General Cook II - The Inn at Villanova University

Location
Villanova
Posted
Apr 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


General Cook II - The Inn at Villanova University

Posting Number: 20171334S

Position Type: Staff

Recruitment Type: Internal/External Applicants

Work Schedule: FT/12 Month

Department: 507-Inn at Villanova University

Position Summary
Become a part of the team at the newly renovated, re-branded, 4-diamond style Inn at Villanova University!

The General Cook II performs a variety of task including, but not limited to food prep, grill cooking, cleaning and sanitation of kitchen area with minimal supervision. This person has in-depth knowledge of food safety and sanitation under guidelines set by The Inn at VU. This person works with chefs, managers and other staff to ensure the success of the Inn. All team members should improve our systems and overall operation.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work assigned areas such as main kitchen, buffets, action stations, etc. Ability to identify needs for various stations, with minimal supervision. This includes small ware needs, equipment needs and settings, portion controls, and overall quality of ingredients.
  • Follow recipes and produce food items as assigned by Chefs. Maintain proper food temperatures and appearance of food. Record and maintain food production records. Be responsible for gathering ingredients, utensils, pots, pans and food from walk-ins and freezers for preparation of product.
  • Clean and sanitize equipment including but not limited to hoods, ovens, grills, floors, walls, hot trucks, kettles, prep tables, broilers, char broilers and other cleaning task as assigned by chefs/ managers.
  • Work special functions if requested.
  • Ability to lead the kitchen team without Manager presence. Additional duties as assigned by chefs/managers that may include utility and pantry duties.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications
  • High School Graduate or Formal GED.
  • In-depth knowledge of food service safety and sanitation procedures.
  • Must have at least three years of basic food service experience.
  • Ability to read and interpret recipes and adjust scale to yield requirements.
  • Practices excellent personal hygiene habits; follows and adheres to uniform standards daily.
  • Basic communication skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to interact with people on a constant basis.
  • In-depth knowledge of operating commercial kitchen equipment and their functions.
  • Ability to set-up, operate, break down and clean.
  • Ability to properly use knives, slicer, ovens and other equipment as directed by chef/managers.


Preferred Qualifications


Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours
  • Tools, machinery and equipment used: Knives, oven, grill, fryer, slicer, broiler, rational oven, and dish machine.
  • Environmental conditions: (any unusual/adverse conditions such as exposure to chemicals, noise, illumination, air quality, weather exposure etc.) Ability to use chemicals daily as required. Will use proper protective equipment as called for by the specific chemical and task.
  • Physical requirements: (items such as lifting, pushing, pulling, standing or sitting for extended periods of time, manual dexterity, walking etc.) Ability to lift up to 40 pounds independently, sit stand for extended periods, push/pull up to 40 pounds independently, use various chemicals


Special Message to Applicants


Posting Date: 04/18/2017

Closing Date (12am ET):

Open Until Filled:

Salary Posting Information: $14.08/hour

Salary Band: F

Job Classification: Non-Exempt

To apply, visit: https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/11045

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values. Villanova University is committed to providing leadership in the attainment of equal employment for all individuals. It is the policy and practice of Villanova University to recruit and select applicants on the basis of their qualifications and abilities. This effort is in compliance with all federal and state laws, including Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1975, Executive Order 11246, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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