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Assistant Cook

Assistant Cook

Job ID 
Food Service
# of Openings 
Location Name 
Conference Center
Job Location 
US-CA-Mount Hermon
Posted Date 
Targeted Job Start Date 
Casual Part-Time

More information about this job


Casual Part-Time 0-30 hours weekly


Position Objective:


Assist the lead cook in preparing high quality and nutritious meals in a manner consistent with MHA’s mission, vision and values.


Key Job Accountabilities:


  • Assist in preparing meals by specified mealtime deadlines.
  • Follow recipes to ensure consistent flavor and quality.
  • Prepare amounts indicated on production sheets to prevent waste.
  • Follow all safe food handling practices.
  • Present the food to the guests in an eye-appealing manner.
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities


General Qualifications:  

Ability to respect the Mount Hermon Association, Inc.’s (“MHA”) mission, vision, values and statement of beliefs.  Of strong moral character and integrity.




  • High School Grad or equivalent.

Work Experience:


  • Minimum one year of food service experience.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate in English.

  • Knowledge of basic math for recipe conversion.
  • Ability to use basic kitchen utensils.
  • Self-directed with ability to work without constant supervision.

Key Job Accountabilities

Physical Demands:


  • Ability to lift and carry at least 50 pounds.
  • Ability to stand and move around the majority of the workday.
  • Ability to work in hot and cold environments.
  • Ability to use a variety of kitchen tools, equipment and utensils, including sharp objects,


Additional Requirements:


  • Ability to work evenings and weekends along with a flexible schedule.
  • Possession of or ability to obtain a California food handlers card.
  • Adherence to company dress code and professional standards for personal grooming and appearance.
  • Be able to remain calm in high energy kitchen setting
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Satisfactory completion of background investigation as well as ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.


*This job description reflects essential functions of this position. It does not restrict management’s right to reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.