Cook, Helper (Full-Time & Part-Time) - 5 Openings Job

Compass Group, North America
Towson, MD
Apr 20, 2017
Apr 21, 2017
Food Service, Cook
Full Time
* We have an opening for 5 Full-Time & Part-Time *COOK, HELPER* positions. * *Location*: Towson University; 8000 York Road, Towson, MD 21252. /Note: online applications accepted _only_./ * *Schedule*: Schedule will vary including weekdays and weekends. * *Requirement*: Kitchen experience highly preferred; Customer service experience helpful. If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team. Chartwells Higher Education brings fresh ideas and innovative concepts to higher education foodservice. We have quickly established ourselves as the leading college and university foodservice partner in the industry, and were twice named the Fastest Growing Brand by Nations Restaurant News. While we reflect on a proud past, we keep a keen eye on what is yet to come, especially in the areas of culinary development and nutrition. We foster development in a setting where mobility, teamwork, and communication flourish. * Summary:* Learns to assists in the preparation and cooking of various food items prior to being considered a qualified, skilled cook. Maintains food safety and sanitation standards in the preparation and kitchen areas. * Essential Duties and Responsibilities:* * Learns to read menu to estimate food requirements. Orders food from supplier or procures it from storage. * Prepares and cooks food in accordance with company production records and standardized recipes. * Learns to adjust thermostat controls to regulate temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, roasters and steam kettles. * Helps measure and mix ingredients according to recipes using a variety of kitchen utensils and equipment. * Bakes, roasts, broils and steam meats, fish, vegetables and other foods under guidance. Adds seasoning to food during mixing or cooking under the instruction of others. * Tests food by tasting, smelling and piercing to determine that it is cooked. * Carves meat, portions food on serving plates, and adds gravies, sauces and garnishes to fill orders as directed. * Washes, peels, cuts and shreds fruits and vegetables and fruits. * Butchers chicken, fish and shellfish as directed. * Bakes bread, rolls, cakes and pastry as course of instruction permits. * Maintains work area and equipment. Follows principles of sanitation and safety in handling food and equipment. * Interacts with customers and coworkers in a courteous, efficient and friendly manner. * Ensures compliance with company service standards and inventory and cash control procedures. * Performs other duties as assigned. *About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry* Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law. Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. /*Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)./ Req ID: 106909