Position Detail


Date Posted: 07/11/2018
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 a cook to fill a vital role in the day-to-day operations of the Prescott Tavern Bakery.

The cook is responsible for a variety of cooking and baking duties including mixing and baking ingredients to produce soups, salads, noodle bowls, sandwiches, breads, rolls, cookies, pastries, or other baked and prepared food for the Kern Kafe and for other catering events, as needed.  The cook will play a key role in contributing to our customer satisfaction and food production goals from operating food preparation equipment to understanding the preparation of vegan, gluten free and allergy sensitive foods.

High School diploma or equivalent with two years of job-related experience is required. Qualified candidate must have proven cooking experience, including experience as a line chef, restaurant cook or prep cook. Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures is a must. The cook must be well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to multi-task; have excellent communication skills; accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks; and demonstrate a high degree of judgment, problem solving and resourcefulness. Candidate must have a commitment to quality and high expectations as well as excellent customer service. ServSafe Certification is required or must be obtained within 3 months of hire. This position will require frequent standing, and use of hands and arms; be regularly required to handle food and hot beverages; work with sharp objects; ability to lift a minimum of 25 lbs; and to frequently bend and twist from the waist. A commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds is essential.

This is a 10-month, 35 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.