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Ruvilla Solutions Cook II in Beaufort, South Carolina

Description/Job Summary

Reports to the Chief Cook

Position Summary

Cook works under the direction of the Chief Cook and Messhall manager. Cook II performs a wide variety of simple cooking tasks under general supervision, or performs difficult and complex cooking under supervision. Performance is evaluated on compliance with instructions, accepted cooking practices, sanitary requirements and quality and appearance of food served.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to manipulate or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to communicate. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stoop, kneel, or crouch, and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. However, while lifting amounts above 30 pounds a partner must be used. The employee is required to stand for approximately 80% of the time and will frequently be required to bend.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions within the work environment. While performing the duties of this job the employee is often exposed to wet/or humid conditions and extreme heat usually in excess of 90 degrees. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


Duties and Responsibilities

Follows standards of the regional master menu.

Follows HACCP processes.

Ensures storage of food and management of food storage in accordance with quality control guidelines.

Maintains food production work sheets.

Makes suggestions regarding menu adjustments.

Read, comprehend, and follow recipes step by step.

Prepares and cooks a full variety of meats, poultry, seafood, vegetables, soups, stew, broth, sauces and gravies while following recipe scale and methodology.

In serving lines ensures food is served using the correct utensils and food portioning for individual servings.

Makes recommendations for approval from management team to improve taste and/or appearance of food.

Ensures products are prepared within quality control guidelines before serving to maintain freshness.

Performs duties as a chief cook when required.

Required Skills


The ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. The ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to communicate with customer as required.


The ability to perform basic math skills, such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

Required Experience


  • Successful completion of high school, vocational school or equivalent.

  • One to two years of job-related experience in a restaurant, cafeteria or comparable food service establishment.

  • Must attend and complete all provided training including but not limited to culinary foundation, serve safe program, orientation and safety.

  • Must be able to demonstrate extensive knowledge of HACCP procedures.