Tag Archives: Culinary Arts

Cook

Will prepare food items for our residents at Aldersgate Village.

To apply, go to www.alltogethergreat.com and search for “cook” jobs in Topeka  at Aldersgate Village. 

Listing expires on Thursday July 15th, 2021

Dietitian Assistant

DIETITIAN ASSISTANT
Meadowlark Hills

Looking for a position where you can help enhance Residents lives?

Help enrich the lives of seniors by becoming part of the Meadowlark Team! We are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of those we care for. If you’re looking to grow your career and experience in a team-oriented environment, apply for the Dietary Assistant position today.

We believe caring for seniors is a uniquely rewarding experience and there is no better place to realize that experience than with us. We are looking for a Dietary Assistant to join our team!

Dietary Assistant Responsibilities include:
Attend resident care plan meetings
Observe meal service in our houses
Perform sanitation audits
Assist with development and implementation of menus
Become Serv Safe certified (upon hire)
Visit with residents regarding food preferences
Looking for weekday availability
Call our Human Resources team at (785) 323-3893 to learn more about the opportunity to work with a passionate and people-focused organization.

You can also learn more about Meadowlark, our history, additional job opportunities or apply at http://careers.meadowlark.org/

Listing expires on Friday June 4th, 2021

Cafe Team Member

CAN YOU BREW? CAN YOU BAKE, BAKE?
Café Team Member & Barista at Meadowlark

Part time, weekdays and every other weekend (hours will vary from 6am to 430pm)

Verna Belle’s Café at Meadowlark is searching for a creative soul with a friendly smile to join the café team! Meadowlark is a local not-for-profit organization focused on enhancing senior lifestyles. Come join a fun atmosphere perfect for hard-working people who appreciate a clean and safe environment.

As a Café Team Member, you will receive on-the-job training and the option to participate in menu planning, including sharing your favorite recipes! At Meadowlark our employees are a valuable asset to achieving our mission of providing those we serve with high-quality customer service and person-centered care.

If you love to cook, hang out with people, brew (& drink!) coffee then please call our Human Resources team at (785) 323-3893 to learn more about working for a passionate and people-focused organization. We’d love to have you visit!

You can also learn more about Meadowlark, our history, additional job opportunities or apply at https://careers.meadowlark.org/

Listing expires on Friday May 28th, 2021

Line Cook

WHATCHA’ GOT COOKIN?
Cook at Meadowlark in Manhattan, Kansas

Be a part of a dynamic, fun and creative team as a Cook at Meadowlark, a local not-for-profit organization focused on enhancing senior lifestyles. Create culinary delights in a large, full-production kitchen.

As a Cook at Meadowlark, you will receive on-the-job training and the opportunity to expand your food preparation skills, including following new recipes! At Meadowlark our employees are the most valuable asset to achieving our mission of providing those we serve with high-quality, person-centered care.
Call our Human Resources team at (785) 323-3893 to learn more about the opportunity to work with a passionate and people-focused organization. Apply online by visiting https://www.meadowlark.org/jobs.

Listing expires on Thursday May 27th, 2021

Line Cook

Hilton Garden Inn Topeka
We are looking to hire team-minded people to help be part of our team of Line cooks
Hotel name: Hilton Garden Inn Topeka
Location: 1351 SW Arvonia Place Topeka, KS 66615
We are looking for upbeat, skilled, creative, knowledgeable, resourceful, team player, honest, helpful, and dependable individuals. Come join our family! We train and promote from within.
Availability: Flexible days. Full or Part Time shifts
Must be able to work various shifts per week and be available weekdays and weekends.
Must have reliable transportation.
Experience is a plus, but not required.
Full Time, Part Time, On-call positions are available
Multitasking, team player, customer service, reliable.

Compensation is $9-$12:50/hour. Apply directly at the hotel 1351 SW Arvonia Place or by sending an email to Juan.forero@hilton.com or farid.elias@hilton.com.

