Rochester Institute of Technology

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Cook I – The Commons 316 views4 applications

Job Overview

  • Salary Offer $13.21-$18.22
  • Salary Offer commensurate-with-experience
  • Experience Level Entry Level
  • Total Years Experience 0-12 months
  • Education High School Diploma or GED

Detailed Job Description

We want you to be part of a high energy dining team who depend on each other to succeed. The environment is friendly but fast-paced. The goal? Nobody goes hungry, and everybody leaves smiling!

Here is what you will need to be successful in the job:

Scheduled work hours are Sunday- Thursday 12pm-8:30pm

  • Responsible to all customers and co-workers to provide excellent service in a friendly, sincere and courteous manner.
  • Assist Sous Chef in preparing menu items according to production specifications and recipes from our CBORD database.
  • Communicate effectively with staff, student employees, other management team members and the general public.
  • Assist in training and supervising students on all food procedures for both front and back of the house of operation
  • Bring Creativity to the development of menus in conjunction with the Sous Chef and Management
  • Assist Sous Chef in training and supervising of student employees including proper use, cleaning and sanitizing of equipment, proper food preparation and production procedures.
  • Possess an awareness and basic knowledge of allergens, food sensitivities and dietetic restrictions. Show a willingness to work with the customer and management in resolving potential diet limitations of the customer.
  • Insure that all foods are high in quality, served and stored at proper temperatures and times. Follow all New York State and Monroe County health codes as they relate to health, sanitation and safety. Serve as a good example for proper sanitation, cleaning and personal hygiene.

Department/College Description

About RIT Dining
RIT Dining supports all meal plans both on campus and at select off campus locations. We are looking for a high energy team member that enjoys working in a busy environment serving customers. The successful candidate will need to be able to work with a diverse student work force which may include of deaf / hard of hearing, and internationals students. Hours would change for breaks, intersession and summer semester. This position may support serving from 1500 to over 3000 customers (faculty, staff and students) in any one location on a daily basis.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED (or equivalent experience) and 6 months of experience in a high volume restaurant, country club, or institutional setting.
  • Servsafe certified or ability to obtain within six months of hire.
  • Allertain certified or ability to obtain within six months of hire.
  • Must successfully complete Cook I Food culinary skills test.

Rochester Institute of Technology

RIT is a kaleidoscope of curious minds working together through creativity and innovation to find new ways to move the world forward.