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United Natural Foods, Inc.

Deli Cook: Part Time

United Natural Foods, Inc. - Port Charlotte, FL

Deli Cook: Part Time

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The Deli Cook aids in the success of the store by performing food preparation duties, cooking and maintaining quality of current product within the Deli. They serve as a model for extraordinary customer service and support the company guiding principles through all duties preformed within the position.



* Ensure that customer experience excellent conditions when visiting the deli, receive and greeting and are able to find what they need.

* Treat fellow associates, supervisory team, vendors and customers with dignity and respect.

* Report to shift when scheduled and arrive on time.

* Demonstrate knowledge of Deli Cook job responsibilities, equipment and products

* Clean and inspect kitchen equipment, kitchen appliances, and work areas to ensure cleanliness and functional operation.

* Clean, cut, and cook raw food products as needed.

* Compile and maintain records of food use and expenditures.

* Monitor menus and spending to ensure that meals are prepared economically.

* Plan menus that are varied, nutritionally balanced, and appetizing, taking advantage of foods in season and local availability.

* Requisition food supplies, kitchen equipment, and appliances, based on estimates of future needs.

* Train new employees.

* Wash pots, pans, dishes, utensils, and other cooking equipment or machinery

* Evaluate premises for cleanliness

* Follow recipes

* Inventory stock to ensure adequate supplies.

* Maintain records, reports, or files

* Measure or weigh ingredients for food preparation

* Operate baking equipment and food preparation equipment

* Perform a variety of food preparation duties other than cooking

* Prepare appetizers, salads, or cold dishes

* Provide customer service.

* Requisition stock, materials, supplies or equipment

* Use knives, use knowledge of food handling rules, use specialized bakery equipment

* Record production or operational data on specified forms. Recruit and hire staff, such as cooks and other kitchen workers.

* Perform all duties as assigned by the supervisor or Manager on duty

* Adhere to all Company policies, procedures and practices

Required Skills


* High School Diploma or Equivalent Preferred


* Ability to lift up to 40 pounds frequently.

* Standing and walking 100% of the time.

* Frequent bending, kneeling, grasping and reaching.

* Meet productivity standards established for the department

* Ability to complete basic mathematic functions; add, subtract, multiply, divide

* Tolerate working in cold temperatures for up to 20 minutes at a time

* Able to handle a variety of substances associates with cleaning materials, packaging, and food products

* Able to use hands freely; ability to use hand tools

* Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

* Available to work varied hours/days to assist with store operations.


System implementation experience is preferred.

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Port Charlotte, Florida, United States

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18 days 7 hours ago

United Natural Foods, Inc.


Deli Cook: Part Time United Natural Foods, Inc. - Port Charlotte, FL, United States


Location: Port Charlotte, FL

Company Profile:
America's Premier Certified Organic Distributor® UNFI is the leading independent national distributor of natural, organic and specialty foods and related products including nutritional supplements, personal care items and organic produce, in the United States. In addition to excellent distribution services, we provide a range of innovative, value-added services for our customers and suppliers, to foster mutual success and growth. Our services include marketing and promotional tools, merchandising, category management and store support services. At the core of UNFI's distribution operation are five main units: UNFI Eastern Region, UNFI Western Region, UNFI Canada, Albert's Organics and Select Nutrition. In addition, our non-distribution divisions include Blue Marble Brands, Earth Origins Market and Woodstock Farms Manufacturing.