Specialist - Line Cook - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Follows a menu to prepare and cook meats, fish, poultry, sauces, starches, soups, vegetables and other foods according to proper preparations methods. The candidate may require, familiarity with a variety of the food operation concepts, practices, and procedures, to be able to rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish designated goals. Performs a variety of complicated tasks in the diverse food production systems, such as grilling, sauté, baking, poaching, roasting, and deep frying. May lead and direct the work of others. May report directly to a supervisor or manager. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation with a high school diploma or GED.

Preferred Qualifications

One year of experience in a food operation, preferred and/or professional training or work experience in large volume food operation.


Knowledge of common cooking techniques such as poaching, braising, saute, pan-fry, deep fry, baking, roasting, simmering and steaming.

Understanding of sanitation principles, and practices related to the food production industry.


Must have the ability to read, and interpret recipes and preparation methods, technical procedures, and/or government regulations. Must be able to understand labels and safety instructions for the use of sanitizing products and cleaning chemicals instructions.

Ability to read and interpret basic measurement units used in the food production, such as fractions, grams, kilos, ounces, pounds and temperatures.


Requires the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of diverse situations in the food production environment.

Must have the ability to interpret and act on a variety of instructions, which may be furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Must have the ability to follow directions and guidelines.

Must have the ability to effectively respond to questions from supervisors, co-workers, customers, and the general public.

Pay Range

$10.00 - $12.50 per hour

Special Instructions to Applicants

Under “Reference’s Letter” Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: High School
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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