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Peddie Food Service Cook Position

Peddie Food Service seeks a cook for its full-service dining hall. Reporting to the chef, the cook is responsible for preparing menu items according to the daily menu. This is a full-time position.

Responsibilities include:

  • Preparing and cooking foods according to production levels and pre-approved recipes
  • Placing food and supply orders as directed  
  • Keeping kitchen, dish and storage areas clean and sanitized 
  • Must maintain and execute production performance in the absence of management
  • Must be able to cover any kitchen position and fill in as needed
  • Food production control must be within budgetary restrictions
  • Receiving product; verifying invoice and freshness of merchandise
  • Exemplifying professional customer service and workplace practices

Qualifications:

candidates possess college or culinary training and/or extensive cooking and production experience along with a minimum of two years working in a food preparation position. 

Additional qualifications include:

  • Food and beverage knowledge
  • Commitment to Quality service
  • Knowledge of basic training techniques
  • Familiarity with local state and federal health and sanitation laws
  • Understanding of proper use and maintenance of major kitchen equipment including stoves, refrigeration, slicers, knives and dish machine

Please forward all applications (cover letter and resume) to Robin Wojcik at rwojcik@peddie.org