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Cook II
Union League of Philadelphia
140 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102, United States
Union League of Philadelphia hiring Cook II in Philadelphia, PA

Union League of Philadelphia hiring Cook II in Philadelphia, PA

Union League of PhiladelphiaMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: Oct 13, 2019

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2 years

Job Details

Job Title: Cook II

Department: Kitchen

Purpose: Prepare breakfast, lunch, dinner, and break food items for banquet functions in accordance with production requirements and quality standards while maintaining a safe, sanitary work environment.

Essential Functions:

  1. Prepare food items according to orders of consistent quality following recipe cards, as well as production, portion, and presentation standards; complete mis en place and set-up station for breakfast, lunch, and/or dinner service.
  2. Start food items that are prepared ahead of time, making sure not prepare beyond estimated needs.
  3. Operate, maintain and properly clean kitchen equipment, including deep fryer, broiler, stove, steamer, food processor, mixer, slicer, oven, steam table, tilt kettle, waffle iron, and flat top grill.
  4. Date all food containers and rotate as per policies, making sure that all perishables as kept at proper temperatures; check parts to shift use, determine necessary preparation, freezer pull and line set up; note any out-of-stock items or possible shortages; return all food items not used to designated storage areas, being sure to cover/date all perishables; assist in setting up plans and actions to correct and food cost problems; control food waste, loss and usage per policies.
  5. Comply Category One and Category Two Work Rules and Standards of Conduct.
  6. Work harmoniously and professionally with co-workers and supervisors.

Knowledge and Skills:

Education: High school education, cooking school or culinary institute education or equivalent experience.  

Experience: Minimum two years culinary or related work experience. Intermediate culinary knowledge is expected fore this position. Working knowledge is generally learned on-the-job.

Skills & Abilities: Ability to operate, maintain and properly clean deep fryer, broiler, stove, steamer, food processor, mixer, slicer, oven, steam table, tilt kettle, waffle iron, flat top grill. Proficient knife skills and ability to multi-task.  


Compensation details

Full Benefits

Required Skills

Advanced Knife Handling


Dough Making / Portioning


Fish Cookery

Fish butchery

Food Safety Knowledge


Gluten Free


Kitchen Cleaning/Sanitation

Meat Butchery

Meat Cookery

Pasta Cooking

Pasta making


Sauce Development


Servesafe Certified

Up to 100 covers a night

Vegan / Vegetarian Cooking

Vegetable Breakdown

Vegetable cookery

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Fine Dining, Full Service Hotel, Country / Golf Club

In 1862, The Union League of Philadelphia was founded as a Patriotic Society to support the policies of Abraham Lincoln. Today, 154 years later, The Union League is a private, members only, Five Star Platinum Club with over 4,600 members. Membership is in the vanguard of Philadelphia life, counting among our members many top leaders in business, academia, law, medicine, politics, religion, and the arts. Our members gather to socialize, dine, network, attend events, exercise and relax in one of the city's most beautiful and historic settings. As members of the Union League of Philadelphia, they are entitled to many exclusive privileges that further details how the League is the #1 City Club in the nation.