Come join Barnes & Noble, a fortune 500 company and the nation's largest retail bookseller, as we launch four new concept stores this fiscal year. Our new stores will feature a Caf?? double in size of our current caf??s with a contemporary aesthetic, an expanded food and beverage offering, including wine and beer, and a major commitment to hospitality, featuring tableside service. We've partnered with the Branstetter Group and Avroko, leaders in the restaurant consulting business, to help us design the space and menu. The new food and beverage offerings, along with our focus on hospitality, will further reinforce Barnes & Noble as a destination and a place where people come to spend time and unwind. Come join Barnes & Noble on this exciting venture where you will not only be serving customers, you'll be serving your community and helping to sell literacy. The cook will plan, prep, set up and provide quality service in all areas of food production for menu items and specials in the designated outlets in accordance with standards and plating guide specifications. Maintain organization, cleanliness and sanitation of work areas and equipment. QUALIFICATIONS: 2 years experience as a Cook in a high volume atmosphere State Food handling certificate Understand basic English both verbal and non-verbal Compute basic arithmetic Provide legible communication Comprehend and follow recipes Expand/condense recipes Ability to: perform job functions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy perform job functions under variable working conditions (for example: heat or cold) prioritize and organize be a clear thinker, remaining calm and resolving problems using good judgement follow directions thoroughly understand guest's service needs work cohesively with co-workers as part of a team work with minimal supervision maintain confidentiality of company information and recipe data PHYSICAL ABILITIES: Exert physical effort in transporting food products up to 50 pound to designated areas of the kitchen Endure various physical movements throughout the work areas Remain in stationary position for up to 6 to 8 hours throughout work shift Satisfactorily communicate with guests, management and co-workers to their understanding ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies/service procedures/standards Maintain complete knowledge of correct maintenance and use of equipment; use equipment only as intended Anticipate guests' needs, respond promptly and acknowledge all guests, however busy and whatever time of day Maintain positive co-worker and guest relations at all times Maintain and strictly abide by State sanitation/Health regulations and company standards Follow prep work as specified by the Chef, Manager or Supervisor Barnes & Noble is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups. Are you a returning applicant? Previous Applicants: Email: Password: If you do not remember your password click here.