Culinary Platform Attendant- Akers | Culinary Platform Attendant – N Shaw Lane, Room , East Lansing, MI

Full time @Michigan State University posted 4 weeks ago

Job Description

Will organize, prepare, and supply various food items pertaining to the salad bars, cold and hot food stations, and to-order service stations in one of the Residential Dining Halls; assists cooks by combining ingredients, portioning, and serving from prepared to-order stations; maintains proper food handling and storage techniques to eliminate waste and spoilage; will work within a diverse work force; works directly with the customers. Position Location: Akers Hall.
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Graduation from high school or equivalent combination of education and experience is necessary.
One year of full-time experience in food preparation and use of kitchen equipment.
Knowledge of kitchen safety practices.
Ability to read weights and measures and the ability to weigh and measure ingredients.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers and fractions.
Knowledge of various methods of food preparation including sautéing, display cooking, deep frying, grilling and steaming etc.
Ability to properly use knives and standard kitchen equipment.
Ability and skill to prepare items utilizing proper methods and production timing to assure freshly cooked products are ready for continuous service.
Occasional lifting of 26 to 75 pounds.

Desired Qualifications
One year of satisfactory experience as a worker in a food related area or an equivalent combination of education and experience; customer oriented and ability to anticipate needed changes in service and customer demands; skilled in taking initiative and being highly flexible.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.
Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at:

Work Hours
Sunday- Thursday 2-10:30pm; Friday and Saturday OFF
Building Location
Summary of Physical Demands
Occasional lifting of 26 to 75 pounds
Bidding eligibility ends January 3, 11:55 PM

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