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RUSU Realfoods Cafe Cook - Bundoora

RMIT University Student Union

  • Date Expired: 2022-03-16
  • Location: 289 McKimmies Rd, Bundoora VIC, Australia melbourne 3083
  • Salary: Not specified
  • Industry: Hospitality
  • Position: Cook
  • Work Type: Part Time Work

The RUSU Realfoods Cafe is on the hunt for a cook to join the team on a part-time basis

The RUSU Realfoods Café Cook Bundoora position will be engaged a minimum 3 days per week based on rostered hours. During peak catering periods additional hours/ working days may be offered. The Realfoods Cook is responsible for the preparation of high quality vegetarian and vegan food for the Realfoods Café. This includes; the meals of the day (curries, stir-fry, dahl etc.), soups, salads, wraps, rolls and condiments.

Key responsibilities:

  • Preparation of high quality vegetarian and vegan cuisine for the Realfoods Café. This includes; the meals of the day (curries, stir-fry, dahl etc), soups, salads, wraps, rolls and condiments as well as preparation of promotional items.
  • Providing information, advice and suggestions to the Realfoods Café Management Team to enable them to oversee and provide direction on the Café menu and operations.
  • Receiving and managing stock in line with established procedures.
  • Ensuring that food handling practices comply with industry standards and legislative requirements for food handling and OH&S, including ensuring that food preparation, storage and washing areas are clean, safe and well maintained.
  • Working alongside, assisting and supporting student volunteers, particularly the kitchen-hand volunteers.
  • Being aware of and complying with RUSU Volunteer Policies and Procedures.
  • In the absence of the part time Café staff, responsibility for basic everyday operational tasks (including front of house operations) such as; opening of business, cash transactions, customer service, cleaning, and receiving Café stock.
  • Contributing collaboratively towards the achievement of the aims and objectives of the Student Union and undertaking other relevant duties as required.

Key selection criteria:

  • Previous experience as a chef or cook preparing vegetarian and vegan cuisine.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to food safety and hygiene principles and practice including holding a Food Safety Supervisor Certificate or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated sound understanding of diverse dietary specialisations (e.g. vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free) and ability to prepare food and drinks to meet these requirements.
  • Experience working with volunteers and a genuine desire to involve and assist kitchen volunteers in the preparation of food and drinks for the café.
  • Prior experience with menu planning and pricing.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to organic, vegetarian and fairtrade principles and practices.
  • Well-developed communication and organisational skills.
  • Enthusiasm for working with and for students in the tertiary environment and an understanding of and commitment to the principle of student control over student affairs.

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  • Date Expired: 16.03.2022
  • Location: 289 McKimmies Rd, Bundoora VIC, Australia
  • Salary: Not specified
  • Industry: Hospitality
  • Position: Cook
  • Work Type: Part Time Work

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