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Job Description:

Quest Food Management Services is looking for a Dish Washer / Porter to join our team

Position Summary

Dish Washer / Porter performs a number of kitchen activities including pot washing, dishwashing, general cleaning duties, and storing food and non-food supplies. Maintains the cleanliness and sanitation of the dish area, kitchen, cafeteria and loading dock.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
*Cascades the vision of Quest Food Management Services ensuring the Quest vision, values and founding principles are effectively communicated, understood and practiced.
*Demonstrates commitment to Quest vision, values and missions through actions on a daily basis.
*Set up cutting boards, trash cans, mats, dish machines and pot sinks.
*Organize pot shelves so the same items are stored with the same items and it allows ease of access by the kitchen staff.
*Wash all soiled kitchen equipment, pots pans, and small wares from daily kitchen production according to proper sanitation standards.
*Maintain a system that ensures that the trashcans are continually emptied as needed and dispose of cardboard boxes by breaking them down and placing them in the recycling dumpster.
*Ensure that the kitchen and pot room floors are continually swept and mopped to prevent slipping accidents from occurring.
*Empty the dish machine and pot sink every two hours or as needed and refill with clean water and the proper chemicals.
*Maintain high level of cleanliness of the kitchen, pot room, dish machine, mop room and storage areas. All areas must be swept and mopped at the end of each day. No dirty equipment shall be left for the next day.
*Perform daily and weekly cleaning schedule.
*Distribute and store clean pots, dishes, and utensils.
*Record concentration of all sanitizing solutions in both the dish machine and 3 compartment sink.
*Clean and sanitize production equipment, work surfaces, and kitchen according to cleaning schedule and procedures.
*Keep floor drains clean and free of dirt, grease and trash.
*Follow all Quest policies and food safety guidelines.

Job Requirements:

*High School Diploma/GED or equivalent work experience
*Ability to perform simple arithmetic as well as to understand measurements and conversions
*Responsible for meeting and maintaining state and local certification requirements (Food Handler certification)



Company Information

Quest Food Management Services, Inc. is a privately owned, full service, foodservice management company located in Lombard, Illinois with annual sales over $65 million. Founded in 1985, Quest has served schools (elementary, middle, high schools, college/universities) throughout Chicagoland guided by its mission to provide the communities we serve with fresh, high-quality food, exceptional responsiveness and intensely personal service.

It has been Quest’s employees who have been the cornerstone of our growth.  Quality people, quality food, and quality clients are our recipe for success. Led by our vision to create the most enduring relationships in the industry by what we do and how we do it; with integrity, responsiveness, accountability, respect and excellence.

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