

To apply:

Apply online at http://employment.davidson.edu and attach a current resume and cover letter. If you have work hour or day restrictions, please indicate in your cover letter what the restrictions are.

 

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