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Lead Prep Cook

Posted on February 21, 2024
UNITE HERE 8
Aramark @ Seattle Convention Center
Seasonal
23.98
 per hour
Seattle, WA
Health insurance, Paid time off, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Retirement benefits, Life and disability insurance
Applications accepted until position filled

JOB DESCRIPTION

As a Food Service Worker, you’ll assist with food prep, portioning meals, and serving our loyal customers. With guidance from your manager, you’ll learn on the job and make great connections with the people we serve. We’re looking for team players who are organized, focused, accountable, and above all, bring a positive attitude every day.

COMPENSATION: The hourly rate of pay for this position is $23.98. This is Aramark’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the rate of compensation for this position as of the time of posting.

BENEFITS: Aramark offers a wide array of comprehensive benefit programs and services including medical, dental, vision, and work/life resources to our benefits-eligible hourly Aramark employees. Additional benefits include retirement savings plans like 401(k) and paid days off such as parental leave and disability coverage. Hourly eligible benefits vary by location and are subject to any legal requirements or limitations, employee eligibility status, and where the employee lives and/or works

The sky is the limit for what you’ll go on to achieve next! Ignite your passion, pursue what matters.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead all aspects of and assist in preparation of food items for the day and dating products.
  • Coordinate and assist in setting up and breaking down stations designated by the manager.
  • Cook and otherwise prepare foods according to recipes and directions.
  • Responsible for use of accurate portions when preparing and serving items on the line.
  • Maintain daily temperature logs
  • Responsible for taking samples of all food items on the line prior to serving the customers.
  • Alert management and pull food items that do not meet quality expectations.
  • Complete opening and closing station checklists
  • Greet customers as they approach and leave the serving line
  • Ask customers about the quality of their service and handle any complaints while maintaining a positive attitude and smile.
  • Coordinate and assist in maintaining a clean work station (including floors, work areas, equipment, walls, refrigerators, and meat blocks)
  • Ensures that all work areas and serving utensils are cleaned and sanitized
  • Responsible for accurate disposal of waste from the service line
  • Transfers supplies and equipment between storage and work areas by hand or by cart.
  • Assist with daily safety observations and report safety hazards discovered in the location to management immediately
  • Cross-train in areas as the need arises
  • Able to work in concessions, catering, and special events required by your manager
  • Perform task as requested by your manager on a weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly basis
  • Completion of any task requested by a supervisor or member of the Aramark management team.
  • Lead all aspects of and advise the employees working on the line to ensure timely and effective service of the customers. Request support from utility workers for sanitation issues of the line as needed.

At Aramark, developing new skills and doing what it takes to get the job done make a positive impact for our employees and for our customers. In order to meet our commitments, job duties may change or new ones may be assigned without formal notice.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Great customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Strong Leadership and supervisory skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Serve Safe Certification
  • Ability to follow detailed written and verbal instructions
  • Food Service Experience preferred
  • Requires frequent lifting/transporting hot food items
  • Ability to work inside kitchen area, interact with heated equipment, steam, loud noise, chemicals and other at risk conditions

This role may have physical demands including, but not limited to, lifting, bending, pushing, pulling and/or extended walking and standing. This role may also require uniforms and/or usage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

EDUCATION

ABOUT ARAMARK

Our Mission

Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet.

At Aramark, we believe that every employee should enjoy equal employment opportunity and be free to participate in all aspects of the company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

About Aramark

The people of Aramark proudly serve millions of guests every day through food, facilities, and uniform services in 19 countries around the world. Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet. We believe a career should develop your talents, fuel your passions, and empower your professional growth. So, no matter what you’re pursuing – a new challenge, a sense of belonging, or just a great place to work – our focus is helping you reach your full potential. Learn more about working here at http://www.aramarkcareers.com or connect with us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

About the employer: Aramark @ Seattle Convention Center

Most people are familiar with the Seattle Convention Center (SCC) because we host a large variety of meetings, events, and conventions. That is the primary role we play – the Center provides a venue in which people gather from around the region, the nation and the world to share ideas, celebrate and learn. Employees are the heartbeat of this extraordinary service culture and contribute to our collective success. This will be even more evident as we scale our operations to support two buildings, Arch and Summit, in the vibrant core of downtown Seattle.

For nearly 33 years, the Seattle Convention Center has been the Northwest’s premier meetings and events facility. We welcome thousands of visitors from around the globe each year, offering industry-leading service, award-winning catering and a comprehensive range of services for event planners, exhibitors and guests.

About your union: UNITE HERE 8

UNITE HERE Local 8 represents about 5,000 workers in the hospitality industries of Oregon & Washington State. Local 8 members work in hotels, restaurants, food service, and airport concessions. They include room cleaners, cooks, bartenders, bellmen, food and beverage servers, bussers, and dishwashers. Local 8′s parent union, UNITE HERE, represents hotel, food service, and gaming workers throughout the US and Canada.

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