SMG Cook, $19/hr in Providence, Rhode Island


DEPARTMENT: Food & Beverage

REPORTS TO: Executive Chef


SMG, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities, has an excellent and immediate opening for the Cook for SMG/Rhode Island Convention Center. Responsible for assisting in kitchen duties fall under the Executive Chef/Sous Chef. Position is generally focused on food production/cooking/and plating all meals. Ensures all food production is prepared as prescribed by the quality standards established by the Executive Chef/Sous Chef and the company.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Production -- The taking of raw product, utilizing the available equipment to its finished state as required by the parameters of the exact menu. Keeping production schedules created by the Executive Chef/Sous Chef. Verify and maintain all portion control, quality standards, and follow all procedural methods. Secondary responsibilities include sanitation, nutrition and safety concerns threw out the facility.

Supervisory Responsibilities



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Four years with primary cooking responsibilities in a reputable high paced establishment. The ability to understand menu, recipe interpretation, solid working knowledge of all kitchen equipment including break down and cleaning. Must be highly motivated with positive attitude and personality.

Education and/or Experience

Formal education in culinary arts such as a two year degree is preferred. Food service sanitation certificates a must. Extracurricular affiliation such as the ACF is helpful.

Skills and Abilities

Position requires proficient knife skills, working meat cutting knowledge and great communication skills in the primary language (jargon) of the kitchen

Computer Skills


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to move around the facility; to stand for long hours during events; talk and hear. This position may require work inside or outside of the building, as needed by events.

Applicant must be Innovative Creative, detailed orientated, and a multitasker. Physical demands include lifting, standing, and pushing for extended periods of time. Demands include working in a fast paced, heated, noisy and stressful environment.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

State food service certification is required

Hours of Work and Travel Requirements

Hours and shifts vary


The essential responsibilities of this position are described under the headings above. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Also, this document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.

To Apply

Apply online only at our SMG Career Site

Recruiter- Nicole LaFratta

SMG -- Rhode Island Convention Center

1 Sabin Street, Providence, RI 02903

Applicants that need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process may contact 401-572-3528.

SMG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, and protected Veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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