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Compass Group, North America COOK HELPER (ON CALL) in Brooklyn, New York

Union Square Events

  • We are hiring immediately for on call COOK HELPER positions.

  • Location: Union Square Events - 147 41st, Brooklyn, NY 11232 Note: online applications accepted only.

  • Schedule: On Call; 3:00pm - 11:00pm, shifts will vary depending on needs. More details upon interview.

  • Requirement: One year of previous catering experience is preferred.

  • Pay Range: $28.00 to $35.00

    *Internal Employee Referral Bonus Available

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    Founded in 2005 as Hudson Yards Catering, Union Square Events is a culinary and operations leader in the hospitality industry, partnering with a diverse portfolio of best-in-class clients. We produce one-of-a-kind catered events and unparalleled dining experiences in a variety of cultural, corporate, entertainment, and private venues throughout New York City and beyond.

Job Summary

Summary: Learns to assists in the preparation and cooking of various food items prior to being considered a qualified, skilled cook. Maintains food safety and sanitation standards in the preparation and kitchen areas.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Learns to read menu to estimate food requirements. Orders food from supplier or procures it from storage.

  • Prepares and cooks food in accordance with company production records and standardized recipes.

  • Learns to adjust thermostat controls to regulate temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, roasters and steam kettles.

  • Helps measure and mix ingredients according to recipes using a variety of kitchen utensils and equipment.

  • Bakes, roasts, broils and steam meats, fish, vegetables and other foods under guidance. Adds seasoning to food during mixing or cooking under the instruction of others.

  • Tests food by tasting, smelling and piercing to determine that it is cooked.

  • Carves meat, portions food on serving plates, and adds gravies, sauces and garnishes to fill orders as directed.

  • Washes, peels, cuts and shreds fruits and vegetables and fruits.

  • Butchers chicken, fish and shellfish as directed.

  • Bakes bread, rolls, cakes and pastry as course of instruction permits.

  • Maintains work area and equipment. Follows principles of sanitation and safety in handling food and equipment.

  • Interacts with customers and coworkers in a courteous, efficient and friendly manner.

  • Ensures compliance with company service standards and inventory and cash control procedures.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

    About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry

    Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

    Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with a criminal history (including relevant driving history), in a manner consistent with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and the New York Fair Chance Act.

    Union Square Events maintains a drug-free workplace.

    Req ID: 1280160

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