Rounds Cook

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Rounds Cook
Department D&CS Admin
Posting Type Internal/External
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Summary (Overview)

RISD Dining + RISD • Caters is seeking a Rounds Cook to join its self-operating dining services department.

Under the guidance of our Executive Chef, and alongside our skilled crew of Sous Chefs, the Rounds Cook assists the culinary and bakery staff in food preparation, execution and service duties in our seasonally-inspired dining venues on campus. Trains on all stations within our dining venues alongside our classically-trained management & supervisory team. Actively participates in a team setting with keen attention to customer service and to culinary and visual detail in support of RISD Dining Service’s mission.

Essential Functions/Duties

In support of Dining Service’s mission and values, the incumbent may be called upon to perform any one or a combination of the following functions listed below.

1. Prepares and completes basic kitchen, commissary and catering items as assigned to specifications desired. Washes, peels, cuts, handles, presents and stores ingredients according to specifications.

2. Completes preparation work, ensuring all ingredients are gathered, cleaned, available and ready for cooking. Under direct supervision, may assist cook with simple batch items and recipes such as, hamburgers, pancakes, and french fries.

3. Set ups and breaks down and works various service areas, including, but not limited to bakery, pizza, deli, salad and serving line.

4. Follows all health code procedures including but not limited to; temperature management, personal hygiene and sanitation.

5. Assists in keeping food supplies in order by stocking, helping with monthly inventorying, and cleaning and sanitizing work, service and storage areas.

6. Serves as a front line marketer for RISD Dining. Exhibits strong customer service skills and knowledge of the department and answers general questions about products or refers as appropriate.

7. Perform other duties as directed.

Job Qualifications Required

High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience. A minimum one year of experience in food service with knowledge and skills necessary to properly perform required tasks including cleaning and sanitizing kitchen equipment. Rhode Island sanitation/ServSafe certification is required or must be obtained within the orientation and review period. Proven ability to interact with members of the community representing diverse backgrounds and interests.

Job Qualifications Preferred

Driver’s license preferred

Pre-employment Requirement

The successful candidate will be required to meet our pre-employment background screening requirements.

Other than regular hours (typically 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Mon-Fri.)

Receives thorough supervision. Coverage is seven days per week (two days off) while school is in session and includes daytime, evening, and weekend hours.

Various schedules available; includes evenings and weekends:

2:00 PM – 8:30 PM
3;00 PM – 9:30 PM
8:00 AM – 2:30 PM
11:30 AM – 8:00 PM

Dining and Catering staff are considered essential personnel and are therefore required to work even when the school is closed.

Hours/week and months/year

Averages 40 hours per week/12 months per year

Salary Grade 07/PS
Union No

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S00115P
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
EEO Statement

RISD recognizes diversity and inclusivity as fundamental to its learning community and integral to an art and design education. We welcome candidates whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. RISD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  2. * How do you feel about working in a team?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Are you serv-safe (RI food safety) certified?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * What schedule or shift are you available to work?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation