Cook II 5284BR Finance & Administration Aux-Dining Services
Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function:Wage Band:
Department/College Description As a member of the RIT community you'll receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with your pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. For more information, go to: www.rit.edu/benefits.
About RIT Dining Services Dining Services supports all meal plans both on campus and at select off campus locations. We are looking for a high energy team member that enjoys working in a busy environment serving customers. The successful candidate will need to be able to work with a diverse student work force which may include of deaf / hard of hearing, and internationals students. Hours would change for breaks, intersession and summer semester. This position may support serving from 1500 to over 3000 customers (faculty, staff and students) in any one location on a daily basis.
Please note: Hours subject to location business needs. Flexible scheduling/work hours may be required during break week, summer and intersession. In addition, large institute events may require additional hours (such as commencement (graduation) and Imagine RIT Festival).
Detailed Job Description Please note: There are currently 3 Cook positions Open
2 positions: Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm Rotating weekends 1 Position: Work Schedule Monday-Friday 10am-6:30pm
Summary Executes advanced hot food preparation in RIT Dining locations. The primary responsibility (>60% of the job) is to cook full entrees that requires advanced food preparation techniques. Provides mentorship and acts as a resource to Cook I. Ensures quality food preparation, safety, sanitation, and customer service.
Cooks entrees to include proteins and sides requiring advanced food preparation techniques.
Prepares menu items according to production specification and recipes from menu management database.
Assist in training and supervising staff and students on all food procedures for both front and back of the house of operation and on proper use, cleaning, and sanitization of equipment.
Provides support to Junior Sous Chefs or Sous Chefs on special projects. Continuously provides input into development of menus.
May perform similar cooking duties as Cook I such as short orders such as hamburgers, chicken, eggs, and other grill items as well as prepare cold food items such as items for delicatessen/salad bar and compound salads.
Washes, cuts, and prepares hot and cold foods.
Ensures all prepared food is satisfactory in quality and quantity prepared, and served and stored at proper temperatures and times.
Assists in maintaining proper labeling, rotation, and storage of food items.
Cleans cooking utensils, grills, ovens, hoods, and other kitchen equipment.
Maintains sanitation and health and safety standards. Serve as a good example for proper sanitation, cleaning and personal hygiene.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Minimum Qualifications
High School Diploma or GED and 1 year of experience in a high volume restaurant, country club, or institutional setting.
Servsafe certified or ability to obtain within six months of hire.
Must successfully complete Cook II culinary skills test.
Demonstrated ability to deliver exceptional customer service.
Strong communication (verbal, written, interpersonal) skills and an ability to communicate effectively with a diverse constituency.
Strong time management, organizational and multi-tasking skills.
Ability to meet multiple deadlines and manage competing priorities.
Must be adaptable to a frequently changing environment and ability to adhere to professional standards in stressful situations.
Ability to bring creativity to the development of menus in conjunction with culinary leadership.
Ability to follow New York State and Monroe County health codes as they relate to health, sanitation and safety.
Possess an awareness and basic knowledge of allergens, food sensitivities and dietetic restrictions.
Ability to work with the customer and management in resolving potential diet limitations of the customer.
Understand and comply with all institute and department policies and procedures.
Ability to work professionally, ethically and with integrity; uphold the vision, mission and core values of the University.
Ability to execute entrees required advanced culinary techniques.
Ability to mentor and lead less experienced kitchen staff.
Possess a passion for food.
Ability to report to work on time, adhere to break policy, wear proper uniform and hair restraint.
Required Application Documents
How to Apply In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number. The direct link to this posting can be found here: https://sjobs.brassring.com/
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As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov
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