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Cook II- Café



Food and Beverage

Alpine, CA
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ID: 8405-954
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Full-Time/Regular

GENERAL SUMMARY

Prepares and cooks food orders including meat, fish, poultry and related items in a prompt and accurate manner. Ensures food is of proper quality, taste and presentation when prepared or served to guests.

 

PAY RATE: $20.00 hr

 

CORE SCOPE OF POSITION

* Responsible for the preparation of hot and cold food items. Checks prep list, inventory on hand against projected needs to determine production.

* Prepares and cooks food orders, including meat, fish, poultry and related items according to prescribed menus or recipes in a prompt and accurate manner.

* Observes and tests food being cooked by taste, aroma and temperature using a thermometer to determine that food is cooked properly.

* Maintains high standards of quality and appearance for all food prepared and served.

* Understands and maintains consistency of product and quality assurance.

* Ensures proper storage of product by checking storeroom, walk-ins, freezer and other areas to ensure maximum product shelf life is maintained.

* Checks recipes for specific storage procedures and requirements.

* Ensures all food items are properly covered, dated, and rotated to obtain proper quality control.

* Checks par levels to determine variety and quantity of food products required per shift as well as the set-up for the following shift.

* Stocks and maintains proper inventory level of food supplies, ingredients, and other consumables on the menus.

* Understands and practices food safety and sanitation procedures.

* Ensures that a clean, safe, hazard-free work environment is maintained.

* Complies with company and departmental policies and standard operating procedures, and applicable governmental laws and regulations.

* Maintains and operates kitchen equipment properly.

* Setups and restocks kitchen.

* Breaks down, cleans, sanitizes and reassembles all food preparation equipment after each use.

* Exhibits competency with knife handling skills, executing accuracy at an accelerated pace.

* Communicates product needs. Alerts Sous Chef when product levels are low, so that new product can be ordered.

* Attends and supports all guest service training courses.

* Maintains knowledge of current marketing promotions and/or special events.

* Follows the recipes developed by the Sous Chef

* Maintains knowledge of flavoring and seasoning.

* Attends all Kitchen Staff Meetings as required.

* Performs other duties as assigned.

 

INTERACTION

* Interacts with peer groups.

 

SUPERVISION

* Does not provide supervision to others.

 

BENEFITS

 We offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • Holidays and paid-time off.
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance.
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Match.
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Excellent opportunities to grow your career
  • Complimentary transportation to and from work on Viejas buses from a variety of locations in San Diego

 

 


Required Skills

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

* Demonstrated knowledge of char-grill, range, steamer, salamander, fryers and oven use.

* Demonstrated knowledge of knife and culinary skills.

* Knowledge of basic butchering of meat and fish, salad and cold food preparation.

* Good verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

* Ability to work in a fast paced, high stress environment.

* Ability to adjust to and manage change effectively.

* Must be dependable, timely and have high attention to detail.

* Must be flexible to work different shifts.

* Previous working knowledge of Point of Sales (POS) system preferred.

 

Required Experience

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION

* High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

* Food Handler’s Card must be obtained before commencing duties.

 

EXPERIENCE

* 2 to 3 years of restaurant production/cooking experience required.

* 1 to 2 years of fine dining experience preferred.

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