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Line Cook

The Ohio State University
Columbus Campus

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Auxiliary Services
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Job Title:Line Cook

Department:Student Life | Dining Services

Job Description
Under supervision from the Unit Chef and Assistant Chefs, the Line Cook is responsible for the preparation of ala cart, full-service, and grab-n-go style foods in a high volume dining setting; operates as part of the culinary team and cooks meats, poultry and seafood as well as breakfast items such as eggs, quiches, pancakes, meats, potatoes, cereals and fruits and presents the finished products garnished and ready for service; interacts and improvises dishes directly with customers often in theatrical style; interprets recipes, weights and measurements of ingredients, and operates standard kitchen equipment; work hours are 11:00 a.m. ? 7:30 p.m., with rotating weekends.

Minimum Education Required
8th grade education.

Required Qualifications
Required: 8th grade education plus; one year of full time experience in cooking and food preparation and use of kitchen equipment; knowledge of food safety practices; ability to read weights and measures; ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing; ability to read and interpret recipes; ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers and fractions; ability to life 50 pounds; upon completion of the probationary period, must successfully pass specialized, title specific training administered by department; Successful completion of a background check.

Desired: High school diploma or equivalent; high volume kitchen experience (1 year); experience in a high volume food court or station dining concept serving 2,000-7,000 customers per day; knowledge of various methods of food preparation including sautéing, display cooking, deep frying, grilling and steaming; ability to weigh and measure ingredients, ability to properly use knives and standard kitchen equipment; knowledge of garnish theory and ability to create garnishes with a wide variety of ingredients; knowledge and skill in presenting desserts and a salad bar; ability and skill to cook meats, poultry and seafood utilizing proper methods and understanding proper timing to assure freshly cooked products are ready for continuous service.

Additional Information:

Student Life DIning Services is a premier campus dining department dedicated to serving students, staff, faculty and guests. Critical to the Residential Experience, Dining Services administers the student meal plan to approximately 15,000 residential students on the Columbus, Mansfield, Newark and Wooster campuses.

This position will serve as a Line Cook at the Ohio Union Market. The Union Market offers classic favorites at the Fired Up! grill, fresh salads at Across the Field, international fare at Buckeye Passports and fresh deli sandwiches and wraps at Dough-HIO. The successful candidate for this position will be eligible for premium pay in addition to base pay. Premium pay is available to employees who work a minimum of four consecutive hours after 3:00 pm.

The target hiring range for this position is $16.00.

Location:Ohio Union (0161)

Position Type:Regular

Scheduled Hours:40

Shift:Varying Shifts

Final candidates are subject to successful completion of a background check. A drug screen or physical may be required during the post offer process.

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