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Cook 1

Blue Sun Inc. Corvallis, OR
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $13 Hourly
  • Temporary

BlueSun Inc. is currently recruiting for a temporary, Cook 1 at Oregon State University

Must be available for full-time work. Multiple shifts available.

Responsibilities of the Cook I

  • Responsible for food preparation for a large dining facility.
  • Prepare food items following all safe food handling procedures for these items
  • Assist in preparation of menu items by following the directions from lead cooks and Chefs de Cuisine,
  • Follow safety procedures for using large food production equipment
  • Ensure that students who assist in meal preparation are following safe and sanitary preparation procedures
  • Inform the Cook 2, Food Service Coordinator, or Chef de Cuisine of needed products and product outages.
  • Assists in the responsibility for the appearance, flavor and overall quality of the entire meal for each assigned catering event when assigned to a catering position, as well as general responsibility for the quality of the total daily prepared meals when assigned to a restaurant or production.
  • Maintain sufficient quantities of food to meet customer demand while minimizing over-production and waste.
  • Rotate and properly store food and beverage products using the FIFO system and HACCP guidelines
  • Make sure students are following all sanitation guidelines, including temperature logs and record-keeping, etc.
  • Stock products needed for service.
  • Provide friendly, polite, knowledgeable, and efficient service.
  • Perform routine food service duties, such as serving prepared foods and dispensing beverages.
  • Instruct student workers as necessary in procedures
  • Advise supervisor on the performance of student workers.

Requirements of the Cook I

2 years of cooking experience in an institution or commercial firm serving complete meals

  • Experience working with kitchen equipment including, but not limited to, grills, fryers, knives, slicing machines, mixers, ovens, and steam kettles
  • Knowledge of large quantity food preparation
  • Experience in safe and sanitary methods for food and beverage preparing, handling, and storage
  • Requires a valid Food Handler’s certificate within 30 days of employment
  • Must be able to pass a background check and other pre-employment screenings.

Blue Sun Inc.

Why Work Here?

Great place to work

BlueSun Inc. is a non-profit dedicated to providing education, technology, accommodation, and advocacy assistance to veterans and individuals with disabilities. Job development services offered by BlueSun include vocational exploration, job search, job application assistance, resume writing assistance, interview training, meeting with employers to advocate for client placement, and job coaching. BlueSun helps place disabled individuals in temporary jobs to provide income, experience, and references. While individuals with disabilities face numerous challenges while trying to enter the workforce, they bring significant advantages once hired, including a longer stay rate, less scheduled or unscheduled days off, and a decreased likelihood of work-related accidents.

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