Cook - Yosemite - Big Trees Lodge


About the Job

**Overview:** **About Aramark** Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) is in the customer service business across food, facilities and uniforms, wherever people work, learn, recover, and play. United by a passion to serve, our more than 270,000 employees deliver experiences that enrich and nourish the lives of millions of people in 22 countries around the world every day. Aramark is recognized among the Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE and the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute. Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter. **Description:** **Station Cook - Big Trees Lodge (Yosemite Spring 2018)** **Position Summary:** The Station Cook is responsible for the setup, service and cleaning of the kitchen area as directed by the Executive Chef in accordance with Aramark standards and safety and sanitation policies. **Essential Functions:** + Follow procedures and directions of management + Checks for color coordination and eye appeal of all food items, both hot and cold, using appropriate garnishes where practical. + Follows proper serving methods, including serving correct portion sizes + Prepare sauces, vegetables, meat, fish and poultry + Cook, bake, roast, broil, and steam meats, fish, and poultry items properly + Follows recipes and cooking procedures as directed by the Executive Chef + Regulates the temperatures while cooking to ensure food is cook properly + Sees that menu board is prepared and proper terms are used for all food items + Inspect, break-down and cleaning of various stations + Assists in expediting and assembling orders for servers to pick up + Should be capable of assuming responsibility for a short period of time without a manager present + Inspects all areas and locks secured areas at the end of each shift + Follows cleaning checklist: sweep, mop, and empty trash as needed + Additional tasks and responsibilities may be assigned at the discretion of the manager. + Tasks and responsibilities may be added or revised based on the volume of business and the need for the work to be completed at the present time. + Follows Aramark policies and procedures and safety and sanitation policies and procedures and ensures compliance with these policies and procedures + May be required to work nights, weekends, and/or overtime + Report to work on time and in complete uniform **Status and Scope:** Reports to the Executive Chef **Qualifications:** **Required Qualifications:** + Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment + Excellent customer service + Minimum 1½ years experience in the food service industry as a cook + The ability to safely operate all kitchen equipment + The ability to read and follow recipes **Desired Qualifications:** + Serve Safe Certified + High School Education or equivalent + More than 3 years experience in the food service industry as a cook **Work Environment:** Back-of-house. Requires frequent lifting/transporting hot food items, ability to work inside kitchen area, interact with heated equipment, steam, and other at risk conditions. Involves repetitive motion. Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran