Resident Dining Cook

Campus Dining

Department Mission: 

Sodexo Campus Dining at the University of Missouri-St. Louis is committed to providing outstanding on-campus dining. A dining experience is more than great food. It’s a community experience centered on culinary expertise, fresh ingredients, healthy options, and a shared sense of environmental and social responsibility.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Prepares and cooks to order foods that may require short preparation time.
  • May prepare food and serve customers at an a la carte and may operate a grill station. Reads food order on food required by patron, and prepares and cooks food according to instructions.
  • Provides the highest quality of service to customers at all times.
  • Follows basic recipes and/or product directions for preparing, seasoning, cooking, tasting, carving, and serving soups, meats, vegetables, desserts and other foodstuffs for consumption in eating establishments.
  • Prepares foods under direct supervision or instruction by operating a variety of kitchen equipment to measure and mix ingredients, washing, peeling, cutting and shredding fruits and vegetables, and trimming and cutting meat, poultry or fish for culinary use.
  • Tastes products, reads menus, estimates food requirements, checks production, and keeps

records in order to accurately plan production requirements and requisition supplies and equipment.

  • May clean and sanitize work stations and equipment

Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student during the period of employment.
  • Must be in good standing with the University.
  • Maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 before and during employment.
  • Have flexibility to work weekends.
  • Ability to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).
  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop, push and/or pull, and frequently lift up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift/move 40 pounds.

Compensation:

Hourly wage: $8.00 per hour

Hours of Operation:

The UMSL Resident Dining Hall in Provincial Hall is open daily from 11am to 2pm and 5pm to 7pm and Sunday through Thursday, it is also open 7:30pm – 9pm

 Required Training Dates:

Beginning of spring semester