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Second Cook, Dewick - Dining Services
Tufts University

Date Posted Aug. 9, 2021
Title Second Cook, Dewick - Dining Services
University Tufts University
Medford\/Somerville, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Dining Services

An open position exists in Tufts University Dining Services reporting to the Chef Managers of the Dewick Dining Center for a Second Cook. This is an Academic Year position that will be responsible for preparing and presenting menu items for a commissary & dining operation. The Second Cook will work both as a part of a team and independently by following established guidelines and recipes to ensure a consistent high-quality product and exceptional service. The hourly rate is $19.45.

Job Summary: 
The Second Cook will prep, prepare and finish a variety of menu items for service following established preparation guidelines and department recipes in quantities forecasted and planned in advance by management using various cooking methods and a variety of food preparation equipment. Will garnish and present finished menu items appropriately. S/He completes all assigned work to meet meal service deadlines following department and industry standards for quality, sanitation and batch cookery.  S/He will be flexible and use sound judgment to reduce or increase food quantities prepared based on customer demand. S/He may prepare and present foods in customer service areas, serving and interacting with customers in a friendly, courteous and professional manner. The Second Cook will work as a team with other culinary employees to prepare planned meal service, follow the directions of senior cooks and provide guidance and mentorship to less experienced cooks. The Second Cook will be responsible for the cleaning, sanitation and general upkeep of food preparation equipment and work stations and works in accordance with food safety guidelines and completes service records accurately as assigned.  Must demonstrate the ability to work under periods of fast pace and high pressure. 

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