Lead Cook, Cooks Education K-12

Chappaqua, NY
14.00 per hour and up, Experience considered.
Oct 18, 2016
Dec 17, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time

Lead Cook

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 www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

Essential Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Sets up and breaks down work stations
  • Maintains a clean and sanitary work station
  • Cooks and prepares food according to production guidelines and recipes
  • Knowledge of food product, identification, and acceptable level of food quality
  • Ensures food is stored at the appropriate temperature for the appropriate length of time and follows all food safety standards
  • Completes daily temperature logs
  • Must know methods of food preparation, cooking times, and portion sizes to ensure food is prepared in prescribed manner
  • Evaluates food quality and preparedness by tasting
  • Cuts, trims, bones, and carves meats and poultry for cooking
  • Responsible for using correct portions when cutting, preparing, and serving items
  • Cleans and sanitizes work areas, equipment, and utensils

Additional Job Functions:

  • Assists in other areas as needed
  • Adheres to weekly/monthly cleaning schedules as posted by management
  • Completion of any task requested by a supervisor or member of the Aramark management team

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.  Candidates are considered for employment with Aramark without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status or other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


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