FT General Cook II @ Donahue Hall (PM hours)
Villanova University - Villanova, PA

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Schedule: Friday to Monday 9:30 am – 8:30 pm

Culinary professional who is responsible for preparing and cooking sauces, soups, entrees, vegetables, cold foods, and any other menu items. Responsible for food safety and sanitation. Assists Chefs and Assistant Chefs as needed and may be the lead cook during a shift. Responsible for food safety and sanitation under guidelines set by Villanova Dining Services. Works with chefs, managers and other staff to ensure the success of the department. Focuses on our Core Values : Safety and Sanitation, Friendly Courteous Service, Quality, Meticulous Attention to Detail.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Follows recipes and produces food items as assigned by the chef.

Maintains proper food temperatures and appearance of food.

Records and maintains food production records.

Responsible for gathering ingredients needed for food production.

Verifies all portion sizes, quality standards, department polices and procedures, and core values are adhered to with the rest of the culinary team.

Responsible for proper storage of leftovers.

Responsible for opening and closing procedures in the kitchen for the unit.

Responsible for cleaning and sanitizing equipment.

Works special functions and catering events as needed by the department.

Performs additional tasks as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
High School diploma required. Culinary certification and Serv Safe certification preferred.

Knowledge of food preparation including sauces and soups, food safety and sanitation procedures.

3 years of culinary experience in restaurants or college/university setting

Basic reading and writing skills. Ability to follow written recipes.

Excellent communication skills

Ability to work with minimal supervision

Preferred Qualifications:
Culinary certification and Serv Safe certification preferred.

Knowledge of food preparation including sauces and soups, food safety and sanitation procedures.

All kitchen equipment including set up, operation, break down.

Proper knife skills.

Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours:
Exposure to chemicals, extreme in temperature in walk in refrigerators, freezers, and prep rooms.

Ability to stand on feet for extended periods of time.

Minimum lifting requirements: 30 lbs.

Pulling and pushing of food transport trucks.

Work special functions as required by chefs/managers.

Additional duties as assigned by chefs/managers that may include utility and pantry duties.

Special Message to Applicants:
Posting Date:
01/14/2011

Closing Date:
Open Until Filled

Yes

Salary Posting Information:
$13.52/hr

Salary Band:
F

Job Classification:
Non-Exempt

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