Cook's Assistant - University Dining Services

Posting ID : A1068480258
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Food Beverage Hospitality

California State University, Fresno Association, Inc.

COOK'S ASSISTANT -- RESIDENCE DINING HALL
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT #15-803

POSITION:Cook's Assistant -- Part-time, non-benefited position for California State University, Fresno Association, Inc. -- University Dining Services. This position will work no more than 25 hours per week and will be asked to work a flexible schedule, which may include weekends and/or nights.

ESSENTIAL JOB
FUNCTIONS:
Under the supervision of the Cook in Charge, this position is responsible for daily preparation of food in accordance with recipes and quality standards set forth by University Dining Services. Typical duties include the following:
Preparing food each day according to the recipes and quality standards set by Dining Services
Ensuring safe and sanitary food handling procedures are followed
Responding to customer needs, services and assistance and ability to deal with frequent changes, delays and unexpected events
Cooperating with Line Supervisors in running service lines
Maintaining proper food temperatures and providing assistance to serving lines during peak periods
Ensuring meal schedules are kept and products are placed in the lines at the appropriate times
Utilizing run outs in a cost effective manner ensuring quality throughout operation
Performing other duties as assigned and providing assistance to other areas when needed

QUALIFICATIONS
& EXPERIENCE:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
High School diploma or equivalent required
Minimum of six (6) months related experience in a large facility
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
Knowledge of techniques and methods of quantity food preparation and storage
Ability to prepare creative menu plans consistent with federal and state government nutrition guidelines
Knowledge of nutritional values in food preparation
Skill to estimate food quantities required for menus
Skill to plan the preparation of meals for serving at specified meal times
Skill to prepare large quantity meals with a minimum of waste
Knowledge of and ability to train others in safety practices related to food preparation, use of commercial kitchen utensils and equipment and sanitary methods of food handling
Skill to monitor inventory levels and requisition supplies to ensures adequate supply of food
Ability to stand for long periods of time
Knowledge of basic record keeping
Ability to read and write English
Skill to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with staff, parents and students
PAY RATE:$10.00 - $10.50 per hour, depending on experience.
DEADLINE:Application review begins immediately. Open until filled.
TO APPLY:Visit the Human Resources page on www.auxiliary.com for job announcement and application.

California State University, Fresno
Auxiliary Human Resources
2771 E. Shaw Avenue
Fresno, CA 93710 Fax:

Application & resume may be e-mailed to:

RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT A COMPLETED APPLICATION
Employment for this position is by the California State University, Fresno Association, Inc. This is not a State of California position.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/ADA EMPLOYER


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