Requirements: 12 months of food experience preferred
Pay: starting $13.00 an hour
Vanderbilt Campus Dining takes pride in the culinary creations served from our kitchens. Our Dining program is highly decorated, the winner of many prestigious awards in the food service industry, including Best On-Site Food Service Operation in the Nation, Best Food Service Operator, the prestigious Ivy Award, and many more. We have main dining centers, restaurants and cafes, convenience stores, and we employ over 300 employees.
Duties and Responsibilities
Operate a point of sale device while adhering to Vanderbilt Campus Dining cash handling regulations
Must be able to regularly go into a cooler / freezer to stock
Assist with food preparation
Perform basic cooking techniques
Complete production and log sheets as assigned (including taking and logging food temperatures)
Maintain and stock food and beverage stations
Serve food to customers
Counting the contents of cash register drawer at the end of each shift, maintaining receipts, records and withdrawals
Provide on-the-job training to new hires
Perform all other duties as assigned and/or when needed
Must be self-motivated and disciplined
Lead by example and follow customer service standards outlined in the employee handbook.
Works in a team-driven environment, takes direction, delegates tasks and assists with problem-solving
Understands Vanderbilt Campus Dining Meal Plans and has the ability to explain the guidelines of the plan to customers
Maintains quality, safety and sanitary standards of State and City Health Departments and Vanderbilt Campus Dining codes
Maintains clean and orderly work area and complete other general cleaning duties
Reports to management any safety hazards and equipment in need of repair
This position does not have supervisory capacity; this position reports administratively and functionally to the unit's management team and chef.
Profile of an Ideal Candidate
High School Education or equivalent preferred
Food Handler Certified preferred
Previous customer service and food service experience preferred
Experience operating a point of sale device preferred
Excellent customer service
Great interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment
Minimum 1 year experience in the food service industry preferred
Must be able to understand and follow directions
Ability to read documents
Must be able to safely operate all kitchen equipment
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and frequently lift, push, pull, or carry up to 30 lbs.
Ability to walk or stand for extended time periods, up to 6 hours
Involves repetitive motion
Requires frequent lifting/transporting hot food items
Ability to work in all unit and kitchen areas while interacting with heated equipment, steam, chemicals for cleaning, etc.
Internal Number: 10000177
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