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Gonzaga Preparatory School, Spokane, WA
Gonzaga Preparatory School is a Catholic, Jesuit college preparatory school that educates students according to Gospel values, inspiring leaders who create a more just and loving world. Since 1887, Gonzaga Prep has prepared students for lives of leadership founded in a tradition of excellence in academics, activities, and service. It is a lifelong community of individuals who go forth and make the world a better place through excellence and service. With a faith-filled, college preparatory environment grounded in values drawn from the long Jesuit tradition, Gonzaga Prep students discover who they are meant to be in this world.

The Cook's primary responsibility is to provide quality products on a daily basis to the Gonzaga Preparatory School community. Cafeteria staff work as a team to safely and promptly accomplish the daily tasks while providing excellent service to the Gonzaga Prep community. This position reports directly to the Food Service Manager.

HOW TO APPLY: Email cover letter, resume, and application to [email protected]
Contact Derek Duchesne at 509-483-8511 for more information. Position open until filled.


Tasks related to food preparation:
● Cook sausage and bacon to desired doneness: hot hold
● Heat up any leftover meat or potatoes following proper food safety
● Start hash browns
● Set up breakfast station with eggs, sliced ham, grated and sliced cheese, oil or butter, and tortillas
● Produce specific amounts of breakfast burritos, pup muffins and hash browns for breakfast and break meal periods
● Periodically check internal temperatures of hot and cold items
● Set up burritos and hash browns prior to break and serve students from steam line
● After break cool leftovers and reset breakfast station for next day
● Gather english muffins in bin for next day
● Assist in preparation of lunch items for the day per menu
● Assist in production and portioning of lunch items
● Set up soup station with cheese and nacho chips
● Serve students soups and chili during lunch meal period
● Assist and monitor proper cooling and storing of leftovers

Tasks related to cleaning, organizing and preparing:
● Unlock walk in refrigerator and freezer
● Gather spatulas, scoops and tongs
● Keep counters and work area clean and free of debris
● Clean up work area and grill
● Assist in washing of daily dishes as needed and as they accumulate
● Assist in other areas as needed or directed by Manager
● Assist and participate in complete cleaning of kitchen
● Make sure all equipment is turned off
● Record time worked on time card

● Understand the School’s Mission Statement and demonstrate behavior and values consistent with the School’s Mission.
● Must possess a State Food Handler’s Permit.
● High School diploma or equivalent.
● Understand and carry out oral and written directions.
● Must be able to serve food across the serving area.
● Must be able to stand for long periods of time on a hard surface.
● Knowledge of methods and use of cleaning materials and safe work practices.
● Reference check and criminal background check required.
● High level of attention to detail, initiative, and the ability to complete work in an accurate and timely manner.
● Must be team oriented but also able to work independently.
● Ability to provide a high level of customer service to staff and guests.

Position part time, working the school’s academic calendar. Additional hours on evenings and weekends may be required, based on school activities and events.

Salary Range: $15.74 - 17.81

Physical requirements:

Physical Demands: 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.

A person working in this position will exert 20 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force occasionally, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly while carrying, pushing, and/or pulling to move objects. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit; some stooping, kneeling, and/or crouching; and significant fine finger dexterity. The employee frequently uses chemicals in the performance of this job.
Contact Derek Duchesne
Phone: (509) 483-8511
1224 East Euclid Avenue, Spokane, WA 99207