UNIT DESCRIPTIONCome Join Our Sodexo Team! Now hiring for the Fall 2022 (August 2022).Do you like meeting new people? Enjoy working with food?If soCome Join Our Sodexo Team!Who do we look for?We are looking for someone who is:Friendly and compassionate
Enjoys being active and engaging with customers
Loves to talk to people
Has a flexible schedule
Enjoys working in a team
Does this sound like you? Then apply now! Our team is eager to hear from you.What do we offer?All of our team members participate in a generous 401k matching program, paid training,shift Meal, company provided safety shoes, laundered Uniform program, employee discount andemployee assistance program with career advancement opportunities. Full -time associates are eligible for our full range of benefit plans including but not limited to: healthcare, vision, dental, PTO, short term/long term disability, life insurance and more! We are easily accessible by public transportation. We're located in Uptown New Orleans.Our Employees Safety Is Important To us:We regularly evaluate our sanitation and cleaning procedures, implement safe working practices including temperature checks and provide Personal Protective Equipment, including masks, gloves and hand sanitizer. This position is considered essential personnel and is a great opportunity to contribute to the health and well-being of the community.Tulane University Dining Services43 Newcomb PlaceNew Orleans, LA 70118Tulane University requires a COVID-19 vaccine to work at this location.Benefits EligibilityFull Time Benefits: At Sodexo, we believe every employee should have the resources to be their best. As part of our overall rewards, we offer benefits programs designed to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle including health, dental and vision insurance. Eligible employees can enroll in their benefits, which will be effective beginning on their first day with Sodexo. We also offer other benefits like paid time off, financial and savings programs and access to our employee assistance program and other discounts (eligibility varies by unit and may not be available to all employees).Position SummaryAccurately and efficiently prepare, portion, grill, and present a variety of hot and/or cold food items for various meal periods: to include Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Special/Catered Events.The general responsibilities of the position include those listed below, but Sodexo may identify other responsibilities of the position. These responsibilities may differ among accounts, depending on business necessities and client requirements.General Responsibilities:Prepares, seasons and cooks meats and vegetables using skill in frying, grilling and sautéing.
Prepares, seasons and cooks starches, vegetables and other side hot food items.
Performs food preparation work for cooking, including seasoning.
Measures and mixes ingredients according to recipe.
Deep fries, grills and sautés meats, fish, vegetables and other foods. Observes and tests foods being cooked by tasting, smelling and piercing.
Portions food on serving plates.
May add gravies, sauces and garnishes to servings.
May select recipes per menu cycle, prepare bakery items, receive inventory, move and lift foodstuffs and supplies and prepare meals for customers requiring special diets.
May clean and sanitize work stations and equipment and must follow all Sodexho, client and regulatory rules and procedures.
Responsible for following food safety and physical safety policies at all times, while utilizing personal protective equipment (PPE) when required by management.
Complies with all Sodexo HACCP policies and procedures.
Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner.
Complies with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures.
Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training and hazard assessments.
Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated.
May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Qualifications & RequirementsWillingness to be open to learning and growing.
Maturity of judgment and behavior.
Maintains high standards for work areas and appearance.
Maintains a positive attitude.
Ability to work a flexible schedule helpful.
Must comply with any dress code requirements.
Must be able to work nights, weekends and some holidays.
Attends work and shows up for scheduled shift on time with satisfactory regularity.
Experience/Knowledge:High School diploma, GED or equivalent.
0 to 2 years of related work experience.
Knowledge of basic operation of equipment and cash-handling procedures preferred.
Skills/Aptitude:Applies basic skills and may develop skills appropriate for the position.
Focuses primarily on own area of specialty.
Good working knowledge of food preparation.
Requires familiarity of kitchen equipment.
Must be able to read and follow a recipe unsupervised
Ability to work under pressure in fast paced environment
Must be organized and a problem solver
Some heavy lifting required
Physical Requirements:Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus, with or without corrective lenses.
Significant walking or other means of mobility.
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.
Working Conditions (may add additional conditions specific to defined work location):Generally in an indoor setting; however, may supervise outside activities and events.
Varying schedule to include evenings, holidays, weekends and extended hours as business dictates.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is primarily in a controlled, temperate environment; however, may be exposed to heat/cold during support of outside activities.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.Job Locations US-LA-NEW ORLEANSSystem ID 814555Category Food ServiceEmployment Status Full-TimeUnit Name TULANE UNIV - COMMONSUnit Contact 504-865-6001