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Second Cook Basic Function and Responsibility Under direction, prepares and cooks large quantities of food as assigned for high volume dining room feeding and for specialized catered functions. Moderately heavy lifting is necessary, up to 50 pounds.
Characteristic Duties -As assigned, prepares and cooks, from recipes, large quantities of food and menu items.
-Assists in the organization of the kitchen for the proper preparation of food.
-Participates in breakfast, lunch, receptions, dinner and/or catered events.
-Hand carves and/or sautes to order food items at catered events.
-Demonstrate and practices knowledge of proper health code sanitation and safety standards.
-Assists, as directed, in the organization and training of cook's helpers, food service workers, and students assigned to work area in the preparation of food and the proper operation of relevant equipment.
-May assist in the monitoring of the preparation and cooking of food in assigned area.
-May be assigned to assist in the transportation and delivery of food and equipment for special function catering.
-Participates, in assuring that food is properly panned and garnished in a timely manner in order to meet the service and quality needs of the operation.
-May be assigned other duties during slow periods such as semester breaks, holidays and summer.
-Performs all other related duties as assigned.
Supervision Received Reports to the Chef Manager in assigned unit, may receive functional direction from unit manager on duty, chef or first cook.
Supervision Exercised Assist in the monitoring of work by cook's helpers and food service workers and other support personnel.
Position Details: Department: BCDS Corcoran Commons Position: Second Cook Grade: E View Salary Range
Education: High School Diploma. Extensive experience may substitute for education. NRA ServSafe certification required and MRA Allergen certification.
Experience: Minimum of 2 -3 years of quality large volume institutional cooking. Supervisory experience preferred.
Skills: Must be able to read and write English. Must be able to effectively work in a fast-paced operation with a diverse staff. Must have outstanding human relations skills. Must be able to operate basic kitchen equipment. Must be able to lift moderately heavy objects, up to 50 pounds on an on-going basis.
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.
Internal Number: 2708
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Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.