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Cook - 1 opening - $12 to $16

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Creative Dining
Lookout Mountain, Georgia

Creative Dining Services is looking for a Cook. As the cook, works within the Dining Services Department to ensure that high quality, properly seasoned, nutritious food is being provided throughout the operation, in a fiscally responsible and safe manner. Works cooperatively as a valued member of the dining services team, assisting with any aspect of the dining services program necessary.


Core Responsibilities:

  • Time food production such that all food is ready at the time of service

  • Prepare food items according to established recipes and menus in a manner in which preserves food freshness, quality and appeal

  • Utilize batch cooking techniques to avoid over or under production

  • Utilize safe food handling techniques at all times

  • Store food items according to established standards of practice; utilize proper labeling and dating

  • Hold prepared food items at appropriate temperatures (below 40° if cold, above 135° if hot)

  • Maintain production records (food usage, overages, shortages, customer counts, etc.)

  • Maintain established logs (food temperatures, cooling temperatures, cooler & freezer temperatures, etc.)

  • Maintain a clean and sanitized work area

  • Follow established work rules and regulations; ready for work in the kitchen, in uniform, at the scheduled time

  • If work shift requires, properly open and/or close the kitchen – unlocking/locking doors & secured areas, and turning on/turning off of all equipment essential to the operation

  • Maintain a safe, tidy and well-organized work environment at all times; clean up spills quickly, wear protective gear as needed (ie: slicer glove), and store wares safely

  • Communicate needs and concerns regarding food production and kitchen operation to supervisor appropriately, and in a timely manner

  • Support other kitchen employees in assuring that the essential functions of the kitchen are performed adequately and appropriately

  • Be proactive in communication; monitor communication posting areas closely


We Offer Full-Time Employees:

  • Competitive pay and bonus opportunities

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • 401(k) with a company match

  • Paid time off

$400 sign-on bonus after the team member has completed 90 successful days of employment. 

Scheduling will be discussed with each candidate on an individuall basis.


About Creative Dining Services:

Creative Dining Services partners with college, universities, Fortune 100 companies, full-service senior living communities, conference centers and K-12 schools and camps to provide a different kind of hospitality and facility management services experience – one that’s fun, innovative, and focused on your community. Why? Because that’s how it should be.

Creative Dining Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Veteran-Friendly!