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Dining Hall Cook

Company: Greenwich Country Day School
Location: Greenwich
Posted on: March 21, 2023

Job Description:

-The Greenwich Country Day School seeks a Dining Hall Cook to start immediately.The GCDS Dining Hall team takes great pride in serving hundreds of students, faculty, and staff each day. The role of the Dining Hall Cook is a key position, involving interaction with students, faculty, staff, and Dining Hall colleagues. We seek individuals who are excited to be an integral part of our "all hands on deck" culture and will foster positive interactions with all members of our school community. The successful candidate will be a punctual and reliable, hard-working, self-starter who takes pride in a job well done.GCDS Dining Halls are self-operated. We do not contract with a food service company. We proudly prepare and provide restaurant-quality food with a focus on sustainability in all aspects of our food service operations. And we have a farm!This is a full-time, 10-month/year position. Regular hours will be Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm. All kitchen and dining room personnel must be available to work evening and/or weekend special events, as scheduled. Diversity is a core value at GCDS and we seek candidates who demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion.Responsibilities Include:

Prepare cooking ingredients by washing, cutting, chopping vegetables, cutting meat, and other meal prep.Serves meals by reviewing recipes; assembling, combining, and cooking ingredientsFollow all safety protocols with regard to proper sanitizing and food allergiesOther duties as assigned by supervisor(s)Ability to work in a fast-paced environmentKnowledge of baking is a plusProducing items for the hot entree of the day as well as preparation for eventsRequired Qualifications:
Minimum of 3 years experience in hotels, restaurants, and/or cateringAbility to lift 25-50+ pounds and stand for long stretches of timeBasic food knowledgeFriendly and outgoing dispositionAbility to work well with a teamExcellent attention to detailTireless work ethicWillingness to offer and accept constructive criticism for the overall improvement of the teamDesire to improve and growAbility to understand both written and verbal instructions in EnglishAbility to work well under pressure and with time constraints of a busy commercial kitchenCultural competency skills to collaborate across differenceCommitment to being part of a diverse, equitable, and inclusive school communityBenefits include: -
Medical, dental, and vision coverageRetirement benefits -Uniforms and safety shoes provided10-month/year schedule with summers offGenerous vacation time allowanceRegular scheduleInterested candidates are invited to use the link provided to send a cover letter and resume to Raquel Salcedo, Director of Recruitment & Talent -Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Greenwich Country Day School, Greenwich , Dining Hall Cook, Hospitality & Tourism , Greenwich, Connecticut

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