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Part-Time Cook ll - Housing and Dining

Rice University
Houston, TX 77002
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Position Summary

The cook ll prepares a variety of foods in accordance with menu instructions and standardized recipes; ensures that proper food standards are maintained in the areas of quality, sanitation, and appearance; maintains a clean work area, and assists with general kitchen cleaning. The cook II performs one or more of the following specialized roles in addition to the
duties mentioned above: grill cook, pizza maker, food prep/sauces, lead dishwasher or baker for the university campus dining operations.

Essential Functions

- Prepares and serves food items in accordance with menus and standardized recipes
- Participates in maintaining a high degree of sanitation within the kitchen and serving area including cleaning standard kitchen equipment
- Performs one or more specialized roles
- Grill Cook: Responsible for preparing all food on the grill; ensures that prepared food is always stocked for consumers
- Pizza Maker: Responsible for preparing, baking, and serving a variety of pizzas per menu instructions throughout the lunch service
- Food Prep/Sauces: Responsible for assisting with food preparation and production; prepares various sauces based on daily menus as directed by Cook III / Sous Chef
- Lead Dishwasher: Provides direction and supervision for dishwashers and assist in daily dishwashing
- Baker / Pastry: Responsible for assisting Cook Ills and Pastry Chefs with bakery food production for the university campus dining operations
- Performs all other duties as assigned

Education, Experience, and Licenses/Certifications Requirements

  • No formal education
  • One year related culinary experience
  • Certified Food Handler's Permit (Houston) or equivalent (ServSafe)

Skills Required

- Able to documents HACCP log sheets
- Able to read/write in English
- Able to read and understand standard recipes/production sheets
- Must be able to detect scents and discern flavors

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

- LIGHT - Exert up to 25 pounds of force
- Requires walking or standing (up to eight hours per day)
- Manual dexterity and the ability to see, hear, reach, climb, and balance
- Commercial kitchen and includes exposure to temperature extremes
- Work hazards include exposure to chemicals, wet floors, dangerous equipment (fryers, dough sheeter, tortilla machine, stoves, ovens, knives, slicers, etc), and hot oil, steam, and water

Work Schedule

Weekly schedule will vary and will include working on weekends and holidays - Must be available to work any shift required.

Essential Personnel

This position is considered essential during a campus emergency. The incumbent in this position is expected to report to campus, provide the essential services designated and work under the overall direction of the Crisis Management Team for the duration of a campus emergency.

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Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

Current Rice University COVID policies, which include vaccination, face mask, testing, gatherings, occupancy limits, and travel policies can be found here: https://coronavirus.rice.edu/policies

Posted: 2023-01-10 Expires: 2023-02-08
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