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Cook II

Apply now Job no: 494181
Categories: Staff
Department: Qdoba

New employees with a start date on or later than March 1, 2022 must be fully vaccinated when they first report to work at Davidson College. Please see the full new hire vaccination policy here

How it's Done...

  • Preparing Food that Celebrates our Passion for Ingredients

    • Prepares food according to specifications by using approved recipes, proper portioning, and food prep logs/tools
    • Conducts regular visual and taste tests to ensure food is of highest quality and prepared according to specs
    • Restocks front line with prepared product during peak volumes and/or in accordance with time & temperature
    • Adheres to food safety standards and reports any questionable food deliveries and/or practices
    • Prepares food volume based on sales compared to existing inventory and incoming orders
    • Receives food orders; cleans, organizes, and rotates items in the walk-in cooler
    • Helps manage inventory control
    • Pays careful attention to presentation of food
    • Ensures product is being prepared at peak volume periods

    Creating an Environment that Showcases Handcrafted Preparation

    • Showcases the preparation of certain menu items in the front of the house and samples freshly prepared items as appropriate during peak business hours
    • Frequently cleans the kitchen area, grill, restrooms, and equipment, and assists in maintaining overall restaurant cleanliness

    Providing Services that Invites Interaction with Our Guests

    • Interacts with and engages guests and other team members
    • Creates guest orders as requested and ensures the accuracy of each order when working the service line
    • Busses dining room area during peak volume periods

    It’s All About…

    Keeping it Real

    • Being yourself
    • Having a positive attitude and a genuine desire to make others happy
    • Being confident yet open to asking for support
    • Having pride in who you are and what you do
    • Taking personal accountability

    Serving One Another

    • Letting others be themselves
    • Treating each other with care & respect
    • Welcoming new members to the team
    • Enjoying being part of a team and helping others
    • Being dependable and reliable
    • Being self-motivated and action-oriented
    • Communicating effectively and positively
    • Holding each other accountable
    • Never walking past a problem
    • Making recommendations for improvements

    Serving the Guest

    • Having a desire to serve others
    • Making each guest feel welcome and appreciated
    • Anticipating guests’ needs and personalizing conversations
    • Enthusiastically conveying a passion for food and sharing flavor exploration
    • Being empowered to making it right for the guest
    • Being thoughtfully generous

    Learning & Growing

    • Being curious
    • Taking initiative to understand and learn
    • Applying what you learn
    • Sharing what you learn

    POSTION REQUIREMENTS: Prior restaurant kitchen experience is preferred. Fundamental reading, writing, math and digital communication skills are required. May be required to reach, bend, stoop, climb, and/or lift up to 50 pounds. May be required to operate/access equipment at standard heights while walking or standing during entire shift. Hazards include, but are not limited to, slipping, tripping, burns, cuts, abrasions, and falls. Must be willing to work a variety of shifts, sometimes extending beyond eight hours, based upon local operating hours. Must be able to work weekends and holidays.

  • Benefits include:

    • Meals provided during your work shift
    • Medical, Dental, Vision and Critical Illness insurance 
    • Retirement Savings Plan
    • Paid sick and vacation days
    • 11+ paid holidays
    • Closed for most major holidays, allowing team members to have time with family and friends
    • Access to campus facilities – fitness center, Lake Campus, free home game sports tickets
    • Discounts at many local business
    • Differential pay of additional $1 if work after 6 pm on weekdays and on weekends

    Sign on bonus in 4 installments:

    1st payment - $250  with first full pay check

    2nd payment - $500 in December 2022

    3rd payment - $250 in  January 2023

    4th payment - $500 on May 2023

Meals are included during the employee's normal work hours. 

Applicants should complete the online application at 

At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community.  In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.

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