Listing expires on Monday May 10th, 2021

Sushi Chef

Job Title: Sushi Clerk FLSA: Non-Exempt
Department: Asian Revision Date: 05/2018

General Function:
As a Sushi Clerk, this position will be responsible for filling customer orders, handling food in a safe manner, ordering and receiving products, making sure orders are correct, and labeling, dating, and putting product away. Additionally you will ensure a positive company image by providing courteous, friendly, and efficient customer service to customers and team members.
Reporting Relations:
Accountable and Reports to: Store Director; Assistant Director; Store Operations, Perishables, and Health Wellness Home; Food Service Director; Asian Department Manager; Assistant Asian Department Manager; Assistant Managers
Direct Reports: None

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Provides prompt, efficient and friendly customer service by exhibiting caring, concern and patience in all customer interactions and treating customers as the most important people in the store.
2. Smiles and greets customers in a friendly manner, whether the encounter takes place in the employee’s designated department or elsewhere in the store.
3. Makes an effort to learn customers’ names and to address them by name whenever possible.
4. Assists customers by: (examples include)
• escorting them to the products for which they’re looking
• securing products that are out of reach
• loading or unloading heavy items
• making note of and passing along customer suggestions or requests
• performing other tasks in every way possible to enhance the shopping experience
5. Answers the telephone promptly when called upon, and provides friendly, helpful service to customers who call including taking customer orders.
6. Takes customer orders at the Chinese Express counter.
7. Works with co-workers as a team to ensure customer satisfaction and a pleasant work environment.
8. Reviews orders for the day.
9. Understands and practices proper sanitation procedures and ensures the work area is always clean and neat.
10. Reviews the status and appearance of the food for freshness.
11. Ensures that an adequate food supply is ready and on hand and develops or follows a production list.
12. Anticipates product needs for the department on a daily basis.
13. Prepares, finishes, and replenishes product as necessary.
14. Pulls product from cooler/freezer for preparation.
15. Checks in product and puts product away
16. Removes trash in a timely manner.
17. Adheres to company policies and individual store guidelines.
18. Reports to work when scheduled and on time.

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Washes dishes as necessary.
2. Orders product and supplies as necessary.
3. Prices product for customers as necessary.
4. Delivers orders as needed
5. Assists in other areas of store as needed.
6. Performs other job-related duties and special projects as required.

Education and Experience:
High school or equivalent experience with Food Safety Certification and six months or more of similar or related experience.

Physical Requirements:
• Must be physically able to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally; exert up to 20 pounds of force frequently; and exert 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
• Visual requirements include vision from 20 inches or less to more than 20 feet with or without correction, depth perception, and field of vision
• Must be able to perform the following physical activities: Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics:
• Must have the ability to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or verbal instructions; deal with a few concrete variables.
• Ability to do simple addition and subtraction; copying figures, counting and recording.
• Possess the ability to understand and follow verbal or demonstrated instructions; write identifying information; request supplies orally or in writing.

Working Conditions:
This position is continually exposed to raw fish, flour, dust, noise, and temperature extremes. There is occasional exposure to cleaning chemicals/solvents. This is a fast paced work environment with significant pressure.
Equipment Used to Perform Job:
Scale, shrink wrap machine, Telexon re-ordering machine, walk in cooler, knives and serving cases.
Contacts:
Has daily contact with internal customers and the general public. Has weekly contact with suppliers/vendors. Has contact with Federal/State Governmental or Regulatory Agencies as necessary.

Compensation: hourly pay will be discussed at interview. To apply, go to www.Hy-vee.com/Careers.

Listing expires on Thursday May 6th, 2021

Hickory House Cook

Job Title: Hickory House Cook FLSA: Non-Exempt
Department: Hickory House Revision Date: 05/2018

General Function:
Provides prompt, efficient and friendly customer service. Prepares various foods for the Hickory House and is responsible for all hot foods and cold foods including available heat-and-eat varieties.
Reporting Relations:
Accountable and Reports to: Store Director; Assistant Directors; Store Operations, Perishables, and Health Wellness Home; Food Service Director; Hickory House Manager; Assistant Hickory House Manager; Assistant Managers

