Cook - Student Dining Room
University of St. Thomas (Minn.) - Saint Paul, MN

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Job Summary

The University of St. Thomas, Dining Services Department, is accepting applications for a Cook in The View, in the Anderson Student Center.

The position is full-time, 9 month, benefit eligible positions. The position will have flexible hours and work week night and weekend hours.

Responsibilities include: daily preparation of food item in the Student Dining Room, Catering, Pantry, and other stations or areas of the kitchen; setting up stations according to guidelines; preparing all food items as directed in a sanitary and timely manner; following recipes, portion controls, and presentation specifications as set by management; restocking all items as needed; cleaning and maintaining station in practicing good safety, sanitation, and organization skills; assisting with the cleaning, sanitation, and organization of kitchen, walk-in coolers, and all other storage areas; and performing additional responsibilities as requested by the Chef, Sous Chef(s) or Kitchen Manager(s) at any time.


Equivalent to a High School diploma and two years of experience in large-scale institutional food preparation and high-volume cooking environment.

The successful candidate will have strong organization skills; ability to make ad-hoc decisions; is a self-starter who can work in a fast pace environment; experienced in operating, cleaning and performing minor maintenance to large institutional food preparation and cooking equipment; as well as previous experience with large quantity and events. They will also have the ability to make accurate arithmetic calculations; be able to read, understand and follow oral and written directions; establish and maintain effective working relationships; and will be able to contribute effectively to the accomplishment of team or work unit goals, objectives and activities.

Inspired by Catholic Intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good. The successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement. We offer a challenging, supportive work environment and an excellent benefit package.

In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires consent and successful completion of a background screening.

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