West Lafayette, IN 47906 US
About the Job:
As the Cook, you will be responsible for preparing a variety of foods. In this position, you must have working knowledge of modern large-scale food preparation, calculating ingredients, and measurements. Knowledge of health safety and sanitation.
A Day in the Life:
The essential functions of this role are as follows:
Prepare a variety of foods such as meats, soups, vegetables, breads, salads, desserts and casseroles.
Calculate quantities of ingredients to yield desired quantity and quality of food.
Prepare special diet foods following dietitian s menu orders based on doctor s orders.
Perform a variety of clean-up and sanitation duties such as washing walls, mopping floors, washing pots and pans and cleaning ovens, grills, carts, appliances and tables.
Store and retrieve food from freezers and refrigerators and maintain inventory of foods.
Requisition and receive supplies periodically.
Check freezer and refrigerator temperatures to determine that food is stored at proper temperatures.
The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.
What You'll Need for Success:
You must meet the following requirements to be considered for employment:
Working knowledge of, and ability to apply, modern principles and practices of large-scale food preparation.
Working knowledge of the use of large-scale food production equipment and how to calculate ingredients to yield desired quantity.
Working knowledge of weights and measures and how quantities affect cooking time and quality of the product prepared.
Working knowledge of health, safety and sanitary principles and practices in institutional kitchens.
Ability to read and accurately follow recipes and special diet menus.
Effective communication skills.