Springfield College Cook in Springfield, Massachusetts

Aramark is looking to hire a Cook at Springfield College. Essential Tasks and Responsibilities: + Sets up and breaks down work stations + Maintains a clean and sanitary work station + Cooks and prepares food according to production guidelines and recipes + Knowledge of food product, identification, and acceptable level of food quality + Ensures food is stored at the appropriate temperature for the appropriate length of time and follows all food safety standards + Completes daily temperature logs + Must know methods of food preparation, cooking times, and portion sizes to ensure food is prepared in prescribed manner + Evaluates food quality and preparedness by tasting + Cuts, trims, bones, and carves meats and poultry for cooking + Responsible for using correct portions when cutting, preparing, and serving items + Cleans and sanitizes work areas, equipment, and utensils Additional Job Functions: + Assists in other areas as needed + Adheres to weekly/monthly cleaning schedules as posted by management + Completion of any task requested by a supervisor or member of the Aramark management team. Required Qualifications: + Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment + Excellent customer service + Minimum 1 years experience in the food service industry as a cook + The ability to safely operate all kitchen equipment + The ability to read and follow recipes Desired Qualifications: + Serve Safe Certified + High School Education or equivalent + More than 3 years experience in the food service industry as a cook Work Environment: Back-of-house. Requires frequent lifting/transporting hot food items, ability to work inside kitchen area, interact with heated equipment, steam, and other at risk conditions. Involves repetitive motion. Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran