The Dining Service Worker-Pantry is responsible for all tasks related to maintaining food storage areas, delivery quality control, and product rotation in the Davis Café, a fast-paced dining unit on the Davidson College campus. The Café is a quick service meal option serving students, faculty, staff, and guests and is open 7 days per week from 7:30am-midnight during the academic year. During the summer, the Café is only open for lunch Monday through Friday, so work may not be available in the unit, but other campus work opportunities may be offered. The Cook II position is an entry level foodservice position requiring little foodservice experience. While experience is preferred, we are willing to train a person with no experience who wants to learn the business and is dedicated to the success of our program.
Deliveries-Checking deliveries for accuracy, quality, and product expiration dates.
Food Storage Areas-Maintaining proper product rotation, organization and sanitation in food storage areas.
Food Prep- Assist with food preparation as assigned by supervisor. Food must be prepared according to recipe specifications and done within the boundaries of financial responsibilities. Must use proper knife skills and work within state safety guide lines. Must be versed and seek compliance with all sanitation requirements of the state.
Stocking- Put incoming stock away in a safe and orderly manner. Food must be monitored and stored according to state laws with temperature and proper positioning in mind. Food must be rotated and pulled with oldest date in mind. Responsible for watching quality of the food and must have an eye out for spoilage, mold, bent cans, broken packaging, discoloration etc.
Communication- Responsible for communicating on a regular basis any inconsistencies within the unit or as it relates to operational performance to the supervisor. On-going feedback with the supervisor to eliminate mistakes and improve efficiency of operational procedures. Must relay scheduling conflicts, call offs in a timely manner, and any issues that are interfering with personal performance.
Policies and Procedures/Special Projects: Commitment and adherence to all policies and procedures from our handbook in Dining Services, and Davidson College. Adherence to all safety policies and procedures of Davidson College and the local, state and national authorities.
High School diploma (relevant experience that can be verified may be accepted in lieu of education requirement)
Knowledge of proper cooking techniques/methods, ability to operate kitchen equipment efficiently
Basic understanding of foodservice sanitation regulations and guidelines.
You may apply for this position at http://employment.davidson.edu . You will be required to attach a current resume.
Davidson College is a highly selective, independent liberal arts college located in Davidson, North Carolina. Current enrollment is approximately 2,000 students. Davidson is strongly committed to achieving excellence and cultural diversity, and welcomes applications from women, members of minority groups, and others who would bring additional dimensions to the college's mission.