Culinary Arts Laboratory Assistant Contra Costa College - San Pablo, California
Full time Final Filing Date: 12/21/09
To assist in the operations of the Culinary Arts Laboratory; and to supervise the dining room arrangements for student training and faculty use.
Receives general supervision from an educational manager.
Receives technical or functional supervision from a Culinary Arts instructor.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
?Unlock and open laboratory doors, refrigerators and cupboards; close and lock laboratory after service.
?Prepare espresso room for morning service; bring out cream, milk, coffee, and ice.
?Maintain cash for cash register; deposit money; send deposit slips to District Office.
?Coordinate catering services; send out billing statements to faculty for food services.
?Receive supplies from vendors and supervise their storage.
?Oversee and supervise students performing a variety of tasks/functions within the Culinary Arts Laboratory.
?Type menus, hand-out sheets, and various correspondence; answer phones and take messages.
?Distribute towels and aprons.
?Perform related duties as assigned.
Knowledge of: ?Sanitation practices applicable to food preparation, storage and serving. ?Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, and punctuation. ?Effective record keeping and filing methods. ?Culinary arts methods, procedures, and practices.
Skill to: ?Collect and account for cash. ?Maintain cleanliness and neat appearance of serving and dining areas. ?Direct and assist students in the proper procedures and techniques of the dining room and kitchen operations. ?Understand and carry out both oral and written instructions. ?Communicate effectively in both oral and written form. ?Perform routine mathematical calculations accurately, ?Establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties.
Experience and Training Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills would be:
Experience: Two years of experience in either preparing and/or serving food, as well as some general clerical experience, including experience in ordering and distributing supplies.
Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade including or supplemented by training in food preparation/serving.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Assists with the implementation and maintenance of special grant funded projects. 2. Supports the department with completion of curriculum and course development documents. 3. Works collaboratively with the department to develop and implement special events and fundraisers. 4. Ability to work cooperatively with a variety of guests, students, outside vendors and college personnel. 5. Ability to take direction and execute tasks in a timely and orderly manner 6. Displays proficiency with computers and Point-of-Sale interfaces including programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint and Aloha Operating System. 7. Displays a general knowledge of food and beverage operations and the hospitality industry. 8. Experience with ordering and product requisitioning process.
HOW AND WHERE TO APPLY
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