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Delaware North Cook, UBS Arena in Elmont, New York

The Opportunity

Delaware North Sportservice is hiring Cooks to join our team at UBS Arena in Elmont, New York.

As a Cook, you will have strong communication skills, consistent excellence in food preparation, always observing safety protocols and cleanliness standards, set up of equipment, and verification of stock.

Located within Belmont Park, UBS Arena is the center for entertainment, music, and home of the New York Islanders. Get in on the action and be part of a dynamic team!

Per city, state, or client mandate, all current and new hires at this location are required to have received an authorized COVID 19 vaccination. You will be asked to confirm this prior to receiving a job offer.

Responsibilities

  • Prepares food to specifications before and during unit operations.

  • Properly measures and portions all food items. Complies with all portion sizes, quality standards, department rules, policies and procedures.

  • Cooks all food to proper specifications in a timely manner.

  • Utilizes kitchen equipment to prepare food items such as: knives, slicers, whips, pots, pans, warmers, steamers, grills, ovens, etc.

  • Ensures proper food temperatures are maintained and food is stored correctly.

  • Ensures freshness and quality of all menu items.

  • Packages all products to proper specifications.

  • Performs opening, closing and side work duties as instructed and according proper guidelines.

  • Keeps workstation, coolers and equipment clean, organized, sanitized, and sufficiently stocked.

  • Follows and upholds all health codes and sanitation regulations.

  • Sets up and operates kitchen equipment

  • Uses waste control guidelines and records all waste on spoilage sheet.

  • Performs other duties assigned.

Qualifications

  • Must be at least 18 years old.

  • At least six months' experience as a Prep Cook or Line Cook.

  • Ability to read and understand recipes and food abbreviations.

  • Ability to move rapidly and coordinate multiple orders.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Attentive and detailed oriented.

  • Capable of following procedures and taking directions.

  • Basic math skills; ability to understand, calculate and follow recipe measurements and proportions.

Physical Requirements

  • Manual dexterity sufficient to chop, mix, blend, whip etc. a variety of foods and liquids.

  • Ability to lift and carry large pans from ovens or freezers, weighing up to 50 lbs.

  • Ability to handle or operate dangerous kitchen equipment.

Who We Are

UBS Arena is a $1.5 billion multi-purpose arena under construction in Elmont, New York, next to the Belmont Park race track. The arena will serve as the home of the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League (NHL) and will host around 150 major events annually. It's projected to open for the 2021–22 NHL season,

At Delaware North, you’ll love where you work, who you work with, and how your day unfolds. Whether it’s in sporting venues, casinos, airports, national parks, iconic hotels, or premier restaurants, there’s no telling where your career can ultimately take you. We empower you to do great work in a company with 100 years of success, stability and growth. If you have drive and enjoy the thrill of making things happen - share our vision and grow with us.

Delaware North Companies, Incorporated and its subsidiaries consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Delaware North is an equal opportunity employer.

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