Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concessions, and Coffee

  • Seasonal Jobs H2A & H2B
  • United States
  • Nov 09, 2019

Job Description

Perform variety of attending duties at mobile carnival food concessions. Set up, tear-down, operate mobile food concessions. The OFLC ETA requested detail on specific portions of these job duties. Each food stand would have a unit specific protocol. To clarify the portion of the job duties that include set up: Mobile food concessions are typically mounted in a trailer. A manager (not an Amusement & Recreation Attendant) would position the trailer(s) at a specific location on the grounds, unhitch the power unit from the trailer, & move the power unit away from the food concessions trailer. The awnings covering the windows during transit would be raised & secured. Items such as trash cans, screens, tables that may be positioned outside of the trailer but carried inside of the trailer during transit would be manually moved from inside the trailer to outside. Trailer would be cleaned, sanitized & stocked with supplies for the event. Any counters, guidance railings, signage, decorations would be positioned outside of the trailer. Condiment dispensers, napkin dispensers & trash containers (as are applicable for food items being served) would be set up outside of the trailer. Set up a limited number of chairs & tables for patron use. Tear down: Fold & store a limited number of chairs & tables into the trailer for transit. Condiment dispensers, napkin dispensers & trash containers would be stored in the trailer for transit. Any counters, guidance railings, signage, decorations that had been positioned outside of the trailer would be stored in the trailer for transit. Items such as trash cans, screens, tables that may be positioned outside of the trailer but carried inside of the trailer during transit would be manually moved back to inside the trailer. The awnings covering the windows during transit would be lowered & secured. May include moving/positioning, maintenance, repairs and refurbishment of equipment. OPERATE: On a carnival midway, when there is a mobile food concessions, a stand is limited to selling only one or two specific items, such as cotton candy, popcorn, turkey legs or other specialty foods. The food is prepared in a production line, where an individual may only perform one task, such as measuring corn & oil into a popper. The next individual would salt & bag. The next individual would choose correct bag as per patron order & hand to teller. The next individual would have taken order, taken money, made change & then hands order to client. Examples for Cotton Candy: 1) Keeping the sugar & flossine (special powder that adds color to the cotton candy), cotton candy cones & bags in stock in the trailer, or 2) Pouring sugar & flossine into the cotton candy spinner, waiting for the floss to form, carefully twirling the cotton candy paper cone in the tub to form the cotton candy item, when it has reached the proper size, put it into a plastic bag & hang it up; or 3) Take order, money from patron, hand cotton candy to the patron. A worker would typically be performing one of these tasks over & over & not cooking. For Caramel Apples: 1) Take apple from box, inspect to make sure not bruised. Spear with wooden stick. Dip in Caramel in Crock Pot, then put on tray to cool & set. 2) Take order, money from patron, hand caramel apple to the patron. A worker would typically be performing one of these tasks over & over & not cooking. For Pizzas: 1) Keeping the supplies of pizzas in the trailer. 2) Making the batter & pizza dough, grate cheese, place in oven for the specific time indicated. 3) Slice & display pizza. 4) take order, money from patron, hand pizza to the patron. A worker would typically be performing one of these tasks over & over & not cooking.