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Culinary Operations Assistant

Full Time

 

POSITION SUMMARY:
The award-winning Institute of Culinary Education (ICE) is seeking full and part-time Culinary Operations Assistants (COA). This position will support the ICE Operations Department. The COA position provides food pulls for all of the culinary, pastry, baking, and recreational classes as well as special events, and provides support to the Recreational Chef Instructors during and after recreational classes.

SCHEDULES:

Full-time Mornings or Full-time Evenings
Part-time Evenings and/or Part-time Weekends
 

SPECIFIC JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Check pars of paper goods supplies in kitchens and storage closets and replenish
• Check pars of staples and other supplies in kitchens and replenish
• Assist in food pulls assembly as required
• Assist in receiving and storing vendor deliveries
• Assist in daily maintenance of walk in refrigerators and repacking of food items in walk in refrigerators Assist on floor as required and process returns and prepare City Harvest donations
• Reconcile inventory
• Respond to faculty requests for additional ingredients
• Participate in monthly inventories
• Assist in re-packing food items to be stored walk-in refrigerators for pulls
• Assist in upkeep of facility, including but not limited to: washing dishes and equipment, sweeping and mopping floor, disposing of garbage, cleaning walk-in and lowboy refrigerators, freezers, maintaining classroom standards and kitchen re-organization
• Assist in timely removal of trash, recycling and food waste
 

WHEN SCHEDULED TO ASSIST A RECREATIONAL CHEF INSTRUCTOR:

• In a timely manner, follow detailed instructions to select items for pull; review the pull-sheet to ensure ordered products are accurately pulled and delivered
• Provide room set-up for each class including equipment, place settings, knives, cutting boards, etc.
• During class, assist Recreational Chef Instructor with last minute requirements ensuring proper communication related to maintenance, classroom and/or products issues
• Assist Recreational Chef Instructor and Guests in class with food items and equipment
• As the class progresses, remove and place dirty dishes in dishwasher -- return clean dishes to designated areas in the classroom/kitchen
• Breakdown and clean kitchen areas and ensure equipment (pots, pans, dishes, silverware and glasses) are properly cleaned and stored
• Review ending inventory with beginning inventory to ensure all products and equipment have been accounted for
• Prepare all remaining food items and equipment to be returned to Stewarding and ensure all food and equipment are properly stored
• Complete the COA report and classroom sign-out sheet
• Perform other duties as assigned by Manager of COAs or Recreational Chef Instructor

 

REQUIREMENTS:
• High School Diploma or GED.
• One (1) year experience in restaurant or food industry preferred.
• Ability to stand for up to 9 hours a day and lift up to 50 pounds
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekendsl
• Demonstrated ability to interact in a collaborative manner with other departments and guests
• Must be familiar with weights and measure
• Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment and interact in a collaborative manner with others
• Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
• Able to multi-task and execute instructions
• Able to set up and break down rooms for classes in a timely fashion
• Able to work well both independently and as part of a team
• Punctuality and good attendance

TO APPLY:
• Forward resume to hr@ice.edu

About ICE:
The award-winning Institute of Culinary Education (ICE) was established in 1975 and has since grown to be one of America’s leading centers for culinary education and recreational cooking. ICE offers comprehensive career training programs in the Culinary Arts, Pastry & Baking Arts, Culinary Management and Hospitality Management. ICE also operates the nation’s largest recreational cooking, baking and wine education program, and offering over 2,500 classes to 26,000 students annually. ICE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information about ICE, please visit our website www.ice.edu, YouTube channel or follow us @iceculinary on Twitter.