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Department Information Come work for DineWest, UWG’s self-operated dining service where you will gain valuable experience, competitive pay, and a meal with every shift that you work. UWG offers excellent benefits including health, vision, dental, life as well as excellent retirement benefits. There are multiple locations across campus including Chick Fil A, Starbucks, catering, concessions and dining halls. Learn to prepare food, become a barista at Starbucks, manage a cash register, and perform inventory functions and reconciliation. You can gain skills that will go with you the as you progress through your career. Learn how to deliver “Excellent Customer Service and Hospitality”, how to ensure compliance with food safety and sanitation standards, how to prepare and serve food and much more. Come join our team and take the next step in your career.Job Summary
Prepares food and performs general cooking duties for the dining halls and/ or catering events and performs other preparation and sanitation duties as required.
High school diploma or GED and one year experience working in institutional or commercial cooking operation; or no high school/GED diploma and three years’ work experience in institutional or commercial cooking operation. Must be a team player and have excellent customer service skills.
1-2 years high volume institutional cook experience.
Technical training in commercial food service preferred. Knowledge of proper food preparation and storage. Knowledge of safe temperatures for serving food and storage of refrigerated and frozen storage of raw and cooked foods. Knowledge of principles of food sanitation, health hazards, and the necessary precautionary measures. Ability to operate standard cooking equipment, and to use kitchen, and cooking utensils for large-scale food preparation. Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions concerning food preparation and service. Ability to coordinate and supervise the work of food service workers. Knife skills experience preferred.
$13.00 per hour min
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