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Kansas State University Cook in Manhattan, Kansas

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\ \ Cook\ \ Department: 3670009200 Department of Housing & Dining\ Job no: 515559\ Employment type: Staff Full Time (USS)\ Location: Manhattan, Kansas\ Worksite: On-site requirement\ Categories: Dining / Hospitality, Food Safety/Science/Systems\ Pay Grade: 04A\ \ \ About This Role:\ Participates in food production for JP\'s Sports Grill a retail restaurant serving the on-campus and Manhattan community. Prepares food and coordinates food production using made-to-order cooking methods suitable for a restaurant environment. Makes production assignments and provides on the job instruction for part-time staff.\ \ Duties include:

  • Prepare and serve high quality food using made-to-order cooking methods appropriate for a restaurant environment.
  • Provide culinary food preparation and production support for restaurant catering orders. Follow menus and use standardized recipes to produce food products.
  • Coordinate food production and service and meets all timelines.
  • Taste and evaluate products.
  • Assign production tasks and provide on the job instruction and training to hourly student employees. Monitor compliance to quality standards.
  • Perform cleaning and maintenance/sanitation activities.
  • Attend scheduled job training sessions; participate in regularly scheduled meetings, and prepare daily production sheets.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with students, customers and management staff.
  • Cultivate and maintain harmonious work relationships.

\ Why Join Us:\ Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, tuition assistance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits\ \ We Support Diversity and Inclusion:\ Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.{target="_blank" rel="noopener"}\ \ Worksite Options:\ Work is performed on the Manhattan campus.\ \ What You\'ll Need to Succeed:\ Minimum Qualifications:

  • One year of experience in commercial/institutional cooking

\ Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years cooking experience in a restaurant setting
  • Knowledge of food preparation, equipment, health sanitation, and safety procedures
  • Ability to develop and maintain congenial work relationships with others
  • Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions
  • Must be able to accurately weigh and measure ingredients, to present prepared food attractively, to use and care for equipment and handle food safely while preparing high quality products
  • High school graduation/GED
  • Prefer ServSafe certification

\ Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.
  • Moderate physical exertion is required to perform the essential functions of the position. This includes, but is not limited to, lifting, bending, reaching, pushing/pulling, repetitive movement, transporting items up to 50 lbs.

\ How to Apply:\ Please submit the online application.\ \ Screeni g of Applications Begins:\ Screening begins immediately and continues until position is filled.\ \ Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:\ \$15.50-\$16.50 per hour per hour. Some shifts may qualify for an additional \$.60 per hour shift differential.\ \ Equal Employment Opportunity:\ Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.\ \ Background Screening Statement:\ In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.\ \ \ \ Advertised: May 29, 2024\ Application Closes: Open until filled\ \ To apply, visit