Rounds Cook

Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 10, 2020
Employment Type
Part Time

Job Summary

RISD Dining + RISD • Caters is seeking to hire a part-time Rounds Cook to join its self-operated Dining Department. RISD Dining recognizes that food is not only a necessity; it’s an ideal way to bring students together outside their studio work. With a philosophy of exceptional hospitality and a dedication to supporting seasonal menuing and local purchasing, the RISD Dining team provides the perfect setting for commensality to our greater community.

RISD Rounds Cooks assist the culinary & bakery staff in food preparation duties, this includes but is not limited to the gathering, wash and cutting of vegetables, station specific food production and the following of recipes to produce daily items. Maintain cleanliness and sanitation. Actively participate in a team setting, with keen attention to customer service, and to culinary and visual detail in support of RISD Dining's mission.

This position offers excellent benefits, including but not limited to medical, dental, and vision; transportation to and from work through RIPTA; a meal at every shift; and more.

Essential Functions

  • Prepares and completes basic kitchen, commissary and catering items as assigned to specifications desired. Washes, peels, cuts, handles, presents and stores ingredients according to specifications.

  • Completes preparation work, ensuring all ingredients are gathered, cleaned, available and ready for cooking.Under direct supervision, may assist cook with simple batch items and recipes such as, hamburgers, pancakes, and french fries.

  • Set ups and breaks down and works various service areas, including, but not limited to bakery, pizza, deli, salad and serving line.

  • Follows all health code procedures including but not limited to; temperature management, personal hygiene and sanitation.

  • Assists in keeping food supplies in order by stocking, helping with monthly inventorying, and cleaning and sanitizing work, service and storage areas.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • A minimum one year of experience in food service with knowledge and skills necessary to properly perform required tasks including cleaning and sanitizing kitchen equipment.

  • Rhode Island sanitation/ServSafe certification or must be obtained within the orientation and review period.



Work Schedule

Scheduled hours and shifts vary and will be discussed with candidates at time of interview

Dining and Catering staff are considered essential personnel and are therefore required to work even when the school is closed.

Employment Status




Documents Needed to Apply

Resume (required)

Cover Letter (preferred)

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please upload all required documents.

The successful candidate will be required to meet our pre-employment background screening requirements.

RISD recognizes diversity and inclusivity as fundamental to its learning community and integral to an art and design education. We welcome candidates whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. RISD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.

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Dining - Culinary

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