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Hampshire College

893 West St
Amherst, MA 01002

Company Description:
Hampshire College is an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium with Amherst, Smith, and Mount Holyoke Colleges and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Founded in 1965, Hampshire College offers a full range of liberal arts programs through an interdisciplinary, inquiry-based curriculum. The College is located in the beautiful Pioneer Valley in Western Massachusetts and contributes to the rich cultural environments of the college towns of Amherst, South Hadley and Northampton.
Salary Range:Location:
Job Type:Category:
Full TimeRestaurant/Cooking/Food Service
Education Level:Work Experience:
High School or Equivalent
Preference: Required
Preference: Required
Hampshire College, an independent, innovative, liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is accepting applications for a food service cook.

The food service cook prepares food in accordance with federal, state, and college standards. Duties include preparing high-quality food items according to standardized recipes and instructions to meet production, delivery and service schedules; serving meals or prepares for delivery by using correct portioning, meeting outlined standards, ensuring that food is at the correct temperature and is attractive and tasty; using established ticket collection procedures during service when needed; and being responsible for records from area worked during service periods. The food service cook keeps refrigerators and storerooms clean, neat, and organized per health code standards; operates and maintains kitchen equipment as instructed; assists in production planning, record keeping and reporting as required; and reports needed maintenance, faulty equipment or accidents to the supervisor immediately.

High School diploma or equivalent, technical certification, and two years working in a high volume restaurant, or college, kitchen are required. Qualified candidate will have a strong passion for, and the motivation to create great quality food adhering to the Hampshire College sustainability commitments. This position will require working knowledge of standard culinary units of measure, current and popular trends in the food service industry, and the ability to replicate these trends; familiarity with the operation of industrial kitchen equipment; and fine knife handling skills as well as the knowledge and ability to use numerous cooking techniques. Employee in this position will need to work in a wide temperature range. A commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds is essential.

This is a 10-month, 40 hour/week benefited position with an employment cycle of August 1 through May 31. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits program. Please submit your cover letter, resume and names/phone numbers of three professional references via our website at https://jobs.hampshire.edu/


Hampshire College is an equal opportunity institution, committed to diversity and inclusion in education and employment.

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