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Assists Cook I and Chef in food service in University Dining Hall. Under the supervision of the Cook I, the Cook II follows HACCP guidelines and is responsible for the timely preparation and presentation of food using all the various cooking methods.
Receives direction from Cook I and Chef regarding daily production responsibilities. Batch cooking techniques must be followed through all stages of preparation. Follows standardized recipes and contributes information to Cook I and Chef regarding accurate completion of production sheets. Maintains quality assurance standards set forth by management regarding: appearance, temperature, texture, taste. Communicates effectively with Unit Leader I and Serving Line Attendants regarding production and amount of food available on serving line. Labels, dates, covers and stores all leftovers properly. Responsible for maintaining "clean as you go" standards and ensuring work area is clean and sanitized during and at the end of work shift. Ongoing training is mandatory and must be attended when offered. In addition to the job description of the Cook II, the Catering Cook II must have skills and knowledge in catering cooking methods and display techniques.
A High School Diploma or GED is preferred and 0 to 1 year of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Some recent experience in food service preferred. Ability to communicate and implement management direction. Ability to lift 10 - 25lbs. Must be willing to work flexible hours, 7 day a week operation. Position is for 9 months per year.
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Residential and Hospitality Services
$13.11 - $20.89
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Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Internal Number: JR00015063
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