The Deerfield Academy Dining Hall is hiring a full-time (Group II) Cook to work, 10:30AM-7:30PM, Thursday and Friday off during the academic year
Reporting to the Production Manager and in collaboration with the Chef & Special Events Chef, the Cook is responsible for the service and preparation of food in the dining hall.
Primary Responsibilities include: cook various dishes including meats, vegetables, starches, soups, and other items for service at both sit-down and cafeteria-style meals; prepare various ingredients including vegetables, fruits, and meats as directed for use in standardized recipes; use commercial kitchen equipment including ovens, steamers, kettles, ranges, fryers, mixers and slicers; clean and sanitize commercial kitchen equipment; clean and sanitize work areas, food storage areas, sinks, carts, racks, and all other areas and items used for food preparation and service; set up and maintain various food stations, buffets, and beverage areas; maintain and sanitize dining tables; serve food for both sit-down and cafeteria-style meal services; provide excellent customer service to all guests in the dining hall and provide direction as needed to Food Service Workers.
Qualifications include: Completion of 12th grade or equivalent; 1 – 3 years of experience in food service, food preparation, sanitation, and safety practices in a commercial kitchen; ServSafe certification required, or willingness to become certified; significant experience with proper methods of cooking various food items, ability to meet schedules and deadlines; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and communicate effectively; ability to understand hazards and follow safety procedures when using chemicals and equipment and a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion and to serving the needs of a diverse community.
Deerfield offers a generous benefit package including health, dental, retirement and paid time off.
Sign On Bonus:
The successful candidate will receive a $1,000 sign-on bonus ($500 paid at the time of hire and $500 at the end of 90 days.)
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