The Senior Cook position is located at the Athletic Training Table in the High Altitude Performance Center.
Guide and assist kitchen staff in performance of operations; independently perform general and routine cooking tasks; function as shift supervisor, as directed.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Prepare and cook meat, fish, vegetables, gravies, cereals, soups, fruits, salads and desserts according to recipes and established procedures for food preparation; cook or oversee the cooking of specialty or banquet items.
Prepare food production reports; review daily menu and adjust recipe for day's production requirements; order food and supplies; taste test food for quality control.
Lock and unlock freezers and storage areas; ensure storage, rotation and use of leftover food; maintain portion controls.
Maintain established standards for sanitation and safety.
Clean kitchen, utensils and work areas as necessary.
Assist in training, supervising and scheduling kitchen staff; provide direction and guidance in daily operations.
May assist in maintaining equipment.
Maintain currency in field by attending workshops or reading associated journals.
This position has been deemed essential as addressed in the University of Wyoming’s Employee Handbook. Employees in essential positions may be required to work during emergency closures and winter closure based on the nature of their job duties and the reasons for the closure.
The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university.
Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado’s Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit http://visitlaramie.org/
UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.
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Education: High School Diploma or GED or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
Experience: 1 year of cooking experience in a fast paced restaurant kitchen or food production facility
Culinary training and/or expertise
Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, resume or C.V. and contact information for four work-related references.