Food Service Cooks - Casuals

Date Posted: 02/22/2021
Type/Department:Staff in Hampshire Food
Search Status:Position Filled
Apply Now:Currently we are not accepting resumes for this position.

Hampshire College, an independent, innovative, liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is accepting applications for casual food service cooks to begin immediately.

The food service cooks prepare 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 cooks keep refrigerators and storerooms clean, neat, and organized per health code standards; operate and maintain kitchen equipment as instructed; assist in production planning, record keeping and reporting as required; and report 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 candidates will have a strong passion for, and the motivation to create great quality food adhering to the Hampshire College sustainability commitments. These positions 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. Employees in these positions will need to work in a wide temperature range. A commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds is essential.

These 40-hour/week non-benefited positions begin immediately and end May 31, 2021. Please submit your cover letter, resume and names/phone numbers of three professional references via our website at

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