Housing and Food Services (HFS) is pleased to announce an opening for a Cook at the Husky Den.The Husky Den Food Court, is the largest dining hall on the UW campus with eight food concepts including, Crafted, DUB street burgers, Firecracker, Motosurf, Red Radish, Siganos, Glacie creamery, and Starbucks Coffee. It serves about 3000 guests per day including, students, staff and visitors to the University.At the University of Washington, diversity is integral to excellence. We value and honor diverse experiences and perspectives, strive to create welcoming and respectful learning environments, and promote access, opportunity and justice for all. We seek candidates who exhibit an appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse environment, inclusive of students, faculty and staff of many social, economic, cultural, ideological, racial and ethnic backgrounds.Key Responsibilities:*Using CBord recipes and specifications, prepare menu items including proteins, vegetables, fruits, starches, and sauces. *Review recipes and consult with the unit's designated culinarian (Sous Chef, Manager or Chef de Cuisine) to confirm production goals and service needs. Seek prior approval before deviation from assigned recipes and specifications.*Develop and maintain positive relationships with customers in taking orders, plating, cooking off and/or serving.*Develop and maintain positive and professional working relationships with classified staff and subordinates. *Provide direction to Food Service Workers and student staff as needed.*Monitor prepared foods to ensure proper holding temperatures and handling are in compliance with Washington State health code regulations, including required temperature log entries. *At the end of the shift, disposition all food that has been on display or held in the kitchen according to Washington State Health Code and UW Dining policies and procedures.*Ensure that all items in walk-in and in other storage areas are properly labeled. *Maintain records of foods produced, foods wasted. *Ensure that security and safety requirements are met; follow up with staff and supervisor on any issues.*Participate in cleaning the kitchen's tables and equipment.*At the end of the shift, review par levels to ensure that station is properly stocked for the next day and submit orders through CBord.*May perform additional data entry of daily production/waste records in CBord.Position DimensionsThe position is a nine-month cyclic position that works mid-September to mid-June. Additional work may be available in the summer based on business needs and seniority. While staff are hired into specific positions, they may be reassigned to a different unit or schedule with two weeks of noticeMinimum Qualifications:*Possession of, or eligible to obtain a Washington State Food Worker Card within two weeks of employment AND one year of experience as a Food Service Worker; or equivalent education/experience.Desired Qualifications*Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may substitute for required qualifications.Benefits:*Full benefits, including medical and dental insurance and retirement.*Paid vacation and sick leave, as well as 10 paid holidays a year and one personal day.*Work for a mission-driven organization that is focused on providing the best possible living and learning environment for our students.Condition of Employment:*A satisfactory outcome from the employment verification and reference check processes.Schedule:This position will work a Monday - Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. schedule. These hours may vary based on business needs. Schedules may be changed with two weeks' notice. These positions are nine-month cyclic position that will work full-time, mid-September to mid-June. Additional work may be available in the summer based on business needs and seniority. The salary range is $2832-$3576/month + benefits.Learn more about Housing & Food Services.Learn more about why our staff choose to work here!
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.