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Cook

Full-time

Great West/Empower, Overland Park, KS

Job Description

Position Summary: The Cook is responsible for cooking and preparing food according to recipes and production guidelines while adhering to food safety, food handling, and sanitation procedures.  The Cook should safely handle knives and equipment such as grills, fryers, ovens, broilers, etc.  Essential functions and responsibilities of the position may vary by Aramark location based on client requirements and business needs. 

Essential Functions: 

Cooks and prepare a variety of food according to production guidelines and standardized recipes

Sets up workstation with all needed ingredients and equipment

Prepares ingredients by measuring, weighing, mixing, chopping, trimming, and peeling food items

Safely utilizes a variety of utensils including knives

Operates equipment such as ovens, stoves, slicers, mixers, etc.

Bakes, roasts, broils, steams, and uses a variety of cooking methods on meat, vegetables, and other foods

Arranges, garnishes, and portions food according to established guidelines

Properly stores food by adhering to food safety policies and procedures

Cleans and sanitizes work areas, equipment, and utensils

Maintains excellent customer service and positive attitude towards guest, customers, clients, co-workers, etc.

Adheres to Aramark safety policies and procedures including proper food safety and sanitation

Ensures security of company assets

Other duties and tasks as assigned by manager

Responsibilities

Experience as a cook or in a related role required

Proven knowledge of the basic principles of food preparation, various cooking methods, and food safety regulations such as proper food handling, sanitation, and storage

Must be able to obtain food safety certification

Demonstrates basic math and counting skills

Demonstrates interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal

Requires occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling of up to 25 lbs.

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