Cook Candidate Bank. This posting will be used to recruit for multiple Cook positions.
Position Purpose Perform skilled cooking duties including, preparation, assembly and service of assigned production schedule and recipes from the CBord Food Service System (CBord).
Key Responsibilities: •Using CBord recipes and specifications, prepare menu items including proteins, vegetables, fruits, starches, and sauces. •Review recipes and consult with the unit’s designated culinarian (Sous Chef, Manager or Chef de Cuisine) to confirm production goals and service needs. Seek prior approval before deviation from assigned recipes and specifications. •Develop and maintain positive relationships with customers in taking orders, plating, cooking off and/or serving. •Develop and maintain positive and professional working relationships with classified staff and subordinates. •Provide direction to Food Service Workers and student staff as needed. •Monitor prepared foods to ensure proper holding temperatures and handling are in compliance with Washington State health code regulations, including required temperature log entries. •At the end of the shift, disposition all food that has been on display or held in the kitchen according to Washington State Health Code and UW Dining policies and procedures. •Ensure that all items in walk-in and in other storage areas are properly labeled. •Maintain records of foods produced, foods wasted. •Ensure that security and safety requirements are met; follow up with staff and supervisor on any issues. •Participate in cleaning the kitchen’s tables and equipment. •At the end of the shift, review par levels to ensure that station is properly stocked for the next day and submit orders through CBord. •May perform additional data entry of daily production/waste records in CBord.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of, or eligible to obtain a Washington State Food Worker Card within two weeks of employment AND one year of experience as a Food Service Worker; or equivalent education/experience.
Equivalent education and/or experience may substitute for minimum requirements.
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