General Cook

Full-time, Part-time Position, Available on: 2022-05-03

This is the entry level position in a professional kitchen. This culinarian should have general knowledge, understanding and application of knife skills and cooking techniques. The General Cook must possess a basic understanding of a ala carte setting as well as production. The General Cook needs to possess a positive attitude with a professional appearance and demeanor.

Job Functions:

Produce consistent food projects while following recipes with reduced supervision and direction from the chef’s, while maintaining quality standards.
Exhibits an advanced knowledge, understanding and application of knife skills and cooking techniques.
Identify and safely use all kitchen equipment.
Properly label, date and rotate all products to ensure safe keeping and sanitation.
Maintain an organized, clean and sanitary/work area in accordance with Health Department/ ServSafe standards.
Assist, train and guide culinary interns and general cooks in daily tasks.
Able to work multiple stations in your designated area, on your designated shift to include but not limited to Garde Manager, A la Carte Hot Line, Banquets, etc.
Basic understanding and knowledge of inventory control, requisitions, and par levels.
Performs other job related duties as required, to include nightly food requisitions from the butcher/storeroom and prep lists, etc.
Requirements:
Basic Qualifications:

Must be 18 years of age or older
Minimum of 2 years culinary experience OR a certificate or degree from a Culinary Institution.
High school diploma or equivalent

Company: Hershey Lodge

325 University Dr. Hershey, PA 17033

Contact: Tom Moran
tjmoran@hersheypa.com
(724) 272-9502