Conference Center Cook

Position Summary 

This position requires experience in high volume environments with a focus on presentation and conference style catering. Responsible for assisting in daily production of culinary requirements, must have knowledge in sanitation guidelines. Assist in daily ordering and inventories. 

Duties & Functions 

  • Maintain full knowledge of menus, recipes, and other pertinent information.  
  • Must be able to follow instructions and time guidelines of daily production sheets 
  • Responsible for constant sanitation, organization, and proper food handling 


Education & Experience:   

  • Minimum of three (1) to five (3) years of culinary/kitchen experience, depending upon formal degree or training 
  • Extensive catering experience a plus 
  • High volume, complex foodservice operations experience - highly desirable 
  • Institutional and batch cooking experiences 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation 
  • Must be willing to participate in client satisfaction programs/activities 
  • ServSafe/NYC DOH  certified - highly desirable 

Physical Requirements: 

  • Flexible and long hours sometimes required. 
  • Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 25 pounds without assistance. 
  • Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping. Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time.  


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