Lead Baker- SMU Catering

  • Aramark
  • Dallas, Texas
  • Jun 10, 2021
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers Banquet Staff

Job Description

Overview:
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves the worlds leading educational institutions, Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, prominent healthcare providers, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world. We deliver innovative experiences and services in food, facilities management and uniforms to millions of people every day. We strive to create a better world by making a positive impact on people and the planet, including commitments to engage our employees; empower healthy consumers; build local communities; source ethically, inclusively and responsibly; operate efficiently and reduce waste. Aramark is recognized as a Best Place to Work by the Human Rights Campaign (LGBTQ+), DiversityInc, Equal Employment Publications and the Disability Equality Index. Learn more about working here at or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Description:
Position Summary: The Lead Baker is responsible for cooking and preparing food according to recipes and production guidelines while adhering to food safety, food handling, and sanitation procedures. The individual should safely handle knives and equipment such as grills, fryers, ovens, broilers, etc. The Lead Baker may be responsible for oversight or delegation of responsibilities within the culinary operation. Essential functions and responsibilitiesof the position may vary by Aramark location based on client requirementsand business needs.Essential Functions:Schedules and assigns daily work assignments to a food service team and oversees the completion of tasksTrains and guides staff on job duties, proper food safety and sanitation procedures, cooking methods, etc.Cooks and prepare a variety of food according to production guidelines and standardized recipesSets up workstation with all needed ingredients and equipmentPrepares ingredients by measuring, weighing, mixing, chopping, trimming, and peeling food itemsSafely utilizes a variety of utensils including knifesOperates equipment such as ovens, stoves, slicers, mixers, etc.Bakes, roasts, broils, steams, and uses a variety of cooking methods on meat, vegetables, and other foodsArranges, garnishes, and portions food according to established guidelinesProperly stores food by adhering to food safety policies and proceduresCleans and sanitizes work areas, equipment, and utensilsMaintains excellent customer service and positive attitude towards guest, customers, clients, co-workers, etc.Adheres to Aramark safety policies and procedures including proper food safety and sanitationEnsures security of company assetsOther duties and tasks as assigned by manager

Qualifications:
Previous experience as a supervisor in a related role preferredExperience as a cook or in a related role requiredAbility to work independently with limited supervision requiredProven knowledge of the basic principles of food preparation, various cooking methods, and food safety regulations such as proper food handling, sanitation, and storageMust be able to obtain food safety certificationDemonstrates basic math and counting skillsDemonstrates interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbalRequires occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling of up to 25 lbs.Must be available to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends Requires constant standing and walking