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LEDA Virtual Job Fair


Employers interested in posting their job openings on the LEDA Virtual job fair (at no cost) can send job description, qualifications, and application method to LEDA's Director of Workforce Development by email.

In addition to posting your vacancies on LEDA's website, positions are also distributed to a network of workforce centers and educational institutions as appropriate.

Position: Grill & Bar/Banquet Cook

Essential Duties:
1. Prepare or direct preparation of food serviced using established production procedures and systems.
• Determine amount and type of food and supplies required using production systems.
• Ensure availability of supplies and food or approved substitutions in adequate time for preparation.
• Set steam table; serve or ensure proper serving of food for tray line or dining room.
2. Comply with established sanitation standards, personal hygiene, and health standards. Observe proper food preparation and handling techniques.
3. Store food properly and safely, marking date and item.
4. Report necessary equipment repair and maintenance to supervisor.

Task List – Cook
1. Correctly prepare all food served following standard recipes and special diet orders.
2. Plan food production to coordinate with meal serving hours so that excellence, quality, temperature, and appearance of food will be preserved.
3. Apportion food for serving.
4. Maintain daily production records.
5. Keep work area neat and clean at all times; clean and maintain equipment used in food preparation.
6. Complete food temperature checks before service.

Other Duties
1. Perform tasks which are supportive in nature to the essential functions of the job, but which may be altered or redesigned depending upon individual circumstances.
2. Prepare and serve food for special functions as designed.



EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A high school diploma or equivalent preferred. Candidate must be at least 18 years of age. Prior experience in related food service positions required.

• Moderate reading and writing skills
• Proficient interpersonal relations and communicative skills
• Ability to follow written and oral instructions and procedures.
• Must maintain skills necessary to safely and efficiently operate the following equipment and machines used in the performance of the job:
o Kitchen equipment, i.e., oven, stove, dishwasher, slicer, coffee machine, steamer, mixer, and chef’s knives.


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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Ability to stand, reach, lift, bend, kneel, stoop, climb, push and pull items weighing 50 pounds or less throughout the work day.
• Manual dexterity; auditory and visual skills


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The working condition is a very fast paced environment, mostly indoor work, but some outdoor events where climate will vary from extreme heat in summer to freezing in winter. The noise level in the work environment is moderate. The work environment can become hectic with occasional periods of big workloads and high stress. Employee may be required to work evenings, weekends and/or holidays.

Application Requirements:
Apply by email to [email protected] or in person at the City Club Fitness Center from 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Monday - Friday.

Job Posted:
Application Deadline:

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