The culinary cook is responsible for the proper preparation, setup, and execution of a particular station or dish. The culinary work in this position must all follow Dining's commitments to sustainability and proper health and safety guidelines.
Interacts professionally with other employees, customers, and suppliers.
Performs quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
Works effectively as a team contributor on all assignments.
Works independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.
Cleans work areas, equipment and utensils, distributes supplies, utensils, and portable equipment.
Assist in the implementation and follow up of proper food safety and sanitation practices in accordance with the RI Food code.
Assures compliance with all HACCP food safety requirements.
Interacts with co-workers to ensure compliance with company service standards, and inventory and cash control procedures.
Serves customers in an efficient and friendly manner, resolves customer concerns seeking assistance from supervisors or management as needed.
Ensures that all food is properly cooked, garnished and served.
Follows all food production and presentation standards.
Knowledge of all cooking techniques, such as, broiling, steaming, frying, sauting.
Utilizes approved food production standards to ensure proper quality, serving temperatures and standard portion control.
Set up and Preparation
Ensures that all stations and condiments are set-up in time for service.
Properly stores foods in designated areas following wrapping, dating, and rotation procedures.
$300 signing bonus after 7-month satisfactory probationary period is completed
Competitive salary and excellent benefits package including health, dental, paid holidays, free parking, free meals during working hours, free uniforms, free gym membership, tuition benefits, paid employee referral program and a generous 403(b) match
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Strong passion and motivation to create great food. Culinary knowledge of basic kitchen practices, protocols and procedures.
At least 1 year working in a high volume restaurant kitchen, or similar working experience. Understanding of typical culinary units of measure. Ability to work safely with large volume culinary equipment including but not limited to slicer, large quantity mixer, robo coupe, and convection ovens.
Possess the ability to meet Dining unit specific uniform standards for this position. Utilize all Personal Protective Equipment's per dining guidelines. Wear a cut resistant glove whenever using a sharp or potentially sharp tool or instrument. Ability to follow all of Dining's health and safety standards and requirements.
At the University's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the University, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.
Roger Williams University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law. For information on our Non-discrimination policy, visit here.
RWU prohibits all forms of discrimination on the basis of sex in its education programs and activities and is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) and its implementing regulations not to discriminate in such a manner. Complaints of Title IX sexual harassment should be reported to the Title IX Coordinator at the contact information listed below.
Details regarding the formal complaint process can be found here: Title IX Sexual Harassment Policy and Procedures. All complaints of sexual harassment will be taken seriously and responded to promptly.
TITLE IX COORDINATOR: Dr. Jen Stanley, 1 Old Ferry Road, Bristol, RI 02809 / Phone Number: (401) 254-3123 /Email Address: email@example.com
Salaries for new hires at Roger Williams University usually fall within the following range for this position:
Please attach a resume, cover letter, and list of three (3) professional references. In your cover letter/letter of interest, in addition to listing how your qualifications meet the requirements of the position, please include information about how you would be able to contribute to RWU's diversity, inclusivity, and equity goals.
All employees must submit a vaccination card or complete an exemption form (available upon request) in order to provide a clear and accurate picture of campus vaccine prevalence. Please be assured that RWU closely safeguards the confidentiality of employee medical information, including documentation or other confirmation of the COVID-19 vaccination.
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