Understands and follows basic and complex recipes. Primary cooking
responsibilities include grilling, deep frying, sautéing, broiling
and roasting. Produces high quality, properly seasoned, nutritious
food in a timely and efficient manner, adhering to recipes and
safety and sanitation procedures.
Washington and Lee University actively promotes a dynamic and
inclusive environment that allows students and employees of
multiple backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives to learn, work,
and thrive together. Successful candidates will contribute to that
environment and exhibit potential for excellence in their areas of
- Follows a multitude of diverse recipes to standards established
by the Executive Chef requiring grilling, deep frying, sautéing,
broiling, roasting, batch cooking, and display techniques.
- Maintains proper production and summary reports.
- Follows guidelines, policies and procedures as set forth by the
Department including uniform dress code and hygiene. Follows “Serve
Safe guidelines” in regards to food preparation and service, always
performing job duties in a safe, sanitary and cautious manner
remembering the safety of self and others.
- Ensures that products are prepared and rotated FIFO so as to
- Monitors food temperatures to insure quality and safety of
- Performs routine cleaning assignments, monitoring floors and
- Assists in other areas of the Department as needed and performs
other duties as assigned.
This position works a variety of shifts.
Typical shifts are from 6:00am-2:30pm and 12:00pm-8:30pm. Must be
willing and able to work both shifts.
Four or more years cooking
experience in professional Hospitality Industry with formal
culinary training preferred. High School degree or equivalent
preferred. Must be proficient in understanding and following basic
and complex recipes and have a sound understanding of advanced
cooking methods and techniques, and cuisine styles. Fast paced
cooking environment requires the ability to multi-task and meet
production requirements in a timely manner. Must have strong
communications skills and be able to communicate effectively with
co-workers, management, students, faculty and staff. Must be able
to follow verbal and written directions and provide responses in
writing. Ability to use computers to read and respond to emails and
to use basic applications is also required. Must be Serve Safe
certified or be certified within six months of hire date.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until
the position is filled. You will be asked to provide names and
contact information for three professional references.
External Applicants: Application instructions for external
applicants are located on the jobs.wlu.edu or here
Current W&L Employees: Apply from your existing Workday
account. Instructions are located at jobs.wlu.edu or here
- Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working,
primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in
- Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and
- Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of
the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
- Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at
the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable
degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back
- Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or
- Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg
- Standing: Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for
sustained periods of time.
- Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly
for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
- Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something
with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or
- Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to
draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
- Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or
moving objects horizontally from position to-position. This factor
is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the
substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.
Type of Work:
- The worker is subject to both environmental conditions:
Activities occur inside and outside.
- The worker is subject to hazards: Includes a variety of
physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts,
moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and
high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.
- The worker is subject to oils: There is air and/or skin
exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.
Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force
occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up
to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Position Type: Non-Exempt, Full Time, Benefit Eligible
$17.09 - Pay Commensurate with Experience
The university requires employees to become fully vaccinated for
and new employees must provide proof of at least their
first shot prior to the first day of employment. Boosters are
required. Individuals may seek a medical or a religious exemption
to the vaccination requirement.