Reports To:AGM and GM of Plaza Restaurants
Department:Food & Beverage
Produce menu items quickly and efficiently while maintaining quality and portion control. Ensure the guest receives a quality product quickly and within cost of sale percentages.
Prepare menu items based on established specification.
Assist in prep levels through established prep procedures.
Guest service and interaction as needed.
Control waste and theft through continuous monitoring and training.
Plan and carry out manager’s list for next day’s needs and for special events/daily operations.
Maintain cleanliness of the kitchen, storage areas, and cooking line.
Assist in putting away orders & organizing product.
Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Solid knowledge of food preparation and storage, inventory controls, sanitation requirements, and commercial kitchen equipment. Basic interpersonal communication skills. Must be 18 years of age or older.
Alertness, precision, ingenuity, problem-solving, judgment, reasoning, aesthetic sense, imagination, patience, persuasiveness, speaking ability, tactile, olfactory and visual discrimination, memory, creativity, concentration and initiative are required mental abilities.
Education or Formal Training: Minimum 1 year food service experience.
Material and Equipment Directly Used:
Commercial kitchen equipment and cleaning agents.
Working Environment/Physical Activities:
80% to 100% of the workday is spent indoors in a restaurant environment with some outdoor work required. Some cook positions require up to 100% outdoor work environment. 80% of the day is spent standing and 20% walking. Frequently lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 70 pounds. Occasionally pushing/pulling objects weighing up to 150 pounds. Constantly operating controls of kitchen equipment. Occasionally climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling. Frequently crouching. Constantly reaching, handling, fingering and feeling objects. Constantly engaging in conversation, tasting, and smelling. Constantly using near acuity, and color and field vision. Frequently using far acuity, depth perception, and accommodation. Occasionally use far acuity, accommodation, and field of vision. Frequent exposure fumes, odors, and gases. Occasional exposure to dusts, mists, and poor ventilation. Constant exposure to potential mechanical, electrical, burns, and radiant energy hazards. Frequent exposure to toxic, caustic chemical hazards. This is a non-skiing position.