Kitchen Prep/Line Cook

Position: Kitchen Prep/Line Cook

Job Category: Hourly - Part time

Reports to: Executive Chef

Rate: $18.00/hour

General Description:

Line Cooks perform important tasks and function related to food production, food prep, customer service, and safety. Kitchen Line Cooks must have a willingness to perform whatever work that needs to be done as well as help where help is needed in order to provide the highest quality of customer service possible.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

Minimum of 2 years in fast paced, detail oriented environment. Follows all state, county, and company health, safety, and sanitation regulations at all times. Must demonstrate full knowledge of all food items on all dining menus, consistently preparing them according to Emerald Downs recipes. Must be able to communicate effectively in English by oral, written, and reading means. Must be able to handle the pressure during busy, high volume times without compromising performance or behavior.

Special Requirements:

Work Environment, Communication & Physical Abilities:

Fast paced environment. Positive attitude is a must. Line Cooks must be committed to becoming and working as, part of the kitchen team. Line Cooks also come in contact with or are exposed to: Heated dishes, varying degrees of temperature, noise, water, wet working conditions, and sharp tools. Must be available to work all weekends and holidays during the Emerald Downs live racing season. Communicate with other staff, leadership, and guests with courtesy and respect. All kitchen personnel must also follow all state, county, and company health, safety, and sanitation regulations at all times. Must be able to meet the physical requirements of this position, including, but not limited to: Standing and walking for a minimum of eight hours a day. Lifting up to 50 pounds at or above shoulder height on a regular basis. Using a variety of body movements such as twisting, bending, stooping, reaching, pushing, and pulling. Using sight and hearing abilities in normal ranges.

Tools & Equipment:

Work stations, food, kitchen utensils, supplies, kitchen or cleaning equipment, and cookware.