Temporary Cook #19-042


Temporary Cook #19-042

Bastyr University is looking for a Temporary Cook to prepare Natural Foods for the Kenmore Campus Dining Commons. 

Responsibilities:  Prepare and maintain hot foods including entrees, vegetables, sauces and condiments for the daily menu and catered events.  Prepare and maintain cold foods including greens, salad bar vegetables, special salad(s), and dressings for the daily menu and catered events.  Set up the salad bar for the main dining room and catering to conference dining rooms.  Set up hot tables for the main dining room and conferencing as needed.  Report to chef regarding any items needed for the menu.  Responsible for cooking areas, seeing that they are kept clean and orderly throughout the day and at the end of the shift.  Other duties as assigned.


Minimum 2 years cooking experience. Thorough knowledge of a full range of cooking techniques, including sautéing, grilling, frying, baking, vegetable preparation procedures, and correct mixing techniques for various cold preparations.   Must know King County Health Codes for food service, and be in possession of a Washington State Food Handlers Permit.

Skills:  Must be able to accurately identify the various stages of cooking; be proficient in the use of hand tools and commercial appliances used in quantity cooking; be proficient in cutting technique.  Must be able to communicate clearly in order to work with other kitchen staff to accomplish diverse tasks in a limited time frame.  Knowledge of whole foods cooking, vegan & vegetarian, wheat free or soy free diets is helpful.  Being flexible, open to new ideas and creative is a must.

Please refer to job #19-042 and job title when applying and send cover letter, resume and references to: jobs@bastyr.edu. Open until filled. 

Our faculty and staff are committed to achieving our mission by educating students to be future leaders in the natural health arts and sciences. Bastyr University promotes a work environment that allows students, faculty and staff to develop their interests and talents while experiencing a sense of community and a commitment to diversity.

Bastyr University is an equal opportunity institution. We do not discriminate in matters of employment or participation in programs, services or benefits on the basis of gender, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, individuals with disabilities, genetic information, or veteran status. Our programs, services and facilities are accessible to individuals with disabilities. Please contact the university in advance if you require special accommodation due to a disability.

Special Note: All applicants must prove authorization to work in the United States at the time of a position offer. Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation. Any applicants requiring special assistance during the application process should contact the Human Resources department by phone (425) 602-3087 or fax (425) 602-3058 or email jobs@bastyr.edu.

Job Title: 
Temporary Cook #19-042