Caters is currently recruiting for Cooks in various RISD Dining locations.
We are a self-operating dining department with a dedication to exceptional hospitality, supporting local farms through seasonally inspired menus, and utilizing the strengths of our staff to provide the absolute best in culinary artistry to our greater community.
This is a hands-on position requiring preparation of a wide variety of menu items utilizing a range of cooking methods including grilling, frying, sauteing, and baking and utilizing various kitchen equipment. Actively participate in a team setting, with keen attention to customer service, and to culinary and visual detail in support of dining's mission.
Our department operates with a focus on mutual respect and a passion for what we do in a supportive and inclusive workplace. We offer RIPTA transportation to and from work, a meal at every shift, and a competitive benefits package. We are open to training applicants who demonstrate the initiative and interest required for success in our dynamic team environment.
Job Qualifications Required:
High school diploma required or an equivalent combination of education and experience. One to three years of experience as a cook or other related employment, with progressive responsibility in a fast-paced, high volume restaurant or institutional food service setting with high quality standards. . Rhode Island sanitation/ServSafe certification is required or must be attained within orientation and review period.
Job Qualifications Preferred:
Some cash handling experience preferred
Employment Type: Full-Time
Department: D&CS Admin
Internal Number: 2083
About Rhode Island School of Design
Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), founded in 1877, is a fine arts and design college located in Providence, Rhode Island. Enrolling about 2000 undergraduates and 400 graduate students from across the United States and 55 other countries, RISD offers 16 undergraduate majors and 16 graduate majors, and is ranked annually by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top art and design schools in the United States. RISD’s rigorous education encourages creative experimentation and intellectual risk-taking, challenging students to question their approach to art making through critical thinking. There are over 90,000 works of art in the RISD Museum, which houses a collection of fine and decorative art objects. The first public galleries opened in 1893. The RISD Library is one of the oldest independent art college libraries in the country with more than 150,000 volumes and 380 periodical subscriptions which offer unusual depth and richness in the areas of architecture, art, design, and photography. The RISD campus is contiguous with the campus of Brown University and the two institutions share social, academic, and community resources.RISD recognizes diversity and inclusivity as fundament...al to its learning community and integral to an art and design education. We welcome candidates whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. RISD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.