Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Ketchup with Jason Hughes!


Meet Jason Hughes, a PM cook at the Abel/Sandoz dining hall. 


        What are your hours?
        He works 11:30 am to 8 pm Monday through Thursday, and if he works Friday and Saturday, he works 10:30 am to 7 pm.
        How late do you stay after closing?
        People usually don’t have to stay that long after closing.  The cooks and other employees do a good job of cleaning up so everyone can head home.
        What’s something you like about your job?
        Jason really likes the people in his job; being able to help feed all the students is a great part of his job.
        How many kids come in to eat during each meal period?
        Around 900 kids come to an evening meal; Tuesdays and Thursdays it is sometimes 1,400 students.
        How many people work during each shift?
        There are usually around 4 cooks during the PM shift, a full-time dishwasher and several other staff members totaling 10 people without counting student employees.
        Where are you from?
        Jason is from Lincoln, Nebraska.
        What path led you to work at this dining hall?
        He had previously worked in restaurants such as Applebee’s before finding out about and applying for this position.
        What are your interests/hobbies outside of work?
        Outside of working here Jason has a second job, and he loves collecting pins.
        Do you have a spouse and/or kids?
            ○        Jason has family who also lives in Lincoln.

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