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Employment Type:
Part time
Job Category:
Food Service
Part-Time Evening and Weekend Cook
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Whole Foods | Chicago, IL
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Job Description

Prepares recipe components and performs all functions related to the proper food preparation and maintenance of the cold case, fresh pack, salad and hot bars. Additionally ensures food quality and presentation and performs duties related to customer service, stocking, and sanitation.Responsibilities

* Prepare food items for the cold case, fresh pack, salad and hot bars according to production sheets
* Prepare food items according to recipe to ensure quality and consistency of the final product
* Ensure that all prepared items are labeled, dated, covered, and rotated
* Monitor food levels and replenish items in a timely manner
* Provide outstanding customer service; ensure customer needs are met in a timely fashion
* Monitor product quality and freshness and ensure proper rotation of product
* Maintain accurate department signage and pricing
* Complete product spoilage and transfer records, as needed
* Follow department procedures for preparing, storing, rotating, and stocking of product
* Maintain a clean and well organized work area
* Follow and comply with established procedures, including Weights and Measures, health and sanitation, and safe work practices

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

* High energy, enthusiastic, and displays an affinity for our products, core values, and company philosophy
* Ability to follow directions and established procedures
* Ability to follow a recipe
* Good basic math skills
* Ability to visually examine products for quality and freshness
* Good communication skills
* Good understanding of food production and fundamental cooking techniques
* Knowledge of proper knife-handling
* Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed

Desired Work Experiences

* Team Oriented

Kitchen Production (2-3 years)

At Whole Foods Market, we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all Team Members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, marital status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely based on qualifications for the position to be filled and business needs.

About Whole Foods

Whole Foods Market, Inc. (Whole Foods Market) owns and operates a chain of natural and organic foods supermarket. As of September 30, 2008, the Company operated 275 stores organized into 11 geographic operating regions, 264 stores in 38 United States of America states and the District of Columbia; six stores in Canada, and five stores in the United Kingdom. This includes 55 stores (net of divested locations) acquired from Wild Oats Markets, Inc. (Wild Oats) on August 28, 2007, 52 stores in 20 United States of America states and three stores in Canada. Whole Foods Market's product categories include, but are not limited to, produce, seafood, grocery, meat and poultry, bakery, prepared foods and catering, specialty (beer, wine and cheese), Whole Body (nutritional supplements, vitamins, body care and educational products, such as books), floral, pet products and household products. (Source: 10-K)