Hot Chef at Pearson’s Cafe job – Saint Joseph’s College of Maine – Standish, ME

Saint Joseph’s College is seeking a Hot Chef at Pearson’s Cafe.

This position requires a philosophy that cooking from scratch is paramount and customer service is of utmost importance. Preparations of all techniques are to be used and cook restaurant quality food for a mass audience.

The applicant’s availability is to be flexible(nights and weekends) with hours as schedule could change.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to following standard preparation procedures, safety and sanitation procedures, and proper cooking techniques such as steam, grill, sauté, broil, fry, braise, smoke, and poach. Chef needs to be able to multitask and follow direct orders given from the executive chef. Proper set up preparation and cleaning standards are to be followed. Chef needs knowledge of servsafe guidelines.

Various duties include but not limited to: proper knife work, working with various kitchen equipment such as slicer, buffalo chopper, steam jacket and kettle, ovens, flat top, grill, griddle, fryolater, smoker, stand mixers, immersion blenders, etc., sweeping, mopping, taking out trash, compost, and recyclables, putting products away properly according to state and federal regulations.

Previous experience working in the food industry required of at least 2 years. High School Diploma or equivalent is required.

Applicants must be willing to support the mission and core values of Saint Joseph’s College.

Saint Joseph’s College, sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, is a Catholic liberal arts college enrolling roughly 1000 students of all faiths on campus in the traditional 4-year college, while another 2,400 working adults take online courses from locations throughout the country and the world. The beautiful 430 acre campus is located on Sebago Lake, one half hour from Portland, Maine and two hours from Boston.

Saint Joseph’s College is committed to providing physical activity and wellness opportunities for our employees. We have been recognized as a 2015 Gold Level Recipient of the American Heart Association’s Fit-Friendly Worksites Recognition program.Review of applications will begin immediately.

Please complete our online application, at; click on “Jobs at SJC”. Please include your resume and cover letter, the names and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references, and read and sign the Pre-Employment Statement.

Saint Joseph’s College is an EEO employer.

Specific questions may be emailed to: or call 207-893-7757

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