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Cook, Full-time with Benefits

Middlebury College
Vermont, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 20, 2024

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Cook, Full-time with Benefits

Middlebury College is seeking talented individuals to join our culinary team! As a Cook, you'll play a crucial role in preparing, cooking, and serving delectable dishes for our campus community while ensuring the highest standards of quality, safety, and sanitation.

These are full-time positions that come with fantastic benefits including paid time off, medical, dental, vision, retirement, tuition benefits. Check out all of details here:

This is a full time, benefits eligible, hourly position with a hiring range of $18.63-22.83 per hour plus shift differentials for evening and weekend hours. 6 pm-12 am is an additional $1.50/hr and weekends is an additional $1.00/hr

Core Responsibilities:

  • Review production sheets and menus to prepare a variety of food items according to recipes and volume requirements.
  • Prepare proteins, vegetables, fruits, and other ingredients for daily meal production, including salad bar items.
  • Cook and prepare food items at individual stations throughout the shift, following supervisor's instructions and production sheets.
  • Collaborate with kitchen staff to maintain timely and efficient meal service. Assist other cooks and dining staff as needed.
  • Conduct taste tests and ensure food presentation meets quality standards before service.
  • Set up service lines with fresh food to avoid shortages or excess.
  • Maintain cleanliness of work areas and equipment to uphold sanitary kitchen procedures.

Middlebury College is an equal-opportunity employer where diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values. To this end, the College recruits talented and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across the United States and around the world. Middlebury College encourages applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, and members of other protected classes and historically underrepresented communities. The College also invites applications from individuals who demonstrate an ongoing commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.

  • High school degree or equivalent experience required.
  • Advanced culinary training through a accredited culinary school or vocational program preferred.
  • Must be Serve Safe certified or successfully pass the exam after hire date.
  • Must have thorough knowledge of quality volume food preparation and production using accurate measurement with standard recipes.
  • Extensive knowledge of a variety of cooking methods and techniques, proper safe food handling practices, and skills.
  • 1 year of previous food preparation experience required.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions
Must be able to lift 10-20 lbs. numerous times during the day and up to 50 lbs. several times each day. Must be able to push and pull up to 150 lbs. frequently. Must be able to lift items above waist level. Must be able to preform numerous manual tasks and use a variety of kitchen equipment in a safe manner. Requires long periods of time standing, as well as frequent bending and reaching. Back ground check required.

Offer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

As an employee of Middlebury College, you will enjoy being part of a vibrant supportive community. Middlebury Colleges offers its employees excellent compensation and competitive health, dental, life, disability, generous retirement matching, and vision benefits, Middlebury offers a generous time-away program - up to 34 days per year during the first two years of service, increasing as the term of service lengthens. Middlebury employees are eligible for robust educational assistance programs as well as free or reduced rates for cultural events and use of sporting facilities (including the College's golf course and Nordic and alpine ski areas). The result is a very high quality-of-life in a gorgeous setting. Middlebury Colleges offers its employees excellent compensation and other perks of employment including:
  • MiddCard Privileges: access to athletic facilities, discounts at the College store, library privileges, and discounts at cultural and sporting events. In addition, the card allows door access to certain campus buildings. Spouses or domestic partners of benefits-eligible employees are eligible to receive a Spouse/Partner card with the same privileges as the employee card (except door access).
  • Discounts on season passes at Middlebury College Snow Bowl, the Ralph Myhre Golf Course and the Rikert Outdoor Center.
  • Access to our Partner Inclusion Program that provides comprehensive support services to the spouses and partners of Middlebury employees.
  • A full listing of our benefit offerings can be found on our website by following this web link:
  • Or click see some of the other fun perks of working at Middlebury, whether in Vermont or Monterey!

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