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Under direct supervision, prepares food items according to menus and numbers of portions to be served, receives and stores food supplies, equipment, and utensils in refrigerators, cupboards, and other storage areas, and carries food supplies, equipment, and utensils to and from storage and work areas. Weighs or measures ingredients, uses manual and/or electric appliances to clean, peel, slice, and trim foods, and washes, peels and/or cuts various foods to prepare for cooking or serving. Assures that the kitchen is equipped with all necessary food and cooking items for scheduled meals and informs supervisors when supplies are low or equipment is not working properly. Cleans galley equipment, kitchen appliances, and work areas in order to ensure cleanliness and functional operation, and removes trash and cleans kitchen garbage containers. Trains and assists new employees and assists in other kitchen departments as time permits.
General knowledge at the high school level.
Working knowledge of preparation methods and practices for a variety of foods, and considerable knowledge of basic kitchen sanitation methods and food safety practices. Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information. Ability to read and interpret recipes and calculate necessary quantities of ingredients. Ability to learn to operate institutional kitchen equipment. Experience with meat slicer, pre-packaging and baking. Ability to coordinate both preparation and timing for menu food items.
Working Conditions / Demands
Ability to perform work with considerable standing and light-medium physical effort under hot working conditions. Ability to maintain acceptable standards of personal hygiene.
Some available positions are located in meat slicing areas, in cold temperatures.
29 hours per week.
Salary Plan: HR
Salary Grade: HR
Job Function: Temporary Hourly
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