General Cook-Entertainment Complex

Posted 5 months ago

Hershey Entertainment & Resorts

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Company/Organization: Hershey Entertainment & Resorts

Job Position/Title: General Cook-Entertainment Complex

Location: Hershey, PA

Pay range scale: $16 per hour


Job Description:

This is the entry level position in a professional kitchen. This culinarian should have general knowledge, understanding and application of knife skills and cooking techniques. The General Cook must possess a basic understanding of a la carte setting as well as production. The General Cook needs to possess a positive attitude with a professional appearance and demeanor.

Join the team at the Hersheypark Entertainment Complex, an award-winning property featuring Hersheypark amusement park, GIANT Center arena, Hersheypark Stadium, ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park, and Hershey Theatre. Thrilling roller coasters, action-packed Hershey Bears hockey games, thrilling live entertainment, and one-of-a-kind events are a day in the life of our team members.

Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company (HE&R) is an award-winning entertainment & hospitality organization with properties including: Hersheypark, The Hotel Hershey, Hershey Lodge, Giant Center, Restaurants, and more. Our team members share a common goal of upholding the legacy of our founder, Milton S. Hershey, while striving to live by our company’s Core Values: Devoted to the Legacy, Selfless Spirit of Service, Team Focused, and Respectful of Others. Hershey Entertainment & Resorts is committed to cultivating diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workforce, marketplace, and community, and is proud to help fulfill the dream of our founder by providing value to Milton Hershey School.

As a Part-Time Team Member, you will enjoy sweet perks like FREE admission and parking to Hersheypark, discounts on food & shopping, and more as soon as you receive your Employee ID!

Job Duties (Duties marked with an asterisk are essential functions of this job):

Produce consistent food projects while following recipes with reduced supervision and direction from the chef’s, while maintaining quality standards.

Exhibits an advanced knowledge, understanding and application of knife skills and cooking techniques.

Identify and safely use all kitchen equipment.

Properly label, date and rotate all products to ensure safekeeping and sanitation.

Maintain an organized, clean and sanitary/work area in accordance with Health Department/ ServSafe standards.

Assist, train and guide culinary interns and general cooks in daily tasks.

Able to work multiple stations in your designated area, on your designated shift to include but not limited to Garde Manger, A la Carte HotLine, Banquets, etc.

Basic understanding and knowledge of inventory control, requisitions, and par levels.

Performs other job related duties as required, to include nightly food requisitions from the butcher/storeroom and prep lists, etc.


Must be 18 years of age or older

Minimum of 2 years culinary experience OR a certificate or degree from a Culinary Institution.

High school diploma or equivalent

Must obtain ServSafe certification.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledgeable of kitchen equipment, good knife skills, and possess a full tool kit.

Knowledgeable of weights and measures, as well as basic math applications.

Must be able to assist, train, and direct culinary interns and general cooks in daily tasks

Proficient in speaking, reading, and writing in English.

Skilled with a minimum of two cuisines. Examples may include but are not limited to Asian, Italian, Classical, New American, and Mexican.

Complete a mystery basket cooking test to include 3 courses in 4 hours.

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