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Rochester Institute of Technology Cook I-Gracie's in Rochester, New York


Position Title:

Cook I-Gracie's



Detailed Job Description:

We want you to be part of a high energy dining team who depend on each other to succeed. The environment is friendly but fast-paced. The goal? Nobody goes hungry, and everybody leaves smiling!

Here is what you will need to be successful in the job:

Scheduled work hours are to be determined

  • Responsible to all customers and co-workers to provide excellent service in a friendly, sincere and courteous manner.

  • Assist Sous Chef in preparing menu items according to production specifications and recipes from our CBORD database.

  • Communicate effectively with staff, student employees, other management team members and the general public.

  • Assist in training and supervising students on all food procedures for both front and back of the house of operation

  • Bring Creativity to the development of menus in conjunction with the Sous Chef and Management

  • Assist Sous Chef in training and supervising of student employees including proper use, cleaning and sanitizing of equipment, proper food preparation and production procedures.

  • Possess an awareness and basic knowledge of allergens, food sensitivities and dietetic restrictions. Show a willingness to work with the customer and management in resolving potential diet limitations of the customer.

  • Insure that all foods are high in quality, served and stored at proper temperatures and times. Follow all New York State and Monroe County health codes as they relate to health, sanitation and safety. Serve as a good example for proper sanitation, cleaning and personal hygiene.

Requisition Number:



Finance & Administration

Required Application Documents:

Curriculum Vitae or Resume

Employment Category:


Additional Details:

The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources.RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities.RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to

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How To Apply:

In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: . Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.

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Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED (or equivalent experience) and 6 months of experience in a high volume restaurant, country club, or institutional setting.

  • Servsafe certified or ability to obtain within six months of hire.

  • Allertain certified or ability to obtain within six months of hire.

  • Must successfully complete Cook I Food culinary skills test.

Department/College Description:

About RIT Dining

RIT Dining supports all meal plans both on campus and at select off campus locations. We are looking for a high energy team member that enjoys working in a busy environment serving customers. The successful candidate will need to be able to work with a diverse student work force which may include of deaf / hard of hearing, and internationals students. Hours would change for breaks, intersession and summer semester. This position may support serving from 1500 to over 3000 customers (faculty, staff and students) in any one location on a daily basis.


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About RIT:

Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. We are dedicated to building a diverse community, one where employees feel a sense of belonging, and are valued for their contributions and the perspectives they bring.

As a member of the RIT community, you'll receive a comprehensive employee benefits package ( that offers multiple options and access to additional employment advantages. You can tailor your benefit elections to meet your needs (affordable medical/dental/vision benefits; paid vacation/sick time/retirement saving plan with exceptional employer match; and tuition assistance for you and your family, to name a few).