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Assistant Cook

Apply now Job no: 9560
Work type: Full Time
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Categories: Staff/Administration, Campus Dining, Calendar Year (12-Month), Campus Based


Prepares ingredients to support recipes, menus and stations, in accordance with health code regulations

Diversity & Inclusion 

Embracing diversity for a richly inclusive community is a Guiding Principle at JWU. Our students, faculty and staff have varied backgrounds, experiences and perspectives that unite us as one community and contribute to our success. We are committed to enhancing the diversity of our workforce teams and we encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. 

Johnson & Wales University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.

Essential Job Functions

  • Follows standardized recipes and prep lists for daily need
  • Prepares and cooks food products, timely and efficiently, alongside cooks, as needed
  • Cools, refrigerates, labels and properly stores food and ingredients according to university policy and health code requirements
  • Utilizes appropriate cleaning procedures for assigned duties so that products are acquired, maintained, and stored according to university policy and health code requirements
  • Prepares kitchen for daily set up and stocking as well as assists with serving food at stations, as needed
  • Organizes the prep boards based on needs of operation and delivery schedules
  • Adjusts work, as needed, while prepping because of changing needs
  • Decides on quantity and quality of products to be prepped
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Experience working in prep and/or dishwasher or other related experience
  • Obtain and maintain food safety managers certification approved by conference for food protection
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends


Please Note:

Qualified candidates must live or relocate within a daily commuting distance of the Providence Campus location upon hire.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis until job posting is closed.

Advertised: Eastern Standard Time
Applications close:

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