Prepare meals in accordance with portion and quality standards specified in recipes. Control food for a respective section(s) usage to minimize waste.
Duties and Responsibilities
Prepare meals for respective section(s) (restaurant, outlets, etc.) and assist in all kitchen activities to ensure that guests receive high quality food items in a timely manner.
Coordinate the smooth service in relation to the pass and pick-up of food.
Organize the day’s prepping for the cooks and restaurants; supervise line set-up and prepping.
Advise supervisor of low inventory items or may order necessary food items. Assist in receiving items and taking inventory as needed.
Maintain sanitation and cleanliness standards in the kitchen area.
Report all unsafe or malfunctioning equipment to supervisor.
Assist in the training of kitchen staff; ensure that all cook’s duties have been performed during shift.
Ability to perform functions with minimal supervision
May assist by performing ware washer / dishwasher or other kitchen duties as needed.
Help Cooks I and II as needed
May assist with other duties as assigned
In carrying out your duties you will follow all Company and Brand Standards
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
High school diploma or equivalent, plus 2 year of experience in food preparation, or equivalent combination of education and food preparation experience.
Certification of culinary training or apprenticeship and Red Seal Certification
This job requires ability to perform the following :
Carrying or lifting items weighing up to 50 pounds
Remain stationary for extended periods of time
Standing up and moving about the kitchen
Handling food, objects, products and utensils
Bending, stooping, kneeling
Communication skills (written and oral) are utilized a significant amount of time when interacting with the other cooks, wait staff or guests.
Reading and writing abilities are utilized often when preparing meals from a recipe, when assisting in the scheduling of the kitchen staff, or when keeping track of inventory.
This person utilizes problem solving and reasoning abilities .
May be required to work nights, weekends, and / or holidays
Work Area : Main Kitchen, F&B service areas.