Cook – NYIT Dining Services – Old Westbury, NY

NYIT Dining ServicesOld Westbury, NY

Full-time, Part-time

NYIT Dining Services is seeking talented culinary professionals to join our established and growing team!

Full-time and Part-time positions available


  • Excellent benefits
  • Work/life balance!
  • Vacation, personal, sick and paid holidays!
  • Pension plan and tuition benefits for employee and family

Cook Principal Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to a daily work plan provided by Area Supervisor including tasks and timelines
  • Prepare and cook food according to daily meal plan in short order and a la carte fashion in accordance to recipes and procedures set forth by Executive Chef
  • Develop daily food preparation and production lists based on daily usage and menus planned for events
  • Coordinate with supervisor and other management team members to assist in making adjustments in quantity and timing of meals based upon changes in group size
  • Work together with supervisor and co-workers to coordinate meal preparation and presentation from kitchen to floor (including layout of buffets and cooking stations); ensure quality and quantity control
  • Notify supervisor if orders for food need to be placed and work with co-workers and supervisor in requisitioning foods, grab and go from commissary, or purchasing agents
  • Assist in receiving orders
  • Take and document time and temperature logs consistently throughout the day
  • Maintain standards of sanitation, kitchen hygiene, and food service techniques and safety
  • Clean and organize of all areas including work stations, refrigerators, walk-ins, storage rooms, and general employee areas
  • Adhere to weekly schedule set forth by Area Supervisor
  • Other duties as assigned


Principal Qualifications:

  • Educational Requirements: High school or Equivalent), plus one to two years’ of experience in a commercial kitchen setting, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired
  • Must have or be working toward Serve-Safe Certification, and follow the HACCP policies and procedures
  • Ability to work a variety of shifts including weekends, evenings, and holidays
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to perform basic mathematics including: adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Please apply online @

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time


  • Cooking: 1 year


  • Food Handler

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