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Line Cook
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Title:Line Cook
ID:1009
Location:Silver Spring, MD
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LINE COOK
SILVER SPRING, MARYLAND
 
NOTE: WE ARE ALWAYS LOOKING FOR "GOOD FOLKS" TO JOIN OUR TEAM ON A TEMPORARY OR INTERMITTENT BASIS (WEEKENDS AND EVENINGS). WHILE WE ARE NOT CURRENTLY HIRING FOR THIS POSITION, YOU ARE WELCOME TO APPLY AND YOU WILL BE CONTACTED WHEN WE HAVE OPENINGS. THANK YOU!

ABOUT US
Located just minutes from Washington, D.C., the Tommy Douglas Conference Center's (TDCC) 21st century training and education facility sits on over 45 acres of lush grounds, offering a peaceful and serene setting to inspire creativity and productive meetings. Our mission is to provide a unique learning environment for unions and like-minded progressive organizations to gather, learn and strategize, while optimizing collaboration and camaraderie. 

POSITION SUMMARY
Cook and prepare a variety of food products, including meats, seafood, poultry, vegetables, sauces and stocks according to the TDCC’s standard recipes using a variety of equipment and utensils according to the daily prep list.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Take inventory of all items required for station set-up and determine those items that require preparation.
  • Prepare items according to standard recipes.
  • Coordinate and time orders with other kitchen operations.
  • Requisition items needed to produce menu items.
  • Notify Sous Chef of expected shortages.
  • Ensure that assigned work areas and equipment are clean and sanitary.
  • Set-up, maintain and break down prep cook station.
  • Cover, date and neatly store all leftover products that are re-usable.
  • Make recommendations for maintenance, repair and upkeep of the line prep area and equipment.
  • Close the kitchen properly using the closing checklist.
  • Attend kitchen staff meetings and offers suggestions for improvements.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
LICENSES AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS 
  • Food safety certification.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • High School diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Successful completion of a two-year course at culinary school.
  • Minimum of two years of experience in kitchen preparation and cooking.
  • Prepare menu items as needed for member or guest service.
  • Follow all state and local health and food safety regulations.
  • Follow all safety procedures for operating and cleaning machinery.
  • Perform required role during emergency situations.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT 
  • Required to stand for long periods and walk, climb stairs, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, bend stretch and twist or reach.
  • Push, pull or lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Continuous repetitive motions.
  • Work in hot, humid and noisy environment.
The Amalgamated Transit Union - Training and Education Center (ATU-TEC)/Tommy Douglas Conference Center (TDCC) is an equal opportunity employer that makes decisions without regard to an applicant's race, color, religion, ancestry or national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability status, veteran status, genetic status, family responsibilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status protected by applicable law. In the event that you need a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process, please notify the person distributing or accepting this application.
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