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University Club Cook at Arlington

Eastern Kentucky University
Kentucky, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 20, 2024

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University Club Cook at Arlington

Eastern Kentucky University

Title: University Club Cook

Position Type: Fulltime Staff

Search Type: Internal - minimum 5 days

Department: 68R000 - University Business Services

Division: 4R0000 - Finance & Administration

Position Location: Remote Opportunities

Driver Classification: Non-Driver

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Schedule Type: Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)

Hours Per Week: 40

Additional Schedule Details:

Posted Salary Grade: Non-Exempt - G12

Retirement: KERS

Contact Person: Patrick Phelps

Job Summary/Basic Functions

Being a country club cook involves working in the kitchen of a private country club, where members gather for leisure activities, social events, and sports. As a country club cook, your primary responsibility is to prepare and cook meals for club members, catering to their preferences and dietary requirements. Here are some key aspects of the job:

Menu Planning: Collaborating with the executive chef or management team to create diverse and appealing menus for various events, including luncheons, dinners, and special occasions.

Food Preparation: Ensuring that all ingredients are fresh, properly stored, and of high quality. You'll be responsible for cutting, chopping, marinating, and preparing various dishes.

Cooking Techniques: Utilizing a range of cooking techniques to prepare dishes, including grilling, sauteing, frying, and more.

Dietary Accommodations: Being mindful of dietary restrictions and allergies of the club members, and adjusting recipes accordingly to accommodate their needs.

Food Presentation: Paying attention to the aesthetic appeal of the dishes, as presentation is vital in a country club setting.

Timing and Efficiency: Coordinating with other kitchen staff to ensure timely and efficient preparation of meals, especially during busy events or peak hours.

Hygiene and Safety: Adhering to strict food safety and sanitation standards to maintain a clean and safe kitchen environment.

Teamwork: Collaborating with other kitchen staff, servers, and management to provide a seamless dining experience for the club members.

Flexibility: Being able to adapt to changing demands and adjusting the menu or preparing meals for unexpected events or last-minute requests.

Culinary Creativity: Bringing creativity to the kitchen by experimenting with new dishes, flavors, and presentation styles to enhance the dining experience for the club members.

Working as a country club cook can be rewarding, especially if you enjoy preparing food in a high-end environment and interacting with club members who appreciate the culinary experience you provide. It requires a passion for cooking, attention to detail, and the ability to work well under pressure during busy events and social gatherings.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: High School/GED

Experience: One year of experience

Licensure & Certifications: Food Handlers Safety Card

Preferred Qualifications:

Be able to cook and fry safely, proper knife skills.

Job Duties:

Sponsorship: Visa sponsorship will be considered on a case-by-case basis, depending upon the needs of the unit, available sponsorship budget, and the qualifications of the candidate.

Funding Source: Auxiliary

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

AA/EEO Statement

Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Background Check Statement

Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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