The pre-eminent expression of lifelong learning in the United States, Chautauqua Institution comes alive each summer with a unique mix of fine and performing arts, lectures, interfaith worship and programs, and recreational activities. Over the course of nine weeks, more than 100,000 people visit Chautauqua and participate in programs, classes and community events for all ages — all within the beautiful setting of a historic lakeside village. As a community, we celebrate, encourage and study the arts and treat them as integral to all of learning, and we convene the critical conversations of the day to advance understanding through civil dialogue.
The Prep Cook, takes direction from and directly reports to the Kitchen Manager to prepare food in accordance with Bellinger Hall specifications in a high volume, fast paced commercial kitchen. The Prep Cook is directly responsible for preparing cold appetizers and dishes from the line. The Prep Cook is often an entry level position for any applicant who is interested in advancement within the culinary field.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
QUALIFICATIONS to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
All applicable experiences from applicants will be accepted.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
All applicable certifications from applicants will be accepted.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT the physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Standing and walking are constant conditions.
Frequent handling of objects, reaching, maneuvering and continually positioning of oneself to perform assigned tasks.
Ability to physically grasp and transport items up to 50 pounds, including kitchen supplies and dishware.
Required flexibility to work evenings, weekends and holidays required and willingness to flex up or down in scheduled work hours (based on business need).