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Cook

Company: Veritas Collaborative, LLC
Location: Columbus
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

2 OPENINGS

$19/hour

Job Description

Position Summary:

Assist in maintaining an operational kitchen, within a kitchen team, cooking meals for 50 plus clients and guests.

Duties And Responsibilities
Portion and prepare meals in accordance with Emily Program guidelines
Clean food preparation areas, cooking surfaces, and dishes.
Performs all duties and responsibilities in a timely and effective manner in accordance with established company policies to achieve the overall objectives of the position.
Utilize knowledge of kitchen environment, including FIFO, to receive food order shipments and manage stock
Ability to Follow a recipe and employ basic baking skills
Operate large-volume cooking equipment such as grills, combi-oven, mixers, slicer, food processer, and/or griddles.
Work in a manner compliant to employee safety using personal protective equipment when required.
Package batches of food for caterings which are prepared to order and kept warm until served or transported.
Cook the exact number of items ordered, working on several different orders simultaneously and being conscious of food waste.
Batch cook items for multiple sites and allergies in an efficient and food safe manner.
Prepare specialty meals such as gluten free, lactose free, vegetarian, vegan and for anaphylactic allergy cases.
Serve orders to clients, staff and/or guests and interact in a mental health environment with daily client contact.
Facilitate daily cleaning and maintenance of kitchen
Ability to provide back up support to manager as needed
Drive company vehicle to transport supplies
Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
Associate's degree in culinary arts or combination of similar education/experience required
At least 3 years of cooking experience in a medium volume kitchen required - 5 years preferred
Experience or strong interest in learning additional leadership skills
Serv Safe Certification or ability to obtain upon hire required
Catering service experience highly preferred
Strong communication skills and/or experience working with vulnerable populations preferred
Must have a valid driver's license and be authorized to drive
Must be willing to travel to multiple sites to deliver internal catered meals

Competencies
Strong attention to detail and commitment to quality.
Solid Interpersonal skills with the demonstrated ability to develop and maintain productive relationships.
Demonstrate initiative and exercise good judgement (e.g, in starting tasks, asking questions, identifying and discussing problems, ability to structure own work, stay on task).
Ability to prioritize and adapt to changing priorities.
Shows passion for our business, clients, and values.

Workplace Environment
Standing 80-85% and Sitting 15-20%
Bending, twisting, kneeling, stooping or crouching when appropriate, on occasion
Repetitive arm and hand movements
Lift, carry, push or pull up to approx. 40 pounds (supplies, etc.)

Employment Type: Full Time

Salary: $19 Annual

Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Veritas Collaborative, LLC, Columbus , Cook, Hospitality & Tourism , Columbus, Ohio

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