Sodexo Senior Cook at Camp Pendleton! in CAMP PENDLETON, California
Excellent pay - $24.00 per hour!!
Great benefits, paid time off, vacation and sick time accrual, and more!
Uniforms and kitchen tools provided!
Amazing career opportunity!
Prepare, cook, and present a variety of hot and cold foods
Train and mentor kitchen personnel
Sodexo is seeking qualified Cooks to join our team in serving the “fuel to fight” to our U.S. Marines stationed on Camp Pendleton. You will work within a Mess Hall among the many that wake up every day to train and defend our country. Our Cooks strive to provide healthy, balanced meals with variety and excitement - providing them a memorable menu experience combined with compassion and comfort while they are away from family and friends. If you have the passion, skills and desire to work with the very best…IT WOULD BE AN HONOR TO HAVE YOU JOIN OUR TEAM!
Full and Part time positions available, Training available with opportunity for advancement - Schedules vary with no late nights, shifts may include alternating weekends. Benefits, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays and Paid Sick Leave!!! Refer your friends and get paid a cash bonus when they start working too!!
The Cook Senior will accurately and efficiently prepare, portion, cook, and present a variety of hot and/or cold food items for various meal periods: to include Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Special/Catered Events. This position is responsible for supervising Service Contract Act (SCA) Cook II and possibly other lower-level positions.
May prepare food and serve customers at an a la carte station.
Prepares foods 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.
Always provides the highest quality of service to customers.
Tastes products, reads menus, estimates food requirements, check production, and keep records in order to accurately plan production requirements and requisition supplies and equipment.
May clean and sanitize workstations and equipment and must follow all Sodexo, client and regulatory rules and procedures.
Attends all allergy and foodborne illness in-service training.
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.
Produces small to large batch goods using advanced and full range of classical and contemporary cooking, plating and garnishing techniques.
Follows complex 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.
Assists with the supervision of kitchen personnel.
Selects recipes per menu cycle, prepares bakery items, receives inventory, moves and lifts foodstuffs and supplies and prepares meals for customers requiring special diets.
Serves as a lead cook guiding and assisting in the training of less experienced cooks.
Under minimal supervision, independently performs advanced cooking duties in preparing food items to be served to customers.
Advanced knife skills required.
May have oversight over the production staff and assign tasks.
May use production software to enter pre- and post-production data software.
May take inventory, and/or enter inventory into the production.
May perform and receive applicable compensation per SCA regulations for other job duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Qualifications & Requirements
Willingness 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.
Attends work and shows up for scheduled shift on time with satisfactory regularity.
High School diploma, GED or equivalent.
4 or more years of related work experience.
Knowledge of basic operation of equipment and cash-handling procedures preferred.
Must be able to direct staff and allocate resources.
Presents self in a highly professional manner to others and understands that honesty and ethics are essential.
Ability to maintain a positive attitude.
Ability to communicate with co-workers and other departments with professionalism and respect.
Maintains a professional relationship with all coworkers, vendor representatives, supervisors, managers, customers, and client representatives.
Ability to use a computer.
Requires complete knowledge of kitchen equipment.
Must be able to read and follow a recipe unsupervised
Involved with the more complex requirements of the position.
Applies advanced cooking skills.
Adapts procedures, processes, tools, equipment and techniques to meet the requirements of the position.
Substantial working knowledge of food preparation.
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
Wears protective clothing and/or Personal Protective Equipment required by the work environment or governmental regulations.
Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.
Full 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).
Job Locations US-CA-CAMP PENDLETON
System ID 870157
Category Food Service
Employment Status Full-Time
Unit Name USMC-W MH 520430
Unit Contact John L'Ecuyer,email@example.com
Target Hourly Rate 24.00
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