$14.42 - $19.01 hourly
3170B-OCH - DINING SERVICES
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Job Summary Statement:
Under the direction of the Management Team, Principal Cook, Senior Cook and/or Cook, is responsible for providing team leadership to one or more Senior Food Service Workers and Food Service Workers. Assign, motivate and monitor the work of others in the production and/or service of one or more food products from a specified menu. Prepare menu items and recipes according to production, culinary and quality standards. Accurately and appropriately utilize all production equipment. Evaluate recipes and submit changes to management. Assign and monitor food production needs to team members and ensure production needs are met. Adhere to all food handling and sanitation guidelines. Provide gracious customer service. Interact with team members and guests in a high volume dining environment.
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Qualifications for Position
Ability to read, understand, and speak English sufficient to determine and carry out job duties.
Skill in interacting effectively with guests and team members and managers in a high volume public contact setting using positive body language, direct eye contact, active listening, problem solving techniques.
Ability to interact in a team based environment.
Ability to perform effectively under conditions of fluctuating workload.
Skill in adding and subtracting whole numbers, decimals and fractions sufficient to properly adhere to production and customer flow parameters.
Ability to stand, climb, stoop, push and crouch for extended periods of time as required to complete job duties.
Ability to occasionally lift items weighing up to fifty pounds such as bags of supplies, filled stock pots, cases of food products.
Ability to stand continuously throughout an eight hour shift on uncarpeted surfaces.
Ability to measure dry and liquid food stuffs in units of measurement such as cup, pint, quart, pound, and oz to properly adhere to recipe and production requirements.
Skill in operating equipment such as mixers, food processors, slicers, blenders, impingers, gas range, flat top grill, char broiler, hot wells, deep fat fryers, rotisseries, rheon machines, woks, saute pans, steamers, and kettles.
Knowledge of the rules and procedures of sanitation and safety as they apply to production, storage and service within a food establishment
Time management and organization skills to review daily production needs and plan daily work schedule.
Ability to exercise good judgment and provide guests quality customer service.
Culinary knowledge of food inventory, recipes, menus and production methods, including a good understanding of culinary terminology.
Previous experience producing and presenting food in a high volume food service environment.
Ability to lead small teams, 2-5 people, in a collaborative manner, motivating team to complete tasks effectively and efficiently.
Ability to provide team leadership to one or more Senior Food Service Workers and Food Service Workers.
Ability to accurately complete and maintain paperwork, including temperature logs and production records.
Additional Posting Information
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Working hours vary includes nights and weekends. We are recruiting for candidates with prior culinary experience in: Fresh, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetarian and Organic cuisines. NOTE: This position REQUIRES that a RESUME be submitted in addition to the application. Please have the FILE ready to upload when applying.
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Requirements Per UC Policy
Conflict of Interest:
Continued employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation.
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Other Special Employment Requirements:
Age Requirement: Applicants must be 18 years or older to be eligible to be hired. Drug/Alcohol Test: Offer of employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory drug and alcohol test. Pre-employment Physical: Offer of employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory pre-employment physical examination. Reading Comprehension Test: A Reading Assessment will be conducted.
UCLA - 20 months ago