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Garde Manger Cook

Amherst College
Amherst, MA 01002
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    151843467

Amherst College

Amherst has taken a leadership role among highly selective liberal arts colleges and universities in successfully diversifying the racial, socio-economic, and geographic profile of its student body. The College is similarly committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration and staff.

Job Description:

Amherst College invites applications for the Garde Manger Cook position ($16.71/hour). Given Amherst's distinction as one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, the successful candidate will demonstrate the w ays in which they bring value to and will work towards supporting a broadly diverse community.

The Garde Manger Cook supports the efforts of Amherst College Dining Services in providing the diverse campus community with excellent service and production of our menus. This position assists the culinary team with the production and implementation of menu items. This individual takes appropriate actions to support a diverse workforce and participates in the College's efforts to create a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming work environment.

The work schedule varies and corresponds to the College's operational needs, but generally is Sunday through Thursday 6:00 am - 3:30 pm. As our work is central to student life, their needs occur at a variety of times throughout the day, week, and year and as such, a flexible schedule with extended shift times is required. This individual may be asked to cover other shifts or work in other areas of the operation based on business demand. In addition, the position is designated as providing essential services and should report to work, or remain on duty even though the College is closed.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
Preparation
  • Prepare assigned menu items to standard, including cold food, packaged field trips and ready-to-eat menu items while adhering to standardized recipes and production methods
  • Maintain operational standards and Health Department regulations
  • Ensure all areas are maintained in an orderly, clean, and sanitary manner
  • Set-up food items prior to and during meals meeting established standards, manage the rotation of goods to ensure highest quality
  • Perform work in a safe and efficient manner; ensure operational organization before, during, and after service
  • Ensure that equipment used is in sound, working order; tools used are properly cared for and stored
  • Effectively collaborate with a diverse set of colleagues and students
  • Communicate operational needs and concerns effectively and pro-actively
Inventory
  • Assist with the inventory of storage and supply areas
  • Inspect deliveries for quality and accuracy and communicate deficiencies
  • Communicate product needs through appropriate channels
  • Work effectively to reduce waste and loss of supply and goods

Qualifications
Required:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Current ServSafe Manager Certification or be able to achieve within six (6) months of employment
  • Commitment to working with a diverse and inclusive community
  • Allergen Awareness as required by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • 1+ year of food preparation experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication, customer service, organizational, and time management skills
  • Ability to taste and work with any and all ingredients used
  • Ability to mathematically reduce and expand measurements required by recipe
  • Attention to detail
  • Work flexible hours based upon operational needs including extended shifts
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment physical and lift test

P r e f e r r e d:
  • Prior foodservice production
  • Culinary training, certification, or degree
  • Volume cold food production experience

Amherst College requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (medical and religious exemptions may apply).

Amherst College is pleased to provide a comprehensive, highly competitive benefits package that meets the needs of staff and faculty and their families. Benefits are an important part of our overall compensation, so it is critical that you review all of the options to ensure it meets your total compensation requirements. Click here for Benefits Information .

Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume and cover letter online at https://amherst.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Amherst_Jobs . Please be sure to upload all requested documents prior to clicking Submit. Applications cannot be revised once submitted. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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Posted: 2021-10-29 Expires: 2021-11-30

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