Direct Reports: None

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Provides prompt, efficient and friendly customer service by exhibiting caring, concern and patience in all customer interactions and treating customers as the most important people in the store.
2. Smiles and greets customers in a friendly manner, whether the encounter takes place in the employee’s designated department or elsewhere in the store.
3. Makes an effort to learn customers’ names and to address them by name whenever possible.
4. Assists customers by: (examples include)
• escorting them to the products for which they’re looking
• securing products that are out of reach
• loading or unloading heavy items
• making note of and passing along customer suggestions or requests
• performing other tasks in every way possible to enhance the shopping experience.
5. Answers the telephone promptly when called upon and provides friendly, helpful service to customers who call.
6. Works with co-workers as a team to ensure customer satisfaction and a pleasant work environment.
7. Prepares the cooking surfaces.
8. Prepares vegetables and sides and cooks meats and breakfast foods.
9. Places food in hot cases, monitors amounts, and refills as necessary.
10. Fills the cold case with overflow food.
11. Prepares items for the next day.
12. Ensures personal understanding of all aspects of the Hickory House.
13. Understands and practices proper sanitation procedures and ensures the work area is always clean and neat.
14. Maintains strict adherence to department and company guidelines related to personal hygiene and dress.
15. Adheres to company policies and individual store guidelines.
16. Reports to work when scheduled and on time.

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Provides direct customer service when necessary.
2. Orders product and supplies when necessary or notifies department head of needs.
3. Assists in other areas of store as needed.
4. Performs other job related duties and special projects as required.

Education and Experience:
High school or equivalent experience. Six months or less of similar or related work experience.

Physical Requirements:
• Must be physically able to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally; up to 20 pounds of force frequently; and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
• Visual requirements include vision from less than 20 inches to more than 20 feet with or without correction, depth perception, color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors), and field of vision.
• Must be able to perform the following physical activities: Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics:
• Must have the ability to solve practical problems; variety of variables with limited standardization; interpret instructions.
• Must have the ability to do simple addition and subtraction; copying figures, counting and recording.
• Must have the ability to understand and follow verbal or demonstrated instructions, write identifying information, and request supplies orally or in writing.

Working Conditions:
This position is frequently exposed to a cool environment, dampness, noise from equipment, and vibrations from some equipment. There are possible equipment movement hazards from slicers and choppers. There is daily exposure to cleaning chemicals and solvents. This is a fast paced work environment.
Equipment Used to Perform Job:
Grill, toaster, coffee machine, oven, steamer, chopper, hot case, kitchen utensils, knives, stove, chicken roaster, can opener, Telexon ordering unit, and C.A.R.S. reordering system.
Contacts:
Deals with customers on a daily basis.

Compensation is $13/hour. To apply, go to http://www.hy-vee.com/careers and choose the Topeka Hy-vee.

Listing expires on Thursday May 6th, 2021

Assistant Director – Residential- KU Dining

At KU Dining, our mission is to make every guest happy through chef crafted food and excellent customer service, with an environmental consciousness.

JOB SUMMARY:
Provides the leadership, vision, and direction for residential dining centers. Responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating, and executing for residential/retail dining operations. Directly supervises the management of operations, monitors the financial viability of operations, and promotes quality food, service, and food safety. Serves as the primary contact for students with special dietary needs. Participates in departmental, division, and campus-wide special projects with the University and affiliate partners. Acts as a liaison with campus partners such as Student Housing as well as vendor and franchise partners.

SUPERVISON RECEIVED & GIVEN: Receives direct supervision from the Director of KU Dining Services. Gives supervision to Managers of residential operations, Business Manager, and Systems Administrator.

IN THIS ROLE YOU’LL GET TO:

Change Management:
Develop and implement standards and procedures for operational efficiency in the area of food quality.
Assist with project planning within budgetary goals.

Communications:
Maintain effective, ethical, informative and timely communication with staff, colleagues and KU Memorial Union Administration
Provide timely, professional and appropriate communications with customers.
Serve as the principal liaison for KU Student Housing.
Collaborate regularly with Dining Director to ensure efficient communications and unit expectations are being met.

