COOK

Essential Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Sets up and breaks down workstations
  • Maintains a clean and sanitary workstation
  • 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 1½ years’ experience in the foodservice 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 foodservice 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.

Apply online:  http://careers.aramark.com/ShowJob/Id/112257/Cook-Overland-Park-Convention-Center/

Enter Keyword:  Cook and Location: Overland Park, KS (search)