This role is perfect for someone wanting to improve their cooking and kitchen skills.
Entry level position
The purpose of this position is to be responsible for taking an ongoing inventory of ingredients to ensure nothing is running low, cutting and preparing food items to recipe specifications. Ensuring all prep areas are cleaned and sanitized to ensure food safety. The position also requires that you assist with dish washing needs as they arise.
Follow the prep list created by Line Cooks to plan daily duties.
Measure ingredients and seasonings to be used in cooking.
Prepare cooking ingredients by washing and chopping vegetables, cutting meat etc.
Follow direction toward portion control, cooking standards and wastage.
Stock/restock items on line as needed.
Prepare simple dishes such as salads, salsas, sides, etc.
Assist in the preparation and cooking of food as required.
Communicate with kitchen staff throughout the shift regarding availability of product.
Clean and sanitize food preparation and production areas as required.
Clean, organize and maintain walk-in refrigerator, reach-in refrigerator, prep and dry storage areas.
Understand and follow all food safety regulations and temperature standards within the kitchen and ensure all food items are stored properly.
Rotate products according to ‘First In, First Out’ rule to maintain shelf life standards.
Assist with busing restaurant tables when time permits.
Perform all other duties as required.
Assist with opening and closing procedures of the kitchen.
Able to stay positive under pressure
Able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 50 pounds.
Able to work in a standing position for long periods of time.
Able to work in a fast-paced environment.
Able to work quickly and safely.
Must maintain good personal hygiene always.
Must possess a positive attitude and work well with other team members.
Education and Experience
High school Diploma or equivalent GED or working towards.
1+ years kitchen experience or a true passion for cooking and enhancing your culinary skills.
Must have some familiarity with basic cooking skills.
Food Handlers Card.