Cost Consciousness:
Oversee budgets for all units under direction.
Review financial performance weekly with operating units to assess performance and outline action plans for units not meeting goals.
Participate in annual departmental budget writing and capital expenditure proposals.
Set and monitor expectations for food and labor cost parameters for residential dining operations.

Customer Service:
Establish expectations for customer service standards with Dining Management team.
Oversee a program of regular inspections to maintain standards for service.
Work to generate customer feedback through surveys, comment cards, focus groups, etc.
Serve as liaison with Student Advisory/Leadership Groups such as AURH and SDAC.
Serves as primary contact for students with special dietary needs.

Leadership:
Create unit and Manager performance goals and HR functions. Interpret and implement the policies of the Union and University.
Oversee training and supervising of management staff; review work; participate in the selection of personnel; provide staff training tools; work with HR/Managers to correct deficiencies.
Notify and consult with HR and Director of Dining regarding performance issues.

Problem Solving:
Create marketing strategies for the residential division to drive sales and engage guests.
Assist with departmental strategic planning and oversee implementation of the plan as it pertains to the residential division.
Assist with recruitment strategy and achievement of staffing goals.

YOU WILL ALSO:
May fulfill operating tasks in absence of management staff.
May fulfill directorial tasks in absence of or at the direction of Director of Dining.
Serves on various Union and campus committees as necessary.
Oversee Systems Administrator and Business Manager as a function of menu management/nutrition and procurement.
Perform other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE ABILITIES & SKILLS:
Ability to analyze financial statements and make decisions on their results.
Ability to manage a large residential multi-unit Dining program.
Ability to set policy and procedures to effectively and efficiently initiate the program.
Ability to develop new concepts and manage renovations of facilities.
Strong knowledge of State and Union HR policy and procedures.
Ability to manage a large diverse work force.
Knowledge of purchasing, food management system and meal card access systems.
Knowledge of Microsoft Suite Programs.
Ability to develop and operate a profitable retail segment within residential program.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor degree in Business, Food and Nutrition, Hotel Restaurant or related discipline.
At least 2 years experience in operation of a Dining unit with volume in excess of $3 Million.
At least 2 years experience using a menu management/inventory system.
ServSafe certification.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Masters degree in Business, Hotel Restaurant or related discipline.
Demonstrated ability to create, manage and positively effect a large complex budget over $10 Million.
Proven ability to set goals, implement change in operations and culture and improve organizational performance.
Demonstrates an entrepreneurial culture throughout department as an approach in decision making process.

To apply, go to union.ku.edu/jobs.

The University of Kansas Memorial Unions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in the corporation’s programs and activities. Retaliation is also prohibited by corporation policy. The Director of Human Resources has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies and can be contacted at unionhr@ku.edu.

Listing expires on Thursday May 6th, 2021

Caterer

Hello! I am presently planning my wedding for April 17, 2021 in Kansas City, MO. I am in search of some great people to cater my wedding. I’m looking for a team who someone that can work well with others. I would love to do a tasting. I’m needing appetizers as well as a full dinner and possibly desserts.

For more information, contact Morrison.melissa016@gmail.com.

Listing expires on Sunday January 3rd, 2021

Kitchen Assistant

Key Staffing is seeking a candidate to fill a full-time Kitchen Assistant position! The Kitchen Assistant will be working 7:30am-4:30pm helping to support the Kitchen Manager. Temp to hire opportunity for the right candidate! $12.01/hr!

Kitchen Assistant Job Responsibilities:
Responsible for helping support kitchen manager in planning, preparation and delivery of meals
Responsible for direct services that contribute to the nutrition outcomes for the early childhood programs
Will be helping to meal prep
Cleaning and Sanitization
Program Integration
Occasionally participate in events and special activities
Operating a company vehicle

Kitchen Assistant Qualifications:
High School Diploma or GED
Must be able to lift 50lbs
Valid DL
Preferred experience in licensed child care setting
Preferred experience working with families of diverse backgrounds

Listing expires on Thursday October 3rd, 2019