Schedule: AM & PM shifts available, including weekends
Perks: Free shift meals, free MTA bus rides, partial-benefits plan, temp-to-perm
Pay: starting at $15.00 an hour
The Temporary Cook Assistant is a key member of the Campus Dining Team within the Division of Administration at Vanderbilt University. The Temporary Cook Assistant is responsible for supporting the culinary leadership in a variety of functions and executing simple recipes. This position is also responsible for washing and cutting meats and vegetables using simple cuts, preparing a variety of ingredients for cooking and serving food to guests while providing high-quality customer service. This position does not have any delegation responsibilities in the kitchen.
Vanderbilt Campus Dining takes pride in the culinary creations served from our kitchens. Our Dining program is highly decorated, the winner of many prestigious awards in the foodservice industry, including Best On-Site Food Service Operation in the Nation, Best Food Service Operator, the prestigious Ivy Award, and many more. We have main dining centers, restaurants, and cafes, convenience stores, and we employ over 300 employees.
Duties and Responsibilities
Cook food using simple recipes
Cut, trim, and chop meat, poultry and vegetables using simple knife skills
Prepare and serve food according to production guidelines and recipes
Responsible for using correct portions when cutting, preparing, and serving items
Evaluates food quality and preparedness by using proper quality control measures
Cover, date and correctly store all food items as per safe food-handling procedures
Complete production sheets, which includes logs for waste, temperature and actual prepared product
Identify production needs based on recipes and par levels
Ensure food is stored at the correct temperature for the prescribed length of time while following all food safety standards and complete daily temperature logs
Set up and break down work stations
Cleans and sanitizes work areas, equipment, and utensils to ensure a clean and sanitary work station
Internal Number: 2000878
About Vanderbilt University
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