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Lead Cook -Chester County Prison and Juvenile at ARAMARK

Lead Cook -Chester County Prison and Juvenile

ARAMARK West Chester, PA Full-Time

Job Description

The Lead Cook is responsible for cooking and preparing food using standard recipes and production guidelines while following food safety, food handling, and sanitation procedures. The individual in this role should safely handle knives and equipment including grills, fryers, ovens, broilers, etc. The Lead Cook may supervise employees and delegate responsibilities. The responsibilities of the position may vary by location based on client requirements and business needs.

Job Responsibilities

Schedules and assigns daily work activities to staff and supervises the completion of tasks.

Trains and guides staff on job duties, standard food safety and sanitation procedures, cooking methods, etc.

Cooks and prepares food following production guidelines and standardized recipes

Sets up workstation with all needed ingredients and equipment

Prepares ingredients by measuring, weighing, mixing, chopping, trimming, and peeling food items

Safely uses all food utensils including knives

Operates equipment such as ovens, stoves, slicers, mixers, etc.

Bakes, roasts, broils, steams, and uses a variety of cooking methods on meats, vegetables, and other foods

Arranges, garnishes, and portions food following established guidelines

Properly stores food by following food safety policies and procedures

Cleans and sanitizes work areas, equipment, and utensils

Maintains excellent customer service with a positive attitude towards guests, customers, clients, co-workers, etc.

Follows Aramark safety policies and procedures including food safety and sanitation

Ensures security of company assets

Produces and maintains work schedules and may prepare production records.

At Aramark, developing new skills and doing what it takes to get the job done make a positive impact for our employees and for our customers. In order to meet our commitments, job duties may change or new ones may be assigned without formal notice.

Qualifications

Previous supervisor experience in a related role preferred

Experience as a cook or related role required

Ability to work independently with limited supervision required

Proven knowledge of the basic principles of food preparation, various cooking methods, and food safety regulations such as proper food handling, sanitation, and storage

Food safety certification required

Demonstrates basic math and counting skills

Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal

This role may have physical demands including, but not limited to, lifting, bending, pushing, pulling and/or extended walking and standing. This role may also require uniforms and/or usage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Education

About Aramark

Our Mission

Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet.

At Aramark, we believe that every employee should enjoy equal employment opportunity and be free to participate in all aspects of the company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

About Aramark

The people of Aramark proudly serve millions of guests every day through food, facilities, and uniform services in 19 countries around the world. Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet. We believe a career should develop your talents, fuel your passions, and empower your professional growth. So, no matter what you're pursuing - a new challenge, a sense of belonging, or just a great place to work - our focus is helping you reach your full potential. Learn more about working here at [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Lead Cook -Chester County Prison and Juvenile or connect with us on Facebook , Instagram and Twitter .

Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Aramark will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance ordinance.

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