Line Cooks in Buffalo, NY

Campus Dining & Shops at the University at Buffalo Posted: 2021-01-11

Buffalo, NY 14261

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Now Hiring Late Night Line Cooks
$500 Sign Up Bonus (after working 90 days)
$14.75/hour 4pm-12am
Full Time 37.5 hours/ week

Benefits once eligibility is met

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UB Campus Dining & Shops
Making a difference one plate at a time.

Prepare and cook items such as omelets, made to order eggs, fresh gourmet burgers, philly cheesesteaks, breakfast items, and must be able to work in a fast paced high volume environment. Must be familiar with and trained on how to use and clean equipment such as fryers, char-broilers, flat-tops, convection ovens. Required to clean equipment, provide preventative maintenance on the equipment, and is responsible for maintaining a clean work space. This position requires teamwork, communication skills, ability to read tickets, and multi-task.

Minimum 2 years professional cooking experience required, including stir fry, deep frying, grilling, roasting, steaming, cold food production, and food presentation and garnishing standards
Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in professional knife-handling skills
Experience in following standardized recipes, measure ingredients accurately
Experience at organizing and maintaining kitchen work stations
Ability to correctly identify product
Must be able to prioritize work and execute tasks with speed and efficiency, ability to multi-task, and work in a fast paced team environment
Must be able to speak, read, and write English
Must have good communication and customer service skills
Must have professional appearance, demeanor, and hygiene
Must be able to lift 50+ lbs, and be able to walk and stand for 8 hours per day, and bend and reach as the job requires
Must have basic and accurate math skills
Must have dependable transportation
Regular attendance required, attendance at training sessions is required as needed

PRESENT JOB ASSIGNMENTS (Please note that these assignments are subject to change):

Food Preparation and cooking
Follow established recipes and production system, maintain production and usage records
Accurately prepare customers' orders and handle requests in a timely manner
Perform Lead Cook duties, as needed
Maintain high sanitary, hygienic, and safety standards and conditions, adhering to HACCP & NYS Dept. of Health guidelines. Includes cleanliness and maintenance of kitchen & equipment
Demonstrate excellent customer service at all times
Other cleaning and food service duties as requested by management
Assist with training new hires and student workers
High volume prep work included in daily duties including using knife skills to prepare recipes and complete prep work
General cleaning and other food service duties as requested by management as well as additional duties as assigned and requested by management

Consistent schedule
Advancement opportunities
Major holidays off
Sick/vacation time accrual
Health insurance & retirement

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