Salad Maker - Degnan's Deli - (Yosemite)

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Fresno, CA US
Worker Type :
Hourly and Seasonal
Posted Date:
3/16/2018 11:25:07 AM
Food Services
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Position Summary:


The Salad Maker assists by preparing bulk food items in accordance with production requirements and quality standards while maintaining a safe and sanitary work environment. Food of consistent quality is prepared by following recipe cards and production and portion standards and guidelines. Salad Maker is also required to gain an extensive knowledge of how to correctly use kitchen equipment such as steamers, ovens, mixers, grills, slicers and other equipment.

Essential Functions:

• Ensure a clean, safe and pleasant atmosphere is maintained in the kitchen at all times
• Prepare and create cold food trays for breakfast and lunch buffets and events
• Prepare fruit and vegetables by pealing and cutting them as directed
• Prepare cold food options for restaurant customers, this includes but is not limited to salads, sandwiches, dressings, fruit, box lunches, and other food items
• Distribute proper portion control
• Prepare and transport various foods weighing up to 50 lbs.
• Transfer deserts on to plates ready for food service
• Operate a mechanical food slicing machine and other kitchen equipment safely
• Maintain store rooms and refrigerators and ensure they are kept clean
• Ensure that food safety guidelines and company food quality standards are adhered to at all times
• Complete time and temperature control logs on a daily basis for HACCP compliance
• Maintain a positive attitude in high stress situations
• Keep all kitchen floors swept and mopped at all times
• Report any safety hazards or unsafe conditions and practices to management immediately
• Report to work in proper uniform
• Must be flexible and willing to work a varied schedule
• May be required to perform Kitchen Utility Worker duties when business requires
• Know and comply with all company policies and procedures regarding safety, security, emergencies and energy
• Report to work on time and in complete uniform
• Other duties as assigned

Status and Scope: Reports to the Manager



• Must be able to read and follow recipes
• Must have 6 months of prior high volume food service experience
• Must be able to work independently and finish tasks in a timely manner
• Must be able to accurately carry out instructions
• Must be able to complete repetitive tasks and stand for extended periods of time
• An attention to detail focus is vital to ensure the highest standards of cleanliness are maintained
• Must be fluent in the English language
• Must complete Food Handler’s Certification
• Experience preparing a high volume of pantry products
• Complete knowledge of all kitchen departments
• Should be able to work all department shifts


Equipment Used: Oven, Mixer, Grill, and Steamer, Cleaning Utensils, Cutlery, Dishwasher, Food Cutting Utensils, Food Slicer and Hand Truck 

  • Travel Requirements: Little or No Travel (>10%)
    Lifting Requirements: HEAVY - Lifting 100 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects up to 50 pounds

    High School education or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Minimum one-year prep work or food service related work preferred.
  • Knowledge of food prep, proper knife handling, temperature control, and sanitation is helpful
  • Must be able to read and write to facilitate proper communication with others.
  • Mathematical ability required.  Must be able to perform simple mathematical calculations.
  • Must maintain security clearance.



Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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