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General Job Requirements:

Cooks for RISD Dining serve in a hands-on position requiring the preparation of a wide variety of menu items utilizing a range of cooking methods including grilling, frying, sautéing, and baking and utilizing various kitchen equipment. They actively participate in a team setting, with keen attention to customer service, and to culinary and visual detail in support of dining's mission. For more information and to apply:

Required Knowledge/Skills/Experience:

  • Strong oral communication skills required, including the ability to effectively communicate effectively with diverse and multilingual populations.
  • Ability to work effectively independently and in a team setting.
  • Basic computer skills or willingness and ability to learn.
  • Rhode Island sanitation/ServSafe certification is required or must be attained within orientation and review period.
  • High school diploma required or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of one (1) year of experience as a cook or other related employment, with progressive responsibility, in a fast-paced, high volume restaurant or institutional foodservice setting with high quality standards.


  • Four (4) weeks of paid vacation Personal and sick time
  • Robust medical, dental, and vision benefits, which begin the first day of the month following your date of hire
  • Fully vested 403(b) retirement contributions after meeting eligibility requirements
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Education Assistance and Tuition Remission programs
  • 14 paid holidays
  • Free RIPTA Transportation to and from work
  • Available on campus parking
  • Meals at every shift

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