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Food Service Worker - Penn Dining - Residential and Hospitality ServicesJob Profile Title
Food Service Worker-UnionJob Description Summary
Prepare, display, and serve hot and cold ingredients and food items in safe and sanitary manner; garnish and decorate service areas in attractive manner. Follow all HACCP procedures and other monitoring methods when handling, preparing, serving, and storing foods and chemicals. Complete any required logs and charts, date and label all foods, ingredients and leftovers; keep accurate production records. Responsible for serving and restocking food, beverages, condiments, dishes and other
items; communicate with management, supervisors, and fellow employees about needs for food, ingredientsJob Description
Prepare, display, and serve ingredients and food items in a safe and sanitary manner. Follow all correct HACCP procedures and other monitoring methods when handling, preparing, serving, and storing foods and chemicals. Responsible for serving and restocking food, beverages, condiments, dishes and other items in their proper areas in an attractive, safe and sanitary fashion. Work, storage and service areas are expected to be kept neat and free of debris and other clutter and also to be continuously cleaned and sanitized. Responsible for ensuring the cleanliness, sanitation and proper storage of all tools and utensils utilized. Required to communicate with management, supervisors, and fellow employees about needs for foods, ingredients and supplies; keep management, supervisors and workers aware of potential safety and stock rotation problems.
Assist with the maintenance of other areas in the dining halls, including but not limited to dining rooms, tray belts, dish room carts, lowerators, bus carts, refrigerator carts, and warming carts. Clean and sanitize any and all food preparation equipment and areas as assigned. Replenish hand soap and towels, and otherwise assist in the cleaning and set-up of the entire dining hall or special service areas as needed. Assist in stocking and delivering food, chemicals and other supplies and equipment as needed. Properly utilize, clean, and sanitize garbage disposals and their surrounding areas. Remove and correctly dispose of trash and other waste and recyclable materials, utilizing correct procedures for transporting food and waste separately, and will clean and sanitize all trash cans and dumpsters. properly clean, sanitize and store all pots, pans, utensils and other equipment, meeting all safety, sanitation and HACCP procedures in the process. Storage shelves, cleaning equipment, sinks and surrounding floor and wall areas are to be kept clean, sanitary and free of clutter at all times. Utilize proper "clean as you go" techniques and safety mats to prevent spills and other hazards from presenting dangers to all employees. Promptly return clean dishes, silverware and other equipment to the appropriate areas. Disassemble the dish machine and its associated parts, properly clean and sanitize all parts on the dish machine and reassemble for use during the next service period. Sweep, mop, and clean all service areas, floors, mats, counters and dish belt areas. Periodically descale machine with approved chemicals and safety equipment, with the approval of management, to ensure lime buildup is controlled. Maintain all associated temperatures and HACCP records.
A High School Diploma or GED is preferred and 0-1 year of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Recent experience in food service preferred. Demonstrated customer service skills. Ability to communicate and implement management direction. Ability to lift 10 - 25 lbs. Must be willing to work flexible hours, 7 day per week operation. Position is for 9 months per year.Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaDepartment / School
Residential and Hospitality ServicesPay Range
$12.11 - $19.23
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