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Line Cook/Prep Cook

Company: Sodexo
Location: Rossville
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Job Description:

UNIT DESCRIPTION:

Apply today start in August! Come join our team on the campus Franklin and Marshall College! This is not your Mom and Dad’s cafeteria. We have a newly renovated kitchen with state-of-the-art equipment. Come show off your skills at our nine different venues located in the Ben Franklin dining hall.

Dining Services has many openings in different areas throughout campus. Perfect opportunity to cross train on Campus.

We offer part-time and full-time positions and offer many benefits and incentives in addition to our very competitive and generous pay scale.

Some include-

Full Slate of Health, Dental and Vision Benefits

401K Plan from Day One!

Roth 401K now available

Company Matches up to 6% on 401Ks

Paid Vacations, Holiday Pay, Sick Pay

Long-Term and Short-Term Disability Benefit Options

Tuition Reimbursement and Scholarship Funds for You and Your Family

Real Professional Growth Opportunities Globally

Employee Purchasing Program

Free meals when you work

Stipend for Safety Shoes Annually

Free New Uniforms Provided Annually

Anniversary Awards

We offer sign on Bonuses. Must start by August 15, 2021

Perfect Attendance Bonuses

Spot Bonuses for a Job Well done

Referral Bonuses

Most Holidays off

Free Pool

Free Gym membership

Position Summary:

The Cook I will accurately and efficiently prepare, portion, cook, and present a variety of hot and/or cold food items for various meal periods: to include Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Special/Catered Events. The general responsibilities of the position include those listed below, but Sodexo may identify other responsibilities of the position. These responsibilities may differ among accounts, depending on business necessities and client requirements.

 

General Responsibilities:

  • Prepares and cooks to order foods that may require short preparation time.
  • May prepare food and serve customers at an a la carte and may operate a grill station.
  • Prepares food in accordance with current applicable federal, state and corporate standards, guidelines and regulations to ensure high-quality food service is provided.
  • Reads food order or receives verbal instructions on food required by patron, and prepares and cooks food according to instructions.
  • Provides the highest quality of service to customers at all times.
  • Follows basic recipes and/or product directions for preparing, seasoning, cooking, tasting, carving and serving soups, meats, vegetables, desserts and other foodstuffs for consumption in eating establishments.
  • Prepares foods under direct supervision or instruction by operating a variety of kitchen equipment to measure and mix ingredients, washing, peeling, cutting and shredding fruits and vegetables, and trimming and cutting meat, poultry or fish for culinary use.
  • Tastes products, reads menus, estimates food requirements, checks production, and keeps records in order to accurately plan production requirements and requisition supplies and equipment.
  • May clean and sanitize work stations and equipment and must follow all Sodexo, client and regulatory rules and procedures.
  • Attends all allergy and foodborne illness in-service training.
  • Complies with all Sodexo HACCP policies and procedures.
  • Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner.
  • Complies with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures.
  • Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training and hazard assessments.  
  • Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated.
  • May receive inventory, move and lift foodstuffs and supplies and prepare meals for customers requiring special diets.
  • May produce some batch goods using basic cooking techniques.
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Qualifications & Requirements:
  • Willingness to be open to learning and growing.
  • Maturity of judgment and behavior.
  • Maintains high standards for work areas and appearance.
  • Maintains a positive attitude.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule helpful.
  • Must comply with any dress code requirements.
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends and some holidays.
  • Attends work and shows up for scheduled shift on time with satisfactory regularity.

Experience/Knowledge:

  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent.
  • 0 to 2 years of related work experience.
  • Knowledge of basic operation of equipment and cash-handling procedures preferred.

Skills/Aptitude:

  • Presents self in a highly professional manner to others and understands that honesty and ethics are essential.
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude.
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers and other departments with professionalism and respect.
  • Maintains a professional relationship with all coworkers, vendor representatives, supervisors, managers, customers, and client representatives.
  • Ability to use a computer.
  • Good working knowledge of food preparation.
  • Requires familiarity of kitchen equipment.
  • Must be able to read and follow a recipe unsupervised

Physical Requirements:

  • Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus, with or without corrective lenses.
  • Significant walking or other means of mobility.
  • Ability to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).
  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop, push and/or pull, and frequently lift up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift/move 40 pounds.

Working Conditions (may add additional conditions specific to defined work location):

  • Generally in an indoor setting; however, may supervise outside activities and events.
  • Varying schedule to include evenings, holidays, weekends and extended hours as business dictates.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is primarily in a controlled, temperate environment; however, may be exposed to heat/cold during support of outside activities.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Keywords: Sodexo, Baltimore , Line Cook/Prep Cook, Other , Rossville, Maryland

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