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New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), Division of Campus Dining is seeking a part-time Swing Cook to work at our Old Westbury campus.
Food and Menu Preparation:
Adhere to a daily work plan provided by Area Supervisor including tasks and timelines
Prepare and cook food according to daily meal plan in short order and a la carte fashion in accordance to recipes and procedures set forth by Executive Chef
Develop daily food preparation and production lists based on daily usage and menus planned for events
Coordinate with supervisor and other management team members to assist in making adjustments in quantity and timing of meals based upon changes in group size
Work together with supervisor and co-workers to coordinate meal preparation and presentation from kitchen to floor (including layout of buffets and cooking stations); ensure quality and quantity control
Operate and oversee use of appliances including, but not limited to: slicers, ovens, broilers, Frialator, dishwashing machinery, and other small kitchen appliances
Assist supervisor by tracking inventory levels
Notify supervisor if orders for food need to be placed and work with co-workers and supervisor in requisitioning foods, grab and go from commissary, or purchasing agents
Provide input and suggestions to menus for special functions and revising daily lunch menu
Make independent food selections for portions of menus for smaller functions when requested by manager, and menu substitutions based upon inventory
Assist in receiving orders and quickly storing to proper areas by placing the perishables away first so that they do not spoil
Provide direction to other team members and assist as needed regarding menu selections, set up etc., and perform additional functions incidental to maintaining kitchen area
Take and document time and temperature logs consistently throughout the day
Prepare and serve foods that require only a short preparation time, including: grilling and garnishing hamburgers; preparing sandwiches; frying eggs; and cooking french fries, often working on several orders at the same time
Maintenance and Cleaning:
Maintain standards of sanitation, kitchen hygiene, and food service techniques and safety
Contact supervisor if maintenance needs to be done or service is needed on any equipment
Clean and organize of all areas including work stations, refrigerators, walk-ins, storage rooms, and general employee areas
Adhere to weekly schedule set forth by Area Supervisor
Ensure smooth execution of special functions in manager's absence
Other duties as assigned
High school or Equivalent), plus one to two years' of experience in a commercial kitchen setting, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired
Must have or be working toward Serve-Safe Certification, and follow the HACCP policies and procedures
Ability to work a variety of shifts including weekends, evenings, and holidays
Excellent communication skills
Ability to perform basic mathematics including: adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing
PHYSICAL EFFORT AND STRESS.
NYIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
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