Lintons Food Service Management, a Philly Top Workplace and Top 50 Contract Food Service Company has an exciting opportunity for a food service leader to join our team in Northeast Philadelphia, PA.
The cook position requires someone who has excellent communication skills for both internal and external customers. Must have high sanitation standards and practices, HACCP experience, and a passion for quality food.
Position Summary: The Cook is responsible for the preparation of meals.
Qualifications: Must have at least two years of quantity or batch cooking experience and a basic knowledge of modified diets. Serv Safe Certification preferred. Must have availability to work some nights and weekends.
Responsibilities: Cooks prepares foods according to the menu cycle, standardized recipes and directions provided by the Food Service Director and Dietitian. Documents refrigeration and food temperatures and completes necessary paperwork documentation. Maintains kitchen equipment in a clean and sanitary manner. Reports any equipment needs or issues to the Food Service Director. Presents food in a fresh and appealing manner according to the Food Presentation Policy. Insure that all quality, quantity and timing objectives are met. Follows posted Sanitation Schedule and ensures a clean and organized work area at all times. Other responsibilities as requested by the Shift Supervisor or Food Service Director.
Competencies: Knowledge of basic food service sanitation and proper food handling. Ability to use industrial equipment and knowledge of basic equipment maintenance. Ability to \"batch\" cook for large quantity production. Effective oral communications with management, associates and client staff. Ability to read menus and recipes. Ability to use proper judgment and to maintain confidential information. Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations. Ability to accept direction and adhere to operating and safety policies and procedures. Ability to stand up to 8 hours at a time. Ability to lift and push/pull up to 50 pounds. Understanding of MSDS and ability to properly use and maintain chemicals. Ability to work within deadlines.
All candidates must submit to State Clearance.
Lintons Food Service Management is an Equal Opportunity and E-Verify employer. Employment decisions for all applicants and employees will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other characteristics protected under local, state or federal law.
Associated topics: baker, cafeteria, cocinera, cocinero de produccion, cutter, fryer, line cook, salad, station, wok cook
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