This position is open until filled. For full consideration, please submit an application, along with a cover letter and resume.
In your cover letter, please describe your experience with a la minute cooking and batch cooking. Please also include experience, if any, with catering.
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Reporting to and under general supervision of the Sous Chef, with additional lead work direction provided by other University Culinary Services managers, the Cook II performs more responsible and complex tasks required in preparing, cooking, and serving a variety of food and beverage items; cleaning and maintaining culinary utensils, equipment and work area (with the assistance of other staff); assigning work to kitchen personnel; providing instruction and training to other employees, and solving work problems; inspecting personnel and working areas to assure maintenance of hygienic, safety, and sanitation standards; keeping records and ordering, receiving, inspecting, storing, and inventorying supplies. Exercising a greater degree of independence in decision-making, the incumbent assists the Sous Chefs and Executive Chef in executing the menu while maintaining a safe and productive work environment.
This position requires the equivalent to two years of experience performing the duties of a Cook I or equivalent to three years of experience as a Cook in one or a combination of the following: 1) preparing meals for at least 250 persons a meal with experience at the various stations; or 2) personally preparing complete breakfasts, lunches, and dinners for approximately 50 or more persons a meal (short-order cooking experience is not considered qualifying). Intermediate proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) required. Knowledge of Google Suite and EATAC or similar automated food management system preferred. The incumbent must successfully complete a pre-placement exam and must possess and thereafter maintain a food safety manager certification, which has been accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) or be able to obtain within 60 days of hire.
Salary and Benefits
Starting salary placement depends on qualifications and experience and is anticipated to be in the range of $3,369 to $3,647 a month. This is a full time, non-exempt position, which will lead toward permanent status following the successful completion of a probationary period.
This position is eligible for a broad range of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement (CalPERS), tuition waiver, vacation and sick leave. In addition, 14 paid holidays are offered each year; 13 scheduled on specific days and a Personal Holiday that may be taken any time during the year.
A comprehensive benefits summary for this position is available online by clicking here to be taken to the CSU benefits page.
For eligible employees, CSUEU collective bargaining agreement Article 17.10 will be honored.
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