A Cook could be a culinary school graduate with some culinary experience or someone with at least 2 years experience working in a kitchen. You will have a strong support from experimented
Participates in the routine preparation, cooking and serving of food, a Cook will follow recipes and ensure foods are properly seasoned with moderate supervision. They are expected to complete the tasks of a in line Cook and apprentice. A Cook is expected to understand workflow, be able to work service in our outlets and have a thorough understanding of sanitation and quality controls.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Carefully follow standard recipes while preparing assigned items for food service.
Prepare and cook all food items as laid out in the menu and in accordance with the specifications on the prep sheet
Handle line assignments as scheduled (station prep and station service)
Check condition of equipment; obtain necessary utensils, tools and supplies
Handles leftover food items as instructed by the Chef.
Returns soiled food preparation utensils and small ware items to the proper areas.
Cleans assigned work station areas.
Consistently uses safe and sanitary food handling practices according to Local Health and State Laws.
Any other task as defined by supervisor
Education & Experience Requirements:
Graduate of a Culinary Degree (Associate or Bachelor’s degree) or previous industry experience of at least 2 years.
Up to date Food Handlers / Sanitation license, preferred, with clear understanding and commitment to impeccable Sanitation practices.
Desire to continue growth and knowledge.
Must be well versed in culinary terms.
Understanding of proper cooking methods.
Experience with food prep including knife work.
Able to read labels and understand HACCP and MSDS material training guidelines
Must be able to communicate & interact professionally with members & employees in the English language.
Ability to communicate in Spanish – a plus
Able to move fast and multi-task in a fast paced, high stress / pressure environment (Heat and Action)
Frequent Standing for extended periods of time.
Frequent Walking to collect or deliver goods in various kitchens and or reception areas (buffet or station set ups).
Regular Lifting up to 50 Lbs.
Must possess good physical fitness, visual acuity and sense of smell to work in the kitchen and bake shop safely.