Apply Description Objective This position assists the Chefs and/or Prep Cooks with any combination of duties to prepare customer orders and to maintain the kitchen work areas in clean and organized condition ensuring smooth operation of the kitchen. Essential Responsibilities Prepares menu items and meets quality standards for customer orders. Inspects food preparation and serving areas to ensure observance of safe, sanitary food-handling practices. Seasons and cooks food according to recipes and company standards. Observes and test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently. Weighs, measures and mixes ingredients according to company recipes and using various kitchen utensils and equipment. Regulates temperature of ovens, broilers, grills and roasters. Substitutes for or assist other cooks during emergencies or rush periods. Estimate expected food consumption; then requisition or purchase supplies or procure food from storage. Consult with supervisory staff to plan menus, taking into consideration factors such as costs and special event needs. Organize and distribute finished plates with service ticket to front line expediter. Conducts timing of food service with pantry, pizza, grill, and fry stations. Execute station prep list pre-service while maintaining par levels during service. Assists in stocking of the cook's line, freezers, coolers and shelves. Cleans stations, changes out of all pans and restocks posts service. Additional Responsibilities Performs other related duties as required or assigned. Requirements Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of food preparation standards. Knowledge of culinary terms. Knowledge of kitchen equipment usage and knife safety. Ability to be flexible and reliable in scheduling. Ability to learn basic cooking skills, safety, and sanitation skills. Skilled at effective communication. Ability to work alone and with a team. Physical & Mental Requirements Must have the physical and mental strength and endurance to be able to perform duties, in at times extreme environments, as well as the ability to handle stressors of the position in operational and administrative situations. Required to frequently lift and move 10-50 pounds. Expected to stand, sit, walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, bend, talk, hear, taste, smell, see, and operate objects, tools, and controls. Position Snap Shot Employment Type: Part-Time Job Type: Non-Exempt Pay Type: Hourly Supervisor: Kitchen Manager Manages Others: No Minimum Education: High School Diploma or GED Minimum Certification: Food Handler's Permit Minimum Experience: 1 Year Age Requirement: 18 Years or Older Required Travel: N/A Driving Requirements: No Tools & Equipment Used: Kitchen Equipment and Tools Equal Opportunity: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. The employer retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position as a result of evolving business needs.SDL2017 Associated topics: banquet, breakfast, cafeteria, dinner, food prep, fryer, grill, lunch, prep cook, stove
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