Cooks in Newport News at PeopleShare

Date Posted: 7/28/2020

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Cooks needed for a Local University

Description for COOKS: We are seeking multiple experienced cooks who will be responsible for cooking and preparing food according to recipes and production guidelines while adhering to food safety, food handling, and sanitation procedures. The individual should safely handle knives and equipment such as grills, fryers, ovens, broilers, etc. Essential functions and responsibilities of the position may vary by client requirements and business needs.

Requirements for COOKS: Cooks and prepare a variety of food according to production guidelines and standardized recipes. Ability to read and write and basic math skills. Sets up workstation with all needed ingredients and equipment. Prepares ingredients by measuring, weighing, mixing, chopping, trimming, and peeling food items. Safely utilizes a variety of utensils including knifes and knowledge of all kitchen equipment. Operates equipment such as ovens, stoves, slicers, mixers, etc. Bakes, roasts, broils, steams, and uses a variety of cooking methods on meat, vegetables, and other foods. Arranges, garnishes, and portions food according to established guidelines. Properly stores food by adhering to food safety policies and procedures. Cleans and sanitizes work areas, equipment, and utensils. Adheres to safety policies and procedures including proper food safety and sanitation. Must have extensive prior experience. Must be able to work a flexible schedule.


Reliance Staffing, a PeopleShare Company, is the leading Staffing Agency in the region and has temporary to hire and permanent jobs in Virginia (VA) - Chesapeake, Newport News, Norfolk, Suffolk, & Virginia Beach. We have openings for receptionist, data entry, customer service, collections, office managers, call center, administrative assistant, accounts payable clerk, accounts receivable clerk, file clerk, warehouse, assembly, production, pickers, packers, forklift, machine operators, and maintenance mechanics.

PeopleShare and its affiliates (Best Practices and Reliance Staffing) provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic disposition, neurodiversity, disability, veteran status, or any other protected category or class under federal, state, and/or local laws. This policy applies to all locations and all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.