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Cook - Saint Ursula Academy

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio US

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Requisition Number: 386

External Description:

Cook - Pedestal Foods

Cook Mission: Prepare, season and cook soups, meats, vegetables, desserts or other foodstuffs in the unit. May order supplies, keep records and accounts, price items on menu or plan menu.

  • Inspect food preparation and serving areas to ensure observance of safe, sanitary food-handling practices.
  • Turn or stir foods to ensure even cooking.
  • Season and cook food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.
  • Observe and test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently, using methods such as tasting, smelling, or piercing them with utensils.
  • Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients according to recipes or personal judgment, using various kitchen utensils and equipment.
  • Portion, arrange, and garnish food, and serve food to guests.
  • Regulate temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, and roasters.
  • Substitute for or assist other cooks during emergencies or rush periods.
  • Bake, roast, broil, and steam meats, fish, vegetables, and other foods.
  • Wash, peel, cut, and seed fruits and vegetables to prepare them for consumption.
  • Carve and trim meats such as beef, veal, ham, pork, and lamb for hot or cold service, or for sandwiches.
  • Consult with supervisory staff to plan menus, taking into consideration factors such as costs and special event needs.
  • Other duties as assigned by Management

Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Previous experience in food service/food preparation
  • One (1) year of experience as a cook
  • Be innovative, creative and focused on quality
  • Be customer-service driven
  • Experience working in an institutional and/or contracted food service operation or similar industry preferred.
  • Proven ability to manage and maintain multiple priorities and multitask
  • Manage details for multiple orders accurately and efficiently
  • Work effectively in a typical food service environment which may include loud noises, fast-paced, large numbers of people, high volume activity, etc.
  • Ability to lift and move objects of up to 25 pounds in weight

Values: Integrity, Commitment, Discipline, Unity, Excellence, Innovation, Gratitude

Vision: Transforming Lives Through Great Food Experiences.

Mission: As a God-centered company, we purposely integrate into campus culture to help our clients nurture their students through great nutrition, memorable dining experiences, and a spirit of joyful service, every day.

Competencies & Capabilities:

  • Learning on the Fly—Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks and quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.
  • Time Management—Uses his/her time effectively and efficiently, concentrated his/her efforts on the more important priorities and can attend to a broader range of activities.
  • Action Oriented—Enjoys working hard, not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning and seizes more opportunities than others.
  • Customer Focus—Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
  • Peer Relationships—Can quickly find common ground and solve problems for the good of all can represent his/her own interests and yet be fair to other groups; encourages collaboration and can be candid with peers.
  • Composure—Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature can be counted on to hold things together during tough times and is a settling influence in a crisis.
  • Priority Setting—Spends his/her time and the time of others on what’s important, can quickly sense what will help or hinder accomplishing a goal, eliminates roadblocks and creates focus.

 

Community / Marketing Title: Cook - Saint Ursula